Throughout the five seven days of the 49th 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.   Once again Speed51.com powered by JEGS is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Five Star Race Car Bodies Tested […]

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In addition to Speed51.com's television-style broadcast of the 49th Annual Snowball Derby, the Speed51 Network provided race fans with loads of video content during the race week.  Subscriber to the Speed51 Network were able to access daily recaps, in-car videos, highlights and more throughout the event.   With so many videos to choose from, we've […]

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The fans spoke and Speed51.com listened.  To compliment 51 TV's live pay-per-view broadcast of the 49th Annual Snowball Derby, Speed51.com provided full-fledged Trackside Now coverage of last Tuesday's race for absolutely no cost.   In what turned out to be a dramatic race, 51 provided fans with lap-by-lap coverage, behind-the-scenes information and professional photography of the […]

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Fresh off two straight Late Model victories, 16-year-old Christian Eckes carried a red-hot streak into Pensacola, Florida one weekend ago.  Eckes turned that streak from red-hot to white-hot by taking the checkered flag in a Snowball Derby finish for the ages at Five Flags Speedway.  The Greenville, New York native beat John Hunter Nemechek to […]

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Following a busy 49th Annual Snowball Derby, the Speed51.com staff had no time to rest. It was straight to Indianapolis for the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.   During our days in attendance, we captured some of the beautiful race cars and displays on the show floor. Those photos can be seen now on […]

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With multiple photographers on hand, Speed51.com captured the 49th Annual Snowball Derby at Pensacola, Florida's Five Flags Speedway from all angles.  Whether it was the photo finish between Christian Eckes and John Hunter Nemechek, the Stephen Nasse/William Byron incident, Christopher Bell's crash, or the incredible green-flag racing action, our Speed51.com photographers covered it all.   […]

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The 49th Annual Snowball Derby had more storylines than a film created in Hollywood. Some drivers battled for the win, some suffered bad luck and some were involved in a little bit of drama with a fellow competitor. In this edition of Derby Leftovers, we take a look at some of the drivers who saw […]

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1: 2016 Snowball Derby winner Christian Eckes is the first driver from New York to win the Snowball Derby.   1: Christian Eckes led only the final lap of the race and that’s all he needed to win the 49th Annual Snowball Derby.   3: Augie Grill won the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 for the […]

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