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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Forward - In 2005, Eddie Mercer ended his 17-year drought and finally won the Snowball Derby.  To date, he is still the driver who had to wait the longest before winning the Snowball Derby.  Mercer always seemed to come up short, but 2005 was different.  The local driver had a calm approach to the race and that […]

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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.  Today we take a look at #1 through #10 on the all-time list.   If you missed any of the […]

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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 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 1990s, a decade in […]

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0 - Number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the same weekend. The closest to do it was Augie Grill in 2007 as he finished third in that years’ Snowflake before winning the Derby the next day. Chase Elliott won the Snowflake 100 and the Derby in 2013, but was […]

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From 2005 - There are plenty of clichés to say.  There are plenty of stories to tell.  But the fact of the matter is that Eddie Mercer, known as “Fast Eddie” to many fans, had never won a Snowball Derby after years and years of trying.  In fact, Mercer has tried for 16 years to […]

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