The most prestigious Super Late Model race in America will be held Sunday afternoon at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. We take a look at the race in the edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: The number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the […]

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Dreams have been crushed and others have been made in “The Room of Doom” following the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.   Throughout the 50-year history of the race, the stories from the tech shed have kept racers, officials and fans on their toes.   Today, we look at the timeline of some of the […]

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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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One of Super Late Model racing's crown jewel events, the 47th Annual Winchester 400, will be held Sunday afternoon at Winchester Speedway .  We get you ready for the big race in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: Despite many strong funs, Johnny VanDoorn has never won the Winchester 400. This […]

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History has seen plenty of greats who call Georgia home – from famous comedians and actors, to accomplished musicians and athletes, even the 39th President of the United States – but in the upper echelons of stock car racing, there’s only one driver renowned for his Peach State roots: “Awesome Bill” from Dawsonville.   For […]

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Last week, Speed51.com and the Champion Racing Association partnered together to bring the Masters Challenge to our fans. The goal was to see who could correctly pick the winner of the Masters golf tournament and the Masters of the Pros 200 race at Birch Run Speedway . The contestant that correctly picked both winners would […]

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One of the biggest early-season Late Model races takes place this weekend with CRA SpeedFest 2018 getting underway in Cordele, GA. We get you ready for the big event at Watermelon Capital Speedway in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   2 - Harrison Burton will seek a second straight win at SpeedFest.  Earlier in […]

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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 current decade from 2010-2016, […]

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For some fans and drivers, the annual Allen Turner Snowflake 100 goes back to the days of the first Pro Late Model season at Five Flags Speedway. The crate engines were to be the new breed of racing at an affordable cost.  After digging up some past history on the Sunday race we […]

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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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