Snowball Derby Information at a Glance



The 55th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida is Sunday, December 4, 2022. Racing action begins on Thursday, December 1st. Let's review some of the basic details for this great short track racing tradition.


Snowball Derby Racing Schedule

Thursday (Dec 1)

▪️ Late Model Practice

▪️ Local Racing (8:00p)

Sportsman, Pro Trucks, Pure Stocks,


Friday (Dec 2)

▪️ Snowball Derby Pole Qualifying

▪️ Modifieds of Mayhem Championship Race (8:00p)


Saturday (Dec 3)

▪️ Snowball Derby Last Chance Race

▪️ Snowflake 100 (7:00p)

▪️ Outlaw Late Model Race


Sunday (Dec 4)

▪️ 55th Annual Snowball Derby (1:00p)


Detailed Schedule of Events - HERE


Note: The Snowball Derby is a 300 lap race for Super Late Models. The Snowflake 100 is the Pro Late Models' main event. The Modifieds of Mayhem is the southern traveling Modified tour.



Entry Lists

Nearly 60 Super Late Models are entered for this prestigious race, and the same goes for Pro Late Models. NASCAR drivers entered in the 'Derby' include, Michigan natives, Brad Keselowski, Erik Jones, and Carson Hocevar, along with Chandler Smith, Corey Heim, Sammy Smith, William Byron, Josh Berry, Noah Gragson, and Ty Majeski. Michael Simko from Clarkson, Michigan is also entered in the race against fellow Super Late Model aces such as Bubba Pollard, Casey Roderick, Augie Grill, Boris Jurkovic, Stephen Nasse, and Michael House.


Of the 56 Pro Late Model entries, two drivers are representing the great lakes state; Evan Shotko from Coopersville and Katie Hettinger from Dryden.


Snowball Derby & Snowflake 100 Entry Lists - HERE



Be A Part of the Event

The Track

▪️ The Snowball Derby takes place at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. On the north end of town, on Pine Forest Road, Five Flags Speedway is within 15 minutes of Pensacola International Airport and a short 25 minute drive from the beach.

▪️ Five Flags Speedway is a half-mile paved oval with a combination of concrete and aluminum bleacher seating options. Camping is also available on the grounds or near by. For more information visit 5flagsspeedway.com


Tickets

▪️ Call the Five Flag Speedway Box Office at 850-944-8400.


TV

▪️ The 55th Annual Snowball Derby race week will be broadcast live on Racing America.

Snowball Derby Streaming Information - HERE



Snowball Derby Champions

2021 - Chandler Smith

2020 - Ty Majeski

2019 - Travis Braden

2018 - Noah Gragson

2017 - Kyle Busch

2016 - Christian Eckes

2015 - Chase Elliott

2014 - John Hunter Nemechek

2013 - Erik Jones

2012 - Erik Jones

2011 - Chase Elliott

2010 - Johanna Long

2009 - Kyle Busch

2008 - Augie Grill

2007 - Augie Grill

2006 - Clay Rogers

2005 - Eddie Mercer

2004 - Steven Wallace

2003 - Charlie Bradberry

2002 - Ricky Turner

2001 - Wayne Anderson

2000 - Gary St. Amant

1999 - Rich Bickle Jr.

1998 - Rich Bickle Jr.

1997 - Bobby Gill

1996 - Rich Bickle Jr.

1995 - Jeff Purvis

1994 - Tammy Jo Kirk

1993 - Bobby Gill

1992 - Gary St. Amant

1991 - Rich Bickle Jr.

1990 - Rich Bickle Jr.

1989 - Rick Crawford

1988 - Ted Musgrave

1987 - Butch Miller

1986 - Gary Balough

1985 - Jody Ridley

1984 - Butch Lindley

1983 - Mickey Gibbs

1982 - Gene Morgan

1981 - Freddy Fryar

1980 - Gary Balough

1979 - Freddy Fryar

1978 -Dave Mader III

1977 - Ronnie Sanders

1976 - Darrell Waltrip

1975 - Donnie Allison

1974 - Pete Hamilton

1973 - Dickie Davis

1972 - Ed Howe

1971 - Dickie Davis

1970 - Wayne Niedecken

1969 - Friday Hassler

1968 - Wayne Niedecken




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