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 1970s, a decade which […]

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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.   We start today with a look at the 1960s, a decade […]

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1: Bret Holmes and Derek Thorn each have one win this season at Five Flags Speedway after victories back in April. 2: The last time he was in Pensacola waters Jeff Choquette was second to Harrison Burton in a Southern Super Series / Blizzard Series race.  Choquette is one of the many drivers expected by […]

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0 – Number of drivers who have swept both the Snowball Derby and the Snowflake 100 in the same weekend. The closest to do it was Augie Grill in 2007 as he finished third in that years’ Snowflake before winning the Derby the next day. Chase Elliott won the Snowflake 100 and the Derby in 2013, but was […]

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(Editor’s Note: 51’s Southeast Beat is a regular feature here on Speed51.com powered by JEGS that takes a look at all of the hot news and upcoming short track racing events in the Southeast region. In this edition of Southeast Beat, 51’s Elgin Traylor previews some of the big events that fill the schedule on […]

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Less than 24 hours after winning one of two Pro Late Model feature the night before at Pensacola’s Five Flags Speedway, Wayne Niedecken, Jr. entered Alabama’s Mobile International Speedway as the odds on favorite for their 20/30 Pro Late Model double header.   Weather wreaked havoc on the Mobile area all afternoon as the skies […]

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On Mother’s Day weekend at Mobile International Speedway, Junior Niedecken evoked both cheers and tears from the crowd on hand to watch the Deep South veteran of 35 years grab what may be the most emotional victory of his career. Niedecken was unable to get a full sentence out during his post-race interview before stopping […]

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He’s been around a long time and even he says this maybe something that will never be achieved again.  David Rogers will head to Pensacola, Florida for the 47th Annual Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway for what could be his 30th start in the most prestigious Super Late Model race in the county.   […]

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