While ticket renewal and upgrade forms for the 53rd Annual Snowball Derby have been mailed out, fans interested in keeping their seats for this year’s event at Five Flags Speedway will have more time to do so.   In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Five Flags Speedway has extended the starting date for processing […]

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He was a crew chief, a chassis man, an innovator and so much more to many in the short track world. Ray Stonkus’ reach spanned five decades, if not more in auto racing.   Stonkus passed away last Thursday at the age of 80.   Growing up in New England, Stonkus made his way south with […]

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Five Flags Speedway has postponed its season opening event, originally scheduled for Friday, March 27, amid the coronavirus pandemic.   The Modifieds of Mayhem were scheduled to appear at the event, along with local racing from the WCIParts.com Pro Trucks, The Dock of Pensacola Sportsmen and the Lloyd's Glass Pure Stocks.   Last Saturday, […]

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The Western Super Series hosted a 100-lap non-points event at Five Flags Speedway to help cure the need for short track racing around the country, and it surely did not disappoint. The final laps saw three drivers duke it out for the win, with Lebanon I-44 Speedway regular Dylan Bates holding off Joe Schaffer Jr. […]

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The recent coronavirus outbreak has had a major effect on the entire planet, with many events being postponed or outright canceled.  The short track racing world has been no exception to this, with many events altered including Saturday’s ARCA Menards Series East race at Five Flags Speedway.   Five Flags Speedway promoter Tim Bryant […]

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ARCA Menards Series and Five Flags Speedway officials have postponed the ARCA Pensacola 200 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The Vores Compact Touring Series, Outlaw Stocks and Pure Stocks were also scheduled to compete during the event scheduled for March 13-14.   "This weekend's ARCA Menards Series race at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, […]

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Fifteen years ago, the best show in racing was the Pro Cup Series. On this date in 2005, Shane Huffman bested a field that included the likes of Clay Rogers, Bobby Gill, Steve Wallace, Mike Garvey, George Brunnhoelzl, III and other memorable names at South Georgia Motorsports Park.   Take a look back at Speed51's […]

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It was the story that grabbed the headlines during Florida Speedweeks, a last-minute deal nearly becoming an upset for the ages, as Derek Griffith’s debut with Chad Bryant Racing on the ARCA Menards Series East produced both a pole and a strong runner-up finish to defending champion Sam Mayer. Since that time, the question has […]

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Last December, David Rogers made history with his 33rd start in the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway , breaking a tie with Red Farmer for most starts in the biggest Super Late Model race in the country.   He did so after receiving the “Derby Dedication Award” from Five Flags Speedway officials, along with a […]

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