November 2010

Stremme Ready to Race the Snowball Derby{nl} {nl}10|23|10 – David Stremme will be racing in the Snowball Derby Super Late Model event at Five Flags Speedway (FL) on December 5th, 2010.{nl}{nl}”When we hit the wall in the last few laps at the Winchester 400, I thought we might not make it to the Derby,” explained Stremme, “but when we got the car back to the shop, the damage wasn’t as bad as we thought, so we are heading to Florida in December.”{nl} […]

NASCAR’s Ragan likes ‘worn out’ Five Flags

Bill Vilona  November 23, 2010{nl}NASCAR driver David Ragan tested Five Flags Speedway for the first time Monday{nl}Fresh off his 20th place finish in Sunday’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Ragan flew into Pensacola to test a car for the Dec. 5 Snowball Derby.{nl}”It’s a neat track. It’s fast. It’s worn out, which is great,” he said.{nl}”A track that has new pavement is kinda boring to me. I like a track that’s worn out and has some character.” […]

David Ragan to Test Richie Wauters SLM at Pensacola on Monday

 {nl}{nl} {nl}NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David Ragan told our Bob Dillner on Sunday that he will be leaving the finale at Homestead, FL on Sunday and heading to Pensacola, FL on Monday to test a Super Late Model at Five Flags Speedway in preparation for the Snowball Derby (Dec 1 – 5). Ragan will pilot the potent Richie Wauters prepared SLM, but he informed BD that the car will remain the Wauters signature #5. “That way if I don’t do well, maybe people won’t notice,” joked Ragan.{nl}  […]

FREE Snowball Derby Preview for Fans

Reserve Seats also available from 9am to 5pm {nl}this saturday  for the 43rd Annual Derby in  Dec.{nl}The sounds of the season will return to 5 Flags Speedway this Saturday, with the Annual ”Snowball Derby Preview” being the reason. This open test session will have race cars in all Divisions, including Super Late Model, Pro Late Model, Modifieds, Super Stock, Sportsman, and Bombers. The Grandstand gates will be wide open for free admission into Saturday’s practice. Food and beverages will be available on the turn 4 Party Deck, making for a great place to have a Saturday afternoon lunch outing. {nl}For racers, […]

Entering the Snowball Derby is a No-Brainer for Scott Hantz

Accomplished Indiana Driver is Aiming for {nl}a Top Five Finish, But Dreaming of a Big Victory{nl}51 Sports PR Report{nl}{nl}It doesn’t matter if it is an event for cars with wild Outlaw bodies or sleek ABC bodies.  It doesn’t matter if the race is part of a major short track tour like the CRA or if it is an open show at a local track.  If it is a Super Late Model show, Scott Hantz wants to be there.{nl}{nl}That makes it absolutely no surprise that the Angola, Indiana driver is making plans to race at the biggest SLM show in the […]

Dan Fredrickson

Midwestern Super Late Model Standout Gains Fans {nl}by Entering Prestigious Event at Five Flags Speedway{nl}51 Sports PR Report{nl} {nl}The Snowball Derby draws the best and brightest Super Late Model teams from all across the land to Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida.  This year, the Midwestern short track world will have a new representative in the race.  ASA Midwest Tour standout Dan Fredrickson has put together a plan to enter the 43rd Annual Snowball Derby for the first time in his career.{nl}{nl}His decision has been a popular one in the upper Midwest. […]

Snowball Derby Other Divisions

{nl}Modified Divison, December 3, 2010{nl}Car No Driver Location{nl}1 Tim Martin Amite, La{nl}11 James Patrick Mobile, Al{nl}14 John Schultz Round Rock, TX{nl}17 Chris Cotto Milton, FL{nl}33 Jason Morman Seabrook, TX{nl}39 Mark Chrudimsky Austin, TX{nl}54 Todd Jones Pace, FL{nl}66 Korey Ruble Headland, AL{nl}7 Scooter Grice Pensacola, FL{nl}7 Tuffy Hudson Ingleside, TX{nl}83 Bubba Gale Winston Salem, NC{nl}86 Maverick MacDonald Sault Ste. Marie, ONT{nl}98 Gerald Wilkerson Mobile, AL{nl}99 A.J. Winstead Richmond, VA{nl}99 Brandon Howell Lucedale, MS{nl}15 TOTAL ENTRIES{nl} {nl}Super Stock Division, December 3, 2010{nl}Car No Driver Location{nl}12 Bubba Winslow Cantonment, FL{nl}16 David Jenkins Cordova, AL{nl}17 Chris Cotto Milton, FL{nl}2 Scott Wicker Pensacola, FL{nl}26 Corbitt Moseley […]

Snowball Derby Contender Chase Elliott{nl}Daniel VIning{nl} {nl}I found inspiration in this edition of Derby Days in a random video of Chase Elliott and his Red Bull Racing team performing a pit stop at a USAR Pro Cup race in Bristol, TN.  Elliott is a contender to win the 43rd annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL this December. {nl}The (almost) 15 year old son of Nascar legend Bill Elliott, Chase has winning blood coursing through his viens and the backing and knowledge of a Nascar Champion.  […]

4 Tires at the Snowflake

 {nl}Who is considered the odds on favorite to win this year’s Allen Turner Snowflake 100? Well, there are 36 of them. Surely, you say, DJ VanderLey must have an edge, considering the amazing season he amassed on the Gulf Coast. What about Bubba Pollard, who seemingly won just about every Pro Late Model event he entered. Or Mike Garvey, who emerged late in the season to prevail over, not only the previous two mentioned, but a host of other hot shoes as well. The truth is, all eyes will be on these 3 drivers, but with a change in format […]