In just one day the haulers will make their highly anticipated entrance into Five Flags Speedway for the 50th running of the Snowball Derby carrying many stunning Late Models, the results of tireless efforts from all race teams. With the excitement already high, we at Speed51.com are giving teams the opportunity to show off their efforts and fans the opportunity to show off their excitement by using the hashtag #SnowballDerby on Twitter.
Once again this November and December Speed51.com and ARBodies are coming together for the #SnowballDerby Twitter Box, which will be visible on the right side of Speed51.com website. Race fans will be able to get a look at the cars and stars before they load up for the Snowball Derby. During Derby week, fans will get a behind the scenes look from the racetrack here on Speed51.
ARBodies, which will supply ABC bodies for a number of Late Model teams at the Snowball Derby, continues their support of short track racing by presenting the live Twitter Box on Speed51.com.
ARBodies has become an innovative leader in the ABC body field, which was developed several years ago to help create a uniform set of body rules for Late Model series and tracks throughout the country, while also offering the bodies at an economical price for racers. ARBodies also offers cutting-edge body technology for a wide range of short track racing cars and trucks.
The 50th Annual Snowball Derby will kick off on Wednesday, November 29 with racing for the first time in event history on a Wednesday night. The Pure Stock division will be in action for a 50-lap feature prior to the annual Green Flag Pit Party and all-important qualifying draw for Late Model drivers.
Late Models will hit the track for the first time on Thursday, November 30 prior to 50-lap features for the Sportsman and Outlaw Stock divisions later that night.
Friday, December 1 is the most intense day in all of short track racing. It’s qualifying day for the Snowball Derby. Also on Friday night, the Modifieds will get their spotlight as they do battle for 75 laps to crown their Snowball Derby champion.
Saturday, December 2 is Allen Turner Snowflake 100 race day. Qualifying for the Snowflake 100 will begin at 2 p.m. CT. A 50-lap last chance race for the Snowflake 100 will immediately follow qualifying. The 50-lap last chance race for the Snowball Derby will also be held on Saturday evening at the conclusion of the last chance race for the Snowflake 100.
The green flag for the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 will wave at 7 p.m. Also on Saturday night, the Pro Trucks will race for 50 laps to decide who takes their Snowball Derby victory.
Sunday, December 3 is the biggest day of the year in short track racing. It’s race day for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby. Pre-race festivities will begin at Noon CT. The class photo for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will be taken on the frontstretch at 12:30. Driver introductions will follow at 1:15 p.m. The green flag for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby will wave at 2 p.m.
Speed51.com will offer a live, television-style broadcast of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby for those unable to make it to Pensacola, FL. Live video tickets can be purchased today by clicking here.
More information on the 50th Annual Snowball Derby can be found by visiting www.snowballderby.com and www.5flagsspeedway.com.
-51 Sports/Snowball Derby Press Release
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