In this edition of Flashback Friday on Speed51, we remember a person and a race track that we wish were still with us. On this date back in 2005, Charlie Bradberry started off the season with a win in his home state at Birmingham International Raceway.   The flat half-mile track in Alabama was always […]

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When I look back on my decade or so in the trenches and eventually at the helm of Speed51.com, there is one race event that stands above all the others – the Snowball Derby.   There is no other race that this website covers more extensively. There is no other race on asphalt that attracts […]

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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 2000s, 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 #31 […]

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Forward written by Speed51.com’s Executive Editor Bob Dillner   Although some time has passed, I certainly have not forgotten about Charlie Bradberry.  To me, he was a buddy, who just happened to be a helluva race car driver.  We tragically lost Charlie in a highway accident in 2006, just three years after winning the NASCAR […]

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