September 2017

Snowball Derby “King” Bickle Heading Back for 50th Running   

September 28, 2017 • App, Archives, Late Models, Region – Midwest, Region – Southeast, Top Stories
Rich Bickle is the most decorated driver in the history of the Snowball Derby. Bickle leads all drivers with five career wins in the “granddaddy of all short track races,” but he hasn’t been back […]

Night of Champions: Pollard Wins 3rd Blizzard Tile, While Nasse Celebrates SSS Crown; Roderick Sweeps Way to PLM Crown

By Chuck Corder
Every great team, every great athlete clings to the importance of peaking.
You want to be at your best when the moment matters most. Record books are littered with successful teams that got off to hot starts only to choke down the stretch. Sports have just as many, if […]

Fast Facts: So. Super Series & Allen Turner PLM Finale at Five Flags

Date: Saturday, September 23

Track: Five Flags Speedway

Location: 7451 Pine Forest Rd. Pensacola, FL 35526

Sanction: Southern Super Series / Five Flags Speedway

Last year’s winners: Bubba Pollard (Southern Super Series)  Jeff Choquette (Pro Late Models)

Live coverage: Speed51.com will broadcast both Late Model races via a live pay-per-view video stream. Live video tickets can be purchased for $19.99 by clicking here.

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Roderick and Pollard Prepare to Hoist Night of Champions’ Hardware, Keep Close Eye on Derby Preparations

By Chuck Corder
Picture it: Gridlock in Atlanta.
Bumper-to-bumper traffic, “Spaghetti Junction,” the whole nine. Got that frustrating, irritable mental image emblazoned in your brain?
Now, imagine navigating the notoriously congested I-85 and I-285 beltway with an extraordinarily heavy foot of Casey Roderick, one of the nation’s top late model drivers.
“What gets old […]

Even With Little Hanging in Balance, Championship Races Deliver Dramatic Conclusions

By Chuck Corder
In May, on the night of his first win of the season at Five Flags Speedway, Gary Sutton celebrated in Victory Lane by calling his No 151 Outlaw Stocks car an “ugly monstrosity.”
Not as a slight, mind you. Sutton and his team, led by good friend Mike Williamson’s expert hands, […]

Local Classes Set to Crown Track Champions at Five Flags; Fowler Makes Quest for No. 5 Family Affair

By Chuck Corder
Brannon Fowler has left nothing to chance.
With only Saturday’s championship finale left, the 37-year-old Molino already has locked up his fifth career The Dock on Pensacola Beach Sportsmen crown thanks to one of the more dominant seasons in recent memory.
The 30-lap Sportsman feature Saturday will be a victory […]

Exciting New Schedule Announced for 50th Snowball Derby

 
September 12, 2017 • App, Archives, Late Models, Region – Southeast, Snowball Derby, Top Stories

The 50th Annual Snowball Derby is just a few short months away. While the dates have been known for a long time, now race teams can officially start their planning. Five Flags Speedway officials have released the daily schedule for Snowball Derby week, […]

Who will wear the 50th Anniversary Crown?

One of the traditions of the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway is the Miss Snowball Derby Pageant that takes place each year leading up to the big race.
This year, the pageant will be held on Thursday, November 16 at a brand-new venue of the Seville Quarter in historic downtown […]

Five Flags Speedway

7451 Pine Forest Rd.
Pensacola FL 32526

Phone  850.944.8400