September 2010

Two Champions Decided

Chuck Corder{nl}News Journal correspondent{nl}Chase Elliott wasn’t simply content with coasting to the Blizzard Series title.{nl}All the 14 year old needed was a decent finish to become the youngest driver to win a Blizzard championship.{nl}The kid secured it with his second checkered flag of the year, putting on a clinic Friday […]

Night of Champions Schedule

{nl} {nl}Thursday  23rd Open Practice  (Pit Gate Opens @ 4:00 PM Practice Starts @ (5:00 -9:00)       Friday, Sept. 24th       Pit Gate Opens @ 1:00     Blizzard Drivers Meeting @ 3:45      Blizzard Practice (4:00-5:30)     Practice [email protected] 5:30(two rounds)       Super Stock Practice     Sportsman Practice     Bomber Practice […]

Nite of Champions #1

 {nl}Because of the rained out event on August 27th, 5 Flags Speedway’s Annual “Night of Champions” has been spread over 2 race nights. Night # 1, scheduled for Friday Night, October 8th, will feature the Pro Late Model Championship event, “The Allen Turner Tune Up 100”, along with a 30 […]

2 Championships Friday Night

Friday Night. September 24th will be a very special evening at 5 Flags Speedway. 2 Championships will be decided. Rubber & Specialties will return as a race sponsor. And, The Krewe De Ya Ya’s will be on hand making sure everyone has a great time while raising funds for Breast […]

5 Flags Bikefest

  {nl}This Saturday, 5 Flags Speedway is proud to host the 3rd Annual 5 Flags Bikefest. This year, the Speedway has teamed up with the Hadji Shrine , who are putting on “The Ride for the Shrine.” This organized ride will begin at the Hadji Shrine Temple on 9 Mile […]

Friday Results

 {nl}The Lloyd’s Glass Double Points Night got off to a familiar start as DJ Vanderley set fast time in the Pro Late Model ranks, ahead of two Camping World Truck Racers, Mike Garvey and Johanna Long.{nl} {nl}The racing program started with Bomber Heat action with Michael Nelson and Curtis Faircloth finding […]

5 Divisions on Friday

 {nl}5 Divisions racing Friday night!  Yes,5  five classes will be on hand and double points will be awarded in all classes except Modifieds.  Giving a double effort will be Pro Late Models, Super Stocks, Sportsmen and Bombers.{nl} {nl}Some drivers will be out to protect their lead, some wanting to inherit the […]

Friday Night Racing Schedule

{nl}FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 10th      Pit Gate Opens @ 3:00      Practice [email protected] 5:00 (two rounds)      Pro Late Model Practice     Modified Practice     Super Stock Practice    Sportsman Practice           Bomber Practice     Modified Qualifying @ 6:45     Pro Late Model Qualifying       Driver’s Meeting @ 7:30     Pre Race Festivities 7:50     Feature Races Begin @ 8:00     Bomber Heats 1 […]

Loss of an Icon

Longtime 5 Flags Speedway track electrician Sport Mercer has passed away. Sport’s involvement with 5 Flags goes back to the early days when he was an important member of the Tom Dawson team which helped build 5 Flags and the Snowball Derby into what it is today. Sport’s son Eddie […]