Roll Tide. Race fans in Alabama love football.  Growing up in the state that has produced National Champions countless times it becomes part of your Saturday as much as going to the race track.     1983 was a dark year for Alabama fans as Paul “Bear” Bryant (no relation to Tim Bryant) retired and […]

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On Thursday night at Seville Quarters in Downtown Pensacola, Florida, the new Miss Snowball Derby was crowned in front of a packed crowd. For the 50th Annual Snowball Derby and all festivities leading up to the historic event, Emalee Hodge will hold the title and crown of Miss Snowball Derby.   “It means a lot […]

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The Snowball Derby was growing and the reach was far and wide by the 1976 season.  One year after Donnie Allison tasted victory at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Florida the fans of the Alabama Gang wanted a repeat, but in 1976 what they got was mess of confusion from three drivers and a big […]

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[button link="http://speed51.com/player-2017-miss-snowball-derby-pageant/" size="xl" text="green" color="green" shape="round"]Click Here to Watch Live Now[/button] Click the "Green Button" To Watch the Pageant   For the second straight year, the Miss Snowball Derby Pageant is being aired to a worldwide audience on Speed51.com.  On Thursday night, viewers will be able to watch as nearly 20 ladies compete to be Miss […]

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In 1953 Frank Sinatra recorded the song ‘Young at Heart.”  In it he proclaimed, “Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart.”  In 2010 that Sinatra hit became the mantra for an 18-year-old girl at the Snowball Derby.   The fairy tale came true for Pensacola’s favorite ‘Lady […]

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Around the country, race teams are loading their race cars into trailers and going over their checklist before heading to Five Flags Speedway for the Snowball Derby Preview this Saturday, November 18. The annual test and tune day serves as an affordable opportunity for race teams across all divisions of racing to test their race cars out […]

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The 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway will be packing a punch with its annual Snowball Derby Kickoff Party at Beef O’Brady’s on Tuesday, November 28 in downtown Pensacola, FL.   Continuing a tradition, Speed51.com will be broadcasting live from the Kickoff Party with an on-location edition of Short Track Center presented by […]

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When the Speed51.com cameras begin rolling for a live television-style broadcast of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, race fans will be able to watch more live reports from the pit area than ever before.  JOES Racing Products, a big supporter of short track racing and Speed51.com, will be sponsoring the JOES […]

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Oklahoma Super Late Model ace Donnie Wilson has accomplished a lot in his latest quests across the Southeast.  Among the highlights on his resume are the 2016 Southern Super Series championship and most recently a win in the All-American 400 at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, TN. But for much of the decade, a majority […]

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