Concord, NC - After months of anticipation, the brand new 51 Network has arrived.  The subscription-based online television network is the first of its kind for pavement short track racing and brings fans of the sport closer to the action than ever before.  Race highlights from all over the country, special features, on-board videos and […]

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Racing fans who enjoyed their trackside view of John Hunter Nemechek's dramatic victory in last year's Snowball Derby will have the chance to see short track racing's biggest show from the same seats this year.   Thanks to Five Flag Speedway's unique ticket renewal program, 2014 reserved seat ticketholders can punch their ticket to 2015's […]

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IRVINGTON, Ala. -- Currently leading the Sportsmen division point standings at Mobile International Speedway (MIS), some Gulf Coast racing fans would think that it has been business as usual for Lee “Red Dog” Reynolds so far this year.   However, in the months following a scary accident in December during the Sportsmen feature of Snowball […]

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This past weekend we at Speed51.com, the 100% Short Track news source, were doing some thinking; there are a lot of things in short track racing that go unnoticed, unmentioned or under appreciated. So to honor some of those things, the following is a first of a new series on Speed51.com… The Top 10 List. […]

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At this time one year ago, the name Dalton Sargeant was relatively unknown by those that follow short track racing.  That started to change when he ran strong for much of the prestigious Winchester 400 before fading late.  He then turned a lot of heads with his second-place run at the 47th Annual Snowball Derby. […]

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The excitement of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby was seen by more people in more places than any previous edition of the nation's most prestigious asphalt short track race. Between a capacity crowd and more watching the race's first-ever live video broadcast on 51 TV, fans everywhere were thrilled by the door-banging action of the […]

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In a race full of surprises it might be fair to say that the most surprising thing to come out of the 47th Annual Snowball Derby was the second-place run by 16-year-old Dalton Sargeant.  Sargeant, who hails from Boca Raton, Florida, has less than 10 Super Late Model races under his belt.  Sunday’s Snowball Derby […]

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Two-time SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour champion Derek Thorn put his stamp on his third start in the prestigious Snowball Derby, finishing in third in the 300 lap wintertime classic.  Over 60 drivers flocked from across the country to compete at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL for the largest asphalt Late Model race in the […]

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The Draco Springs "Spring Forward" Award is given to the biggest mover throughout the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL).   Anderson Bowen of Suwanee, Georgia is the recipient of this year's Spring Forward Award as a result of gaining 26 spots throughout the 300-lap race on Sunday, December 7.   Bowen started 35th […]

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The Allen Turner Snowflake 100 normally runs the night before the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway (FL), but not this year.  The green flag flew for the first time over the field of 37 Pro Late Models at close to 4 a.m. ET the morning of the Derby, after two rain delays on Saturday […]

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