Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack.  Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.     That’s why the FK […]

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Travis Braden has been looking for an opportunity to showcase his talents for a while. He’s proven what he can do in Late Model racing. Two ARCA/CRA Super Series championships and a Winchester 400 win are just a couple of the accolades the West Virginia native has been able to rack up throughout his racing […]

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It takes more than just a good driver to win short track races. In many cases, it is the people behind the scenes that make the ultimate difference between winning and losing.  A perfect example of the people involved behind the scenes are the folks at Buzze Racing, who specialize in drivetrain sales and service.   […]

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The 50th Annual Snowball Derby may be in the books, but the memories of this year’s edition of the prestigious race will last a lifetime. Throughout the week at Five Flags Speedway, Speed51.com’s photo staff had their cameras out to snap all the action beginning with the Snowball Derby Kickoff Party all the way to […]

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Throughout the five days of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, many drivers and race teams faced adversity.  It is how a team dealt with that adversity that ultimately helped determine their performance.   Brandon McReynolds' perseverance was tested throughout the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway.  McReynolds passed the test with flying colors and […]

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A lot of hype was built up in the months, weeks and days leading into the 50th Annual Snowball Derby.  The golden running of the most prestigious asphalt Super Late Model race didn’t disappoint. In fact, it was a resounding success for all involved.   From the drop of the green flag at Tuesday’s Snowball Derby […]

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The Snowball Derby is a rollercoaster ride for the race teams that compete in the race each year.  With the stakes being even higher for the 50th running of the race this past weekend, the rollercoaster ride featured many twists, turns, ups and downs.   While some of the 53 drivers attempting to qualify for […]

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At the end of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, only one driver kissed the Tom Dawson trophy and etched their names into the record books.  But the race featured more storylines than just that.  That’s why we’ve decided to feed you some leftovers from the prestigious race at Five Flags Speedway.   Clark Charges to Best […]

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The 50th Annual Snowball Derby lived up to the hype.  Fans at Five Flags Speedway and those watching live on Speed51.com were treated to 300 laps of exciting Super Late Model racing.  Now, it's time to take a look back the race "by the numbers."   1: Preston Peltier sat on the pole for the […]

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For the first 280 laps of Sunday’s 50th Annual Snowball Derby, it looked as though it would be short track veterans Bubba Pollard or Jeff Choquette kissing the Tom Dawson Trophy.  However, with 16 laps to go, it was Kyle Busch who passed both drivers on his way to kissing the coveted trophy for a […]

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