April 2018

Pollard Wins Another Blizzard Series Race; Wilson, Nasse Batter Each Other In and Out of Cars

Pollard Wins Another Blizzard Series Race; Wilson, Nasse Batter Each Other In and Out of Cars

By Chuck Corder

Bubba Pollard’s smartest decision Friday night came when he was behind.

Instead of coming to the pits to repair significant cosmetic damage to his No. 26 Super Late Model, Pollard opted to stay out […]

Good field of Super Late Model drivers to compete Friday for 125 laps.

Fresh Off a Win, Defending Blizzard Series Champion Pollard Returns to 5 Flags for Season-Opening Rubber & Specialties 125


By Chuck Corder

Five Flags Speedway officially kicked off its short-track racing season on March 4.

But the road to the 51st running of the Snowball Derby begins this week at Pensacola’s high banks.

The […]

Baklum’s winning streak prompts a bounty.

Balkum Hopes Blistering Start Continues All Season, Leads to Elusive Pure Stocks Track Championship


By Chuck Corder

For nearly a decade now, Robert Balkum has been one of the top drivers in the Lloyd’s Glass Pure Stocks division at Five Flags Speedway.

He has experienced the highest of highs with multiple trips to […]

Crocker Gets Better of Junior in Thrilling Outlaw Stocks Finish; Boyett Crushes Pro Trucks Field

Crocker, Boyett, Barnhill and Balkum all winners on Friday the 13th.


By Chuck Corder

Donald Crocker thought his chance had passed him by Friday night at Five Flags Speedway.

Wayne Niedecken Jr. had been out front for 16 laps after he took the lead from then-leader Todd Jones midway through the 35-lap Faith […]

5 Flags is his Second Home!

Burkett Taking Over Family Business, Sits Third in Pure Stocks Standings Thanks to Pair of Top-10s


By Chuck Corder

Caleb Burkett has been coming to Five Flags Speedway since the roars of engines and packed crowds “busted my eardrums.

“I wasn’t old enough to walk, I know that,” Burkett added.

Now 17, the junior […]