When the Modifieds take the green flag on Friday night at the Snowball Derby, one of the most familiar drivers will be missing.  That’s because he’ll be working on his Super Late Model with hopes of qualifying for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby.   Joe Aramendia has been known for the past couple of seasons […]

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The 50th Annual Snowball Derby is shaping up to be one of the biggest in its history across all classes of racing, including the Open-Wheel Modifieds which will feature an expanded 75-lap feature on Friday, December 1 following Snowball Derby Super Late Model qualifying.   Once again a number of the best Modified racers in […]

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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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If you’re a race fan and you enjoy the Snowball Derby, there’s no better time than now to subscribe to the Speed51 Network. Throughout the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, the Speed51 Network will be loaded with on-demand video content from Five Flags Speedway.   Monthly and yearly subscribers to the Speed51 Network will have unlimited […]

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We’re less than one week away from the start of Snowball Derby week at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida. The action officially kicks off for the Late Models on Thursday, November 30th when close to 150 cars will hit the track between two divisions on Practice Day.   Many of the teams heading to […]

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Earlier in the “50 For 50” series, we wrote about Chase Elliott, a second-generation NASCAR star, and a two-time winner of the Snowball Derby. In that piece, we mentioned that Elliott could be a three-time winner, if not for a small piece of illegal metal found in his car in 2013. This is the story […]

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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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Bubba Pollard is widely considered as one of the best active Super Late Model racers in the entire country.  He’s won big races such as the All American 400, Winter Showdown and Slinger Nationals.  But there’s one race he’s missing from his resume and it’s one of the biggest of them all: The Snowball Derby. […]

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  Every race has a king. The Daytona 500 has Richard Petty, the Indianapolis 500 has AJ Foyt and the Snowball Derby has Rich Bickle, Jr.   The Edgerton, Wisconsin driver might be widely known for his limited success in the NASCAR […]

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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 1990s, a decade in […]

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