By Chuck Corder
It just keeps getting better.
Few thought the Snowball Derby would ever live up to the drama and excitement created in 2010.
And while the storybook ending of hometown girl Johanna Long racing to Snowball glory might never be topped, the 44th running’s finish was unparalleled […]
By Chuck Corder
Track officials could have turned the lights out.
Linda VanderLey’s beaming face was illuminating all of Five Flags Speedway early Sunday evening.
Her boy, 19-year-old D.J. VanderLey, had done her proud. The Auburn honors college sophomore, who has a differential equations exam this morning, passed his […]
Bill Vilona PNJ.COM
In his three-year racing experience at the Snowball Derby, there is one aspect Chase Elliott has learned above anything else.
“There is just a certain level of patience that you have to have in order to do well in this thing,” said Elliott, who will start […]
Heartbreak was littered across Five Flags Speedway’s high banks Saturday night after the Snowflake 100.
On every inch of asphalt in all four turns. Painted across the inside wall down the front stretch. And inside numerous idle Pro Late Model haulers in the pits.
No evidence of pain, […]
For the 10th year in a row Bob Dillner’s Speedw51.com will be covering the Snowball Derby with Trackside Now. If you can’t be at the track, you can join our online racing family by clicking SPEED51 TRACKSIDE NOW. […]
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 29, 2011) – 2011 TOYOTA All-Star Showdown pole sitter Derek Thorn, through the generous support of many personal donations and sponsorships, will take the #26 Sigma Engineering / JRC Toyota Camry to Pensacola, FL for the prestigious Snowball Derby at the […]
Third Time the Charm for Indiana’s Nester in Super Stocks Snowball Derby Title Run
Brian Nester is a quick study.
In two previous appearances at the Snowball Derby in his Modified ride, the Indiana driver didn’t qualify well. It cost him both times and he ended with a pair of thirds.