2020 will be remembered as a year we said goodbye to many things.  Some of our tracks said goodbye for now and some had to make the tough call to close up for good.  Regardless, to me, 2020 is the year we said goodbye to many old friends.   First, it was Florida Legend David […]

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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 1980s, a decade which […]

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Before Gary Balough, before Bobby Gill, before Rich Bickle there was The Beaumont Flyer, Freddie Fryar. He was was one of the original bad boy out-of-towners of the Snowball Derby.  The heroes of Pensacola for the locals were the locals, and out-of-town drivers couldn’t cut it on the half-mile of Five Flags Speedway for many […]

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