There have been plenty of infamous stories from the Snowball Derby and the activities surrounding the race, both before and after. We picked 10 of them to share as the best-of-the-best infamous stories at the Snowball Derby.   Hamilton No, we are not talking about the Broadway musical.  Pete Hamilton was in the limelight twice in a […]

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As we continue to close in on the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, we at Speed51.com continue our look at the history of the event through the years.  Our newest feature takes you through the race decade-by-decade and give you a look at each year’s race.   Today we take a look at the 1970s, a decade which […]

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As we continue to close in on the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, we at Speed51.com continue our look at the history of the event through the years.  Our newest feature takes you through the race decade-by-decade and give you a look at each year’s race.   We start today with a look at the 1960s, a decade […]

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As we approach the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, it only makes sense to put together a list of the top 50 drivers who have helped shape the history of the prestigious race.  We start today with a look at #31 through #40 on the all-time list.   If you haven’t viewed #41 – #50 […]

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Many people who know Ronnie Sanders don’t know about a hot-headed incident that resulted in the legendary driver and car owner being put in handcuffs in front of a capacity crowd during the 1975 Snowball Derby.  Well, it happened.  Here is the story about how it went down.   Donnie Allison and Bobby Allison were […]

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State Park Speedway is excited to host a celebration in honor of Father Dale Grubba’s 50th anniversary of priesthood on Thursday, June 2nd.  Dubbed ‘The Happening’, the event will include dozens of special guests, special introductions, a meet and greet opportunity and, of course, racing action from all of State Park Speedway’s weekly divisions. “We […]

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Robbie Allison, the son of the late Davey Allison and grandson of the legendary Bobby Allison, will join forces with Tim Russell Racing for select Late Model events during the 2016 season.  The duo will tackle their first race together this coming weekend during the 25-lap Pro Late Model race at New Smyrna Speedway (FL). […]

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For many years the Alabama 200 at Montgomery Motor Speedway (AL) was the premier weekend in Late Model racing.   It lost its way for a little while when it switched to a one-day show, but the event is back as a two-day event with the Southern Super Series in 2015 and it has the potential […]

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WEST HAVEN, VT – NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Allison will make a long-awaited return to Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, September 14, as he is honored as the Grand Marshal for the Mekkelsen RV Vermont 200 Championship Weekend.  The celebrated leader of the “Alabama Gang” will be part of the festivities some 42 […]

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Matt Kenseth returned to Slinger Speedway for practice Monday, pausing to chat with media before getting back to tweaking his car for the 35th Annual Miller Lite Nationals.  Now the only six-time Nationals champion, Kenseth earned his first Nationals win in 1994, following a prestigious list of racers who found success on Slinger’s high banks.  Bobby Allison was the […]

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