November 2016

Handicapping the Field: Odds for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby

If you had to put money on the drivers competing in the 49th annual Snowball Derby, what type of odds would you get?  Like any sporting event that sees action in Las Vegas, the heavy hitters would not provide as much “bang for your buck,” while those with an outside […]

Maine Street Stock Racer Ready to Play Grinch at Snowball Derby

Some people call him “The Dirty Lew.”  Others call him “Bad Santa.” And now some people may call him “The Grinch.”

Lewis Anderson, a Street Stock racer from Hollis, Maine, will be making his second straight appearance in the Sportsman feature during Snowball Derby Week at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  He […]

Snowball Derby Kickoff Party Tonight at Beef O’Brady’s in Pensacola

It’s time to kick off one of the biggest weekends in short track racing.  On Tuesday night at Beef O’Brady’s in Downtown Pensacola, Florida, drivers, race fans and teams will gather to kick off the 49th Annual Snowball Derby in style.

The annual kickoff party provides all parties involved with a […]

Sargeant Reveals New Look, New Sponsor for Snowball Derby

Charlotte, N.C. – 2016 ARCA Racing Series Rookie of the Year, Dalton Sargeant will make his third Snowball Derby start but with a new partner and an all-new look for the 49th annual event.  Phoenix Construction have joined the Super Late Model powerhouse of Accelerate Motorsports with Bond Suss and […]

By the Number: 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags

The Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL) is just six days away.  It’s time to take a look at the 49th running of the race “by the numbers.”

– Number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the same weekend. The closest to do […]

Snowball Derby Entry List Hits 70 Super Late Models

Race fans, it’s finally here.  Snowball Derby Week is officially upon us.  The 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is less than seven days away, which means it’s time to take a look at the entry list for the biggest asphalt short track race one […]

61-Year-Old Late Model Giant Ready for Snowball Derby

Over the past decade, the Snowball Derby has become an ultimate destination to test the growth of young up-and-coming drivers. But it also still remains a big way to end the year for many veteran racers as it has for the past 48 years. One veteran gearing up for the […]

Short Track Champions and Winners Make Up Deep Snowball Field

The cast of drivers for the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is as deep as ever.  It’s full of youth and experience as nearly 70 drivers chase the Tom Dawson Trophy.  Looking over each drivers resume we find winners, champions and short track heroes […]

By the Numbers: Snowball Derby Pro Trucks

One of the more interesting races of the Snowball Derby weekend is the Pro Truck division that will square off on Saturday night along with the Alan Turner Snowflake 100.  The Pro Trucks line up for what will be their fourth run in front of the Snowball Derby weekend crowd […]