Speed Zone: Just Like In The 2013 Snowball Derby, A Rule Is A Rule!

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Bill Gamblin photo — In a matter of minutes on Sunday night, Christopher Bell’s jubilation at defying all odds and winning the 48th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway turned into heartache at having it stripped from his fingertips. Bell crossed the line first in his …

SOUTHEAST: Derby Drama; Elliott Claims Second Tom Dawson Trophy After Another Bell DQ

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Bill Gamblin photo — After being disqualified during Friday’s NASH 102.7 Pole Night and having to come all the way from the back of the Last Chance Showdown field on Saturday just to make the 48th annual Snowball Derby, Christopher Bell left no doubt which car deserved …

SOUTHEAST: Gragson Injured in Late Snowball Derby Crash; Kraus and Wilson Collected

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — FatHead Racing photo — The hits just keep coming for 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Rookie of the Year Noah Gragson. After a disheartening finale in that series, where he crashed on the final lap at Phoenix International Speedway last month fighting for the championship with …

SOUTHEAST: Bell Rings With Clutch Performance; Comes From Last to Win Snowball Derby LCQ

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Matthew Bishop photo — Despite all the odds stacked against him, Norman, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell was not going to be denied a starting spot in the 48th annual Snowball Derby. After a track record run during WXBM 102.7 Pole Night of 16.027 seconds was thrown out due …

SOUTHEAST: Thrice is Nice; Hamrac Captures Third-Straight Derby Week Modified Victory

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Philip Odom file photo — It never looked like it was going to happen Friday night at Five Flags Speedway, but at the end of the night, reigning Modifieds of Mayhem Series champion Donnie Hamrac picked up his third-consecutive open wheel modified victory at the Snowball Derby …

SOUTHEAST: Technical DQ for Christopher Bell Hands Snowball Derby Pole Award to Ty Majeski

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Ty Majeski Racing photo — If you need a quick description for WXBM 102.7 Pole Night on Friday at Five Flags Speedway, here’s two words: absolute chaos. After a blistering run seemingly gave Kyle Busch Motorsports driver Christopher Bell the pole for the 48th annual Snowball Derby …

AUDIO/FEATURE: John Hunter Nemechek Ends 2014 With Big Snowball Derby Win; Looks Ahead to Truck Future

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PENSACOLA, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Associate Editor Kyle Magda for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — NASCAR photo — 17-year-old John Hunter Nemechek achieved a feat this year that his dad, Joe, never did; a win in the 47th Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The younger Nemechek passed pole-sitter Hunter Robbins for …

Extended Derby Wrap-Up Features Nemechek, Haley and Jones On Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight At 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Matthew Bishop/Five Flags Speedway photo — Snowball Derby weekend is one of the last calls on the 2014 racing season, and tonight, Derby winner John Hunter Nemechek and Snowflake 100 podium finisher Garrett Jones — as well as newly signed HScott Motorsports K&N East driver J.J. Haley — join the Stock …

DERBY: First-Timer; John Hunter Nemechek Claims Tom Dawson Trophy, Wins 47th Snowball Derby

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Lea Richardson photo — At just 17 years young and just a month removed from winning the All-American 400, John Hunter Nemechek can say he has done something his father Joe never accomplished — winning the Snowball Derby. Nemechek used fresher tires to rocket to the inside …