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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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 #11 through #20 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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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    The year 1988 was a memorable […]

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The Snowball Derby is by far the biggest pavement short track race there is. It’s the race that every Super Late Model driver dreams of winning. Having your name placed on the Tom Dawson trophy is something that only a select few drivers can say they’ve achieved.  But for a few years, the Snowball Derby […]

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There is a reason why Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida has a concrete wall surrounding the 1/2-mile asphalt oval.  Rick Crawford proved that it was needed some 10 years before it went up.   Without the wall, the first turn was like a catapult for race cars much like the Blue Angels jets located at […]

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Alabama’s Mobile International Speedway was the site of a true underdog story recently.  Almost two weeks ago, a career Bombers driver went to victory lane.  Ironically, he went to victory lane in a Pro Late Model; and he did it against some of the best Pro Late Model drivers in the country.   Jay Jay […]

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The Snowflake 100 at Five Flags Speedway has quickly become one of the most anticipated Pro Late Model events in the country.  This year, heading into the week of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby, anticipation for Saturday night’s 100-lap Pro Late Model race will be through the roof with the announcement that 80 drivers have […]

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