February 2009

Let’s Go Racing

{nl}For those of us having off season racing withdrawls, there is relief in sight as the 2009 Season Opener nears. In spite of constant reminders of  the current economic crisis, the upcoming season here at 5 Flags Speedway appears ready to begin on a very positive note. We’ve been busy […]

Cheney At A Different Derby

Pro Late Model Driver Shain Cheney was the recent guest of honor at the Boy Scouts Annual Pinewood Derby, held in downtown Pensacola. Shain put his Roto Rooter, Total Performance South, Chevrolet on display for the large crowd to admire, and answered questions about Racing at 5 Flags Speedway. Shain […]

Matt Hawkins 1988 – 2009

Matt Hawkins has passed away at the age of 21 in his home state of Georgia.{nl}{nl}Matt will be remembered on the track for being the only driver to ever win in the ARCA RE/MAX Series and USAR Pro Cup Series in his first starts.  Off the track, he was known […]

Swap Meet A Big Sucess

{nl}If the 3rd Annual Racer’s Swap Meet, held Saturday at 5 Flags Speedway is any indication, the 2009 Season should be a rousing success. Over 40 vendors were on hand with everything and anything one might need to race, or build a race car or engine. Racer’s representing almost every […]