The Snowball Derby brings the best of the best in Late Model racing to Pensacola, Florida each year.  However, the driver standing in victory lane after 300 laps at Five Flags Speedway isn’t always one of the faces you’d expect in the star-studded field.  Here are 10 of the biggest upsets in the history of […]

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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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As we approach the 50th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway, it only makes sense to put together a list of the top 50 drivers who have helped shape the history of the prestigious race.  We start today with a look at #31 through #40 on the all-time list.   If you haven’t viewed #41 – #50 […]

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“50 for 50” is a new series on Speed51.com that will tell the 50 best stories to have ever come out of the Snowball Derby. The stories will focus on the legendary tales of the event as we prepare for the 50th Annual Snowball Derby on December 3.    In 2014, Speed51.com ran into the […]

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Everyone remembers the night Johanna Long won the Snowball Derby. The hometown girl thrilled the Pensacola, Florida crowd by taking the Snowball Derby win in 2010.  Some may not know she was not the first lady to win the Snowball at Five Flags Speedway.  20 years ago, in 1994, a Georgia driver by the name […]

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Dawsonville, GA – The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, GA has announced a revised listing of the “Fast 15” semi-finalists list for possible inclusion to the Hall of Fame for of 2014. The revised 2014 semi-finalists list  includes Dick Anderson of Chamblee, GA,  Leon Archer of Griffin, GA, Charlie Burkhalter of Athens, GA, […]

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