Today, we set our calendars back to May 1, 1971 when we saw the future of the short track world and a variety young guys who became NASCAR heroes. This particular Saturday gives us a glimpse into what chasing NASCAR points for the Late Model Sportsman crown looked like.   Going from coast to coast, […]

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This past Monday marked the 35-year anniversary of Butch Lindley’s final race.  The popular short track racing star was injured in a crash at Desoto Speedway (FL) on April 13, 1985 and passed away five years later as a result of injuries.  In this week’s Way Back Wednesday, it only seemed right to look back […]

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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 1980s, a decade which […]

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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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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Prince […]

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One of Late Model racing’s crown jewel events will see the green flag wave this weekend with the 33rd Annual All American 400 taking place at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville (TN). We get you ready for the big prestigious event with a look at the race “by the numbers.”   3: Jeff Purvis holds the record for […]

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