Ronnie Sanders was a Late Model hero in home state of Georgia and throughout the Southeast region.  The 1977 Snowball Derby winner was alway mixing it up with the best of his generation, and on this day in 1984 he topped them all at what is now Gresham Motorsports Park (GA).   Sanders didn’t race […]

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History is a big part of racing, and the history of short track racing runs deep.  At certain points during the year, Speed51 will use our new "Throwback Thursday" segment to look back on some of the biggest stories from years past.  During each edition of Throwback Thursday, we will revisit stories previously published on […]

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Each year, thousands of short track racing fans make their way to Speed51 for the latest short track racing news and information.  Like every news outlet, there are stories posted on Speed51.com that are read more and receive more interaction than others.  With a new year now upon us, we take a look back at […]

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The last time Hunter Robbins made an appearance at the Snowball Derby, he put his family-owned No. 18 Super Late Model on the pole and came home with a fourth-place finish in 2014. Five years later, the former Kyle Busch Motorsports Race Engineer will make his return to the nation’s biggest Super Late Model race […]

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It seems that even in racing, one of life’s oldest proverbs rings true: all good things must come to an end.   One of short track racing’s most successful duos— Casey Roderick and Ronnie Sanders Racing— is parting ways after three years of collaboration.   “It’s been a very fortunate deal for me, I have […]

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Casey Roderick had a season to remember in 2017.  The Lawrenceville, Georgia driver won 18 races and secured three Pro Late Model track championships at three different tracks.   One year later, Roderick repeated his 2017 performance with Ronnie Sanders Racing.  Though he only won 13 races compared to his 18 from the previous year, […]

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Casey Roderick and Ronnie Sanders have become a formidable duo ever since teaming up in 2016. With nearly 20 total wins last year, double-digit wins and two track championships at Five Flags Speedway (FL) this year, Roderick and his Ronnie Sanders Racing team have established themselves as one of the favorites to win the 51st Annual […]

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Preparing for and racing in the Rattler 250 at South Alabama Speedway every year in March is a difficult task all on its own with such a competitive field of Super Late Model teams always entered. But there are those drivers that are always willing to take on more, usually running the Pro Late Model […]

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Casey Roderick had a season that he’ll never forget in 2017. The driver of the No. 18 Ronnie Sanders Racing Pro Late Model won 18 races at tracks throughout the Southeast region, but there was no track that he was more dominant at than Montgomery Motor Speedway.      With the calendar now turned over […]

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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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