Hammer Down Time At Five Flags Speedway

{nl}Danny “Hammer” Martin is coming to Five Flags Speedway Friday hoping to have a celebratory weekend. Danny Martin Jr. from Sarasota turns 21 years old on Saturday and he’s shooting for a repeat victory at Pensacola and a first at Mobile on Saturday. The young charger, who started racing sprint cars at the age of 14, won a United Sprint Car Series event at Five Flags speedway in 2005.

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Open Wheel Mania at Five Flags Speedway

The open-wheeled set will be in action this Friday night at Five Flags Speedway when the United Sprint Car Series invades the fabled half-mile track on Pine Forest Road. Along with the winged Sprint Cars, the open-wheel Modifieds will make their only scheduled appearance of the 2007 regular season and Pro Motorcycle racing will return after a five-year absence. {nl}The USCS is the country’s only sanctioning body to conduct races on both asphalt and dirt ovals with winged Sprint Cars. The 1300 pound cars are fuel injected and burn alcohol to boost performance to over 700 horsepower.            

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