May 2011

4 Races – 3 New Leaders

After the checkered flags in three of the four race events on May 27th, 3 new division leaders emerged.
The points earned year to date added up to the trio being on top of their division, even though none
won their race.
Marty White in the Sportsmen, Nathan Davis in the […]

Grill Wins another for GARC

Chuck Corder

Augie Grill is quite the company man.

His Grand American Race Cars had dominated the last 10 Super Late Model events coming into the second Blizzard Series race Friday at Five Flags Speedway.

Nothing changed for the Papa John’s 100. And it only got better for Grill.

The Five […]

Papa John’s Continues to Feed Five Flags Fans Hunger

Better ingredients. Better pizza.

Paul Robinson hopes that translates into a better racing experience for Five Flags Speedway fans, especially for tonight’s Papa John’s 100, the second of five Blizzard Series races.

The Papa John’s Pizza of Northwest Florida President, Robinson understands firsthand how passionate Five Flags loyalists can […]

Papa John’s 100 Blizzard

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in May 27 editions of the Pensacola News Journal.

Chuck Corder

It has been a bittersweet season for Bubba Pollard.

No short-track racer across the southeast, arguably the nation, has enjoyed the season’s spoils more than the Senoia, Ga., driver.

The Five Flags Speedway fan favorite […]

33 – Nathan Ingersoll

Division: Modified

Name: Nathan Ingersoll

Age: 49

Hometown: Robertsdale, Alabama

Car#: 33

Years In Racing: 23

Car Owner: Nathan Ingersoll

Crew Members: Bobby Ingersoll
Tommy Riley
Lynn Ingersoll

Sponsors: Schoen Heating and Air

Family: Wife – Lynn Ingersoll

Daughters – Sara, Joyce, Katelyn, April, Amber and Ashleigh

Son – Tony

Job Info: Bill Patterson Construction

Racing Accomplishments: Racing dirt […]

Blizzard could be a Long Story

Today is Johanna Long’s 19th birthday.

She had a short and simple request. And it wasn’t an iPad 2.

All the reigning Snowball Derby champion and current NASCAR trucks series rookie asked for was for her 48-year-old father Donald Long to get back in a Super Late Model once […]


5 Flags Speedway has become known for many things, including fast and furious racing action, exciting young stars, the loyalist of race fans, and of course, The Snowball Derby. But there is something else. And if you are a school age child and your race vehicle has just 2 wheels […]

Okie A-OK After Two Wins on Wild Night

Chuck Corder

From the four flags that waved to the fiery tempers, the color red seemed to be a fabric woven through Friday night’s action at Five Flags Speedway.

Okie Mason preferred black and white.

Okie was better than OK, taking home a pair of checkered flags Friday. Mason began […]

Mercer Sets Sights

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in May 20 editions of the Pensacola News Journal.

Chuck Corder

Stevie Mercer thought he was done with racing last December.

He had spent the better part of two decades as a fan favorite at Five Flags Speedway in one of Pensacola’s most recognizable […]

Facebook Hits 1200

Can you believe it? Facebook response is Fantastic!

We have reached 1200 friends who enjoy sharing racing and 5 Flags Speedway.

Pardon the alliteration, but “Five Flags Facebook Fans are Fabulous.”