February 2011

2011 Season Preview

On Saturday March 12th, 5 Flags Speedway comes back to life with a full day of testing for all divisions, appropriately dubbed as The Season Preview. Pit gates will open at 8:30am. Rotating practice sessions will begin at 9:00am and conclude at 5:00pm.

Technical inspections will available throughout the day. Safety […]

The 5 Flags / Daytona Connection

5 Flags Speedway drivers made their presence known in the Daytona Beach area during Speedweeks, with 2 of NASCAR’s top divisions now being led by recent Snowball Derby participants. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Phoenix this week with former Snowball Derby Winner Clay Rogers leading the points […]

2010 Celebrated at Banquet

An overflow crowd filled the Hadji Shrine Temple on Saturday Night as 5 Flags Speedway paid tribute to the top competitors in the Pro Late Model, Super Stock, Modified, Sportsman, and Bomber Divisions. The evening got off to an appropriate start as Track Chaplain Wayne Butts delivered the invocation, and […]

Grit guides Johanna Long on Daytona track

Experience, perhaps when it comes to racing on Daytona’s 2.5-mile, high-banked oval in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. But the 18-year-old Pensacola native is no stranger to the trucks. She made seven starts in 2010 with a best finish of 17th in her first race, at O’Reilly Raceway Park.

But […]

Racers reload at Swap Meet

Old man winter was the first arrival at the 5th Annual Racer’s Swap Meet, held Saturday at 5 Flags Speedway. Cold weather conditions, including an occasional sleet sighting, did not deter the many racers who seized the opportunity to buy, sell, or swap parts. Equipment on hand varied from complete […]