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NASCAR Cup Series driver Corey LaJoie will return to the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL), climbing back into a Super Late Model for the first time in nearly two years.

LaJoie competed in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2019, driving for Go Fas Racing. While his Cup schedule has limited his appearances in Super Late Model events in recent years, he is excited to return to the biggest event in Super Late Model racing for the first time since 2017, driving for Jamie Yelton’s Fat Head Racing,

“I’m excited, man. It’s been a while since I drove a Super,” LaJoie told Speed51. “I’m excited to get back down there. The last time I was there, we were really good and broke a track bar real late in the race. I thought we had a top-three car. Hopefully we can go back down there, get it driving good and contend for a good run.”

Race fans eager to see LaJoie compete in the 52ndAnnual Snowball Derby [ Sunday, December 8] can order tickets for the event now at 5flagsspeedway.com.

For fans unable to make the trip, they can tune in to Speed51’s pay-per-view broadcast of the event.  To order your early bird Snowball Derby four-day video package today, click here and use discount code “snowbird.” Individual video tickets are available for each day of racing; however, a four-day early bird video ticket offers a total savings of $38.

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AND: The early entry list for the race has 53 drivers, including 2020 Xfinity Series driver Harrison Burton, former Cup driver David Gilliland, former Roush Fenway Racing driver Ty Majeski and Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series driver Jordan Anderson.

Chandler Smith, the 17-year-old driver who made four starts for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Truck Series this year, is also entered.

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