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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SEVEN WINNERS DURING SNOWBALL WEEK

See a listing of all the rce finishes here on our web site. Click on results on the menu above.  A photo gallery of the finishing order in the Snowball Derby from Sunday December 7th is in the archive. ... Continue »
15 December 2014 | Featured News, Snowball Derby News | |    

John Hunter Nemechek Captures 47th Snowball Derby, Scratches Famous Name into Race’s Lore

By Chuck Corder John Hunter Nemechek didn’t wake up feeling like a champion Sunday morning. The 17-year-old son of NASCAR favorite Joe Nemechek arose, stumbling around his hauler on 90 not-so-fresh minutes of sleep. Just hours earlier, the younger... Continue »
08 December 2014 | Headlines, Snowball Derby News | |    

Stagner Outlasts Rain, Deep Field to Win Pro Trucks Snowball in Breast Cancer Tribute Run

By Chuck Corder In the Snowball Derby race that refused to end, Steve “Chopper” Stagner delivered a final exclamation point late Saturday night and into early Sunday morning at Five Flags Speedway. The 40 year old from Turnerville, Ala.,... Continue »
08 December 2014 | Headlines, Snowball Derby News | |    

MOST OF SNOWBALL DERBY© FIELD SET…JUST FOUR SLOTS LEFT TO FILL

Below are the drivers whose qualifying time earned them a place in the starting grid for Sunday’s 47th annual Snowball Derby.  The top 30 were determined by times, Three provisional slots were added  as scheduled.   Anderson Bowen highest... Continue »
06 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

SATURDAY INCLUDES QUALIFYING RACES, AND FEATURES FOR PRO TRUCKS AND PRO LATE MODELS

Practice in the morning for Allen Turner Snowflake 100, and the Pro Trucks, then qualifying for both begins at 1;30pm. Later comes the setting of the final spots in the Snowflake and Sunday Snowball Derby. That happens in qualifying... Continue »
06 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Morris Makes Last-Lap Dash Stick, Hamrac Goes Back-to-Back as Snowballs Continue to Fly

By Chuck Corder “Boogity! Boogity! Boogity!” “You pay for the whole seat, but only need the edge.” The sport of stock car racing is notorious for adopting its own language. It has given us memorable catch phrases and adages.... Continue »
06 December 2014 | Headlines, Snowball Derby News | |    

The Friendly Rivalry Continues: Pensacola, Mobile Each Notch Snowball Champions as Locals Kickoff 47th annual event

By Chuck Corder Mark Barnhill’s 2014 season had already been memorable before this week. The journeyman driver from Irvington, Ala., won the Sportsman track title at his home track of Mobile International Speedway. But on Thursday, Barnhill’s year appeared... Continue »
05 December 2014 | Headlines, Snowball Derby News | |    

FRIDAY FULL OF ACTION, WITH SNOWBALL TIME TRIALS AND FEATURES FOR MODIFIEDS AND SUPER STOCKS

Friday at a glance… Practice for Snowball and Snowflake cars, Practice for Super Stock and Modifieds. 6pm  The field of over 60 Snowball Derby cars time trials.  This locks in the top 30 cars for Sunday’s big rce. 8pm ... Continue »
05 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR WEEKEND SNOWFLAKE AND SNOWBALL RACES

Story courtesy Pensacola News Journal The Snowball Derby on Sunday is not a sellout, but it’s getting into the neighborhood. “I think it is a little ahead of schedule,” said Tim Bryant, general manager of Five Flags, during Wednesday... Continue »
04 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Trackside Now: Snowball Derby Rig Parking & Tech Day

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04 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Breaking it Down: 51 TV Derby Broadcast Info

The 47th Annual Snowball Derby from Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is a must-see race for any race fan. For the first time in the 47-year history of the most prestigious race in short track racing, 51 TV... Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

LMSC Regular Haws Making First PLM Start In Snowflake 100

Brayton Haws has spent most of his young life running in the Late Model Stock Car world, but now he’s attempting to make his Pro Late Model debut in one of the biggest races of the season, the Allen... Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

51 Staff Picks For 47th Annual Snowball Derby and Snowflake

Once again in 2014, Speed51.com is the Official News Site of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby. 51 is the only live coverage provider of the weeklong festivities at Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway and will have all the fans... Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Use #SnowballDerby To Keep Up With All Derby Action

One of the best ways to keep up with all that’s going on at Five Flags Speedway for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby is Twitter. If you use the hashtag #SnowballDerby your tweets will appear in the Snowball Derby... Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

GREEN FLAG PARTY IN THE PITS WEDNESDAY NITE

Drivers, crews and fans get to mix it up on Wednesday in the pits at the Green Flag Party.   Live music, and and chili for charity. plus the drawing for qualifying order will highlight the evening, beginning at 5pm Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Pollard, Kenseth, Hemric, Majeski & More at Derby Kickoff Party

The biggest stars in short track racing will be coming out to Tracy Goodson’s Beef O’Brady’s in Pensacola, Florida on Tuesday night for the 5th Annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Party. This gathering serves as the beginning to a memorable... Continue »
03 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

51 TV, Five Flags Lift Local Blackout of Snowball Broadcasts

Every fan in every location will have the opportunity to watch the 51 TV live video broadcast of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby as Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway has reached a level of ticket sales to release the local blackout... Continue »
02 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Clark Kent to be in attendance @ Green Flag Party

Clark Kent will be on hand at the Green Flag Party over in the pits with JR Bolden (AKA Superman). He will be doing autographs and photo opportunities during the meet and greet. He will also have his telephone... Continue »
02 December 2014 | Driver News Releases, Snowball Derby News | |    

Flyin Ryan Luza Ready for Snowflake 100

Pensacola, FL (Dec.1, 2014) When you think of Pro Late Model Stock Car racing and Florida, 5 Flags Speedway and the Snowball Derby come to mind. A native Houstonian, Flyin Ryan Luza grew up cutting his teeth and honing... Continue »

LMSC Stars Jones, Plott Eyeing Strong Runs at Snowball Derby

A few of the biggest names from the Late Model Stock Car world have made the decision to head down to Pensacola, Florida for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby weekend at Five Flags Speedway.  Clay Jones and Kyle Plott... Continue »
02 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Handicapping the Field for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby

If you had to put money on the drivers in the 47th Annual Snowball Derby presented by JEGS, what type of odds would you get?  Well the heavy hitters would not pay as much as those who still have... Continue »
01 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Teams Take Advantage of Test Time Prior to Snowball Derby

California, Vermont, Wisconsin, and North Carolina were only a few of the states across the country represented throughout the last few days at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  Snowball Derby and Snowflake 100 teams were making the most of every... Continue »
01 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Five Flags TV Show Kicks Off Snowball Derby Coverage Tonight

The stars and cars that will be competing in the 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway are beginning to arrive in Pensacola, Florida for the biggest week in short track racing.  With that, media coverage of the year’s... Continue »
01 December 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Snowball Week at Five Flags More Than Just a Race

The 47th Annual Snowball Derby is by far the biggest event in short-track racing, but there’s so much more to it than just the big 300-lap Super Late Model race on Sunday afternoon.  No matter what type of racing... Continue »
30 November 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    

Rogers Eyeing Second Snowball Derby Tom Dawson Trophy

No race means more to short track racers than the Snowball Derby.  Clay Rogers is one of the best short track racers in the business, but no trophy in his collection means more to him than the Tom Dawson... Continue »
30 November 2014 | Archived News, Snowball Derby News | |    
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