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Erik Jones won the 45th annual Snowball Derby held at 5 Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL. It is the biggest win of the 16-year-olds career.
Jones was able to finish ahead of Kyle Busch. Busch was eventually passed by Jeff Choquette who took home second.
The race was highlighted by a series of wrecks.
After an incident with Steve Wallace, Nelson Piquet dropped some harsh words once he got out of his car. Johanna Long also involved in received damage in the incident.
Moments later when T.J. Reaid took the lead after the red flag was lifted he was followed closely by Kyle Busch. Moments later he was spun by Busch. Ross Kenseth and Chase Elliott were among those who also were damaged in the incident.
After the race was over Reaid approached Busch before security personnel stepped in.
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After being sent to the rear of the field when race officials ruled his contact with another competitor in a lap-158 accident of the 45th annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. was "beyond normal racing," Kyle Busch mounted a rally and had his No. 51 Monster Energy Camry at the front of the field for the final restart. Busch battled side-by-side...
The Snowball Derby is being held today at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. This is the 45th running for the Super Late Model cars, at the Snowball Derby. The Snowball Derby’s start time is 3:00 p.m EST, and the races length is 300 laps and 150 miles to close out the Super Late Model season. The race is not on television, however, you [...]
It was a battle for the ages in the closing laps of the 2012 Snowball Derby. It was an all out shootout with just 22 laps to go between NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kyle Busch and a little known 16-year old Michigan native Erik Jones. Jones led when the field came to make their final pit stops on lap 278 after Hunter Robbins spun out causing the races' eighth caution. Busch...