For Speed51 Network subscribers, the busiest time of the year may have been during the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL).  Throughout the week, race fans were able to watch highlights, exclusive interviews, video recaps and on-board cameras from asphalt Super Late Model racing’s biggest event.   We’ve broken down the […]

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Friday at the Snowball Derby is called the most intense day of qualifying in short track racing, and it lived up to its billing this season at Five Flags Speedway (FL).   Going down to the last car, Stephen Nasse sat on the bubble with defending race champion Christian Eckes taking the track. Nasse had every […]

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For the much of the current decade, youth has ruled the ranks at the Snowball Derby.  It all started back in 2011 when Chase Elliot turned the short track world upside down, winning the Derby at Age 16. Since then, Erik Jones, John Hunter Nemechek, and Christian Eckes have all joined the ranks as fresh […]

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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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The 50th Annual Snowball Derby is finally here, and for Christian Eckes, a chance at history is here as well. Eckes, the defending winner of the Snowball Derby, has a chance to add his name to a very elite list of drivers that have gone back-to-back at Five Flags Speedway.   “It would mean a […]

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  [button link=”http://speed51.com/2016-snowball-derby-replay/” size=”xl” text=”green” color=”green” shape=”round”]Click Here to Watch the 49th Annual Snowball Derby[/button]   Watching football on Thanksgiving Day has become an American tradition.  But for those who prefer a good ol’ short track race over stick and ball sports, there’s a new tradition building.  For the third straight year, race fans can […]

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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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Throughout this “50 For 50” series, we’ve highlighted many special stories, some well known, others not so much. One of the most unexpected moments came just one year ago in the 49th edition of the Snowball Derby. A 16-year-old from the small town of Greenville, New York took the win in the closest finish in […]

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