Three months removed from her first start in two years at the Snowflake 100, Johanna Long Robbins will get back behind the wheel once again for the Alabama 200 in March.  She will be behind the wheel of the Ronny Kittle-owned No. 18 just like at the Snowflake, while receiving support from Ronnie Sanders.   […]

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Thursday saw the first of two full days of practice at Five Flags Speedway ahead of Saturday’s Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100.  The day saw several different faces toward the top of the charts, with 19 different drivers finishing at least one of the three practice sessions inside the top 10.   At the end […]

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The Snowball Derby brings the best of the best in Late Model racing to Pensacola, Florida each year.  However, the driver standing in victory lane after 300 laps at Five Flags Speedway isn’t always one of the faces you’d expect in the star-studded field.  Here are 10 of the biggest upsets in the history of […]

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On this day in 2009, Johanna Long (now Robbins) won her first Blizzard Series Super Late Model race at Five Flags Speedway (AL).  The popular Pensacola, Florida driver led 27 of the 100 laps to score the win over Bubba Pollard and Ryan Sieg.   Casey Smith led a race-high 51 laps in the event, […]

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Every driver has a theory, but none agree on what makes Bubba Pollard’s Pro Late Model car so good. The only agreement his closest competitors can reach is that Pollard is in a class of his own currently.   Pollard once again dominated the competition Friday as he racked up another win in his Senneker Performance […]

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In 2010, Johanna Long scored one of the most memorable and most popular wins in Snowball Derby history. Long was a Pensacola native winning the biggest race that Pensacola, Florida’s Five Flags Speedway has to offer, and she did so against the best drivers in short track racing.   Eight years have passed since then […]

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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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There have been plenty of infamous stories from the Snowball Derby and the activities surrounding the race, both before and after. We picked 10 of them to share as the best-of-the-best infamous stories at the Snowball Derby.   Hamilton No, we are not talking about the Broadway musical.  Pete Hamilton was in the limelight twice in a […]

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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 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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