MOORESVILLE, NC (July 30, 2018) – A large contingent of race fans know Hickory Motor Speedway has launched the careers of multiple NASCAR champions and even their crew chiefs and mechanics. Few realized Hickory Motor Speedway was the stomping ground for years of Dr. Jerry Punch, a beloved analyst and pit reporter for ESPN’s motorsports […]

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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 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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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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Super Late Model racing will return to New Smyrna Speedway (FL) for the second time in 2016 this Saturday for the 46th running of the Orange Blossom 100.  In order to get you prepared for the race, Speed51.com’s “Stat Boy” Elgin Traylor previews the race “by the numbers.”   0: At no time during the […]

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