NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Grant Enfinger returns to South Alabama Speedway for the first time in 10 years for the Rattler 250.  It marks his second Super Late Model start in the last four months following the Snowball Derby, after having spent the previous four years out of the short track ranks while […]

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A part of the Snowball Derby tradition with Speed51 is awarding the annual Hal Goodson award winner after the race.  Many years ago, Goodon finished a Snowball Derby with almost no body panels on the car and the unofficial award was handed out in our post-race leftovers section.   As the race has evolved, so has […]

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While most of the teams locked into Sunday’s Snowball Derby were able to relax after Saturday’s final practice session, Grant Enfinger and Go Fas Racing had to go to work to replace an engine.   WATCH THE SNOWBALL DERBY ON SPEED51.TV   The team blew a motor in the final minutes of the hour-long session […]

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For years, NASCAR Truck Series competitor Grant Enfinger has been trying to find a way back into the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.  This year, he has partnered up with Go Fas Racing owner Archie St. Hillaire to make that a reality and return to the biggest event in Super Late Model racing.   […]

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It’s only fitting that at the end of the decade we witnessed a big change with the merger of the ARCA Menards Series and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.  With age limits being lowered in NASCAR’s top-three series during the 10-year run, ARCA and K&N have missed out on some drivers who might have stuck […]

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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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Continuing its long-standing tradition of the most diverse schedule in American stock car racing, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will return to the Illinois State Fair for the 36th consecutive year for the Allen Crowe 100 at the Springfield Mile on Sunday, August 18, 2019.   As has been tradition since 1984, the […]

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Toledo, Ohio (August 13, 2018) – As it has every racing season since 1983, the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will make its annual trek to the Illinois State Fair for the annual Allen Crowe 100 on Sunday, August 19. The event is the first of two races the ARCA Racing Series will contest […]

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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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