March 2014

THE FASTEST CARS ON SHORT TRACKS VISIT 5 FLAGS ON APRIL 11th

The Must See Racing Winged Sprints love the high banks and half mile layout of 5 Flags Speedway, and are returning on April 11th.

These speedsters with the wide top hat come South from Michigan and surrounding Northern states to thrill the Pensacola race fans.

The Winged Warriors will be joined by the motorcycles, Bombers and Sportsmen. […]

POLLARD, FOWLER, JONES, MASON, GOFF END WEEKEND WITH WINS AT 5 FLAGS

Bubba Pollard, Brannon Fowler, and Oakie Mason would all call it a great weekend. Two racing events, and a sweep of both.   Bubba Pollars took the 100 lap Allen Turner Pro Late Model season opener, with Anderson Bowen second, and Mike Garvey third.

Brannon Fowler fresh from the win at Mobile the night before, outdrove Billy Hoover and Shanna Ard who finished 2nd and 3rd in the Beef O Brady Sportsmen.

Oakie Mason, in the #10 Ingersoll Modified won the feature, followed by Chris Cotto and Joe Thornton.

The Super Socks feature was taken by Todd Jones, followed by Randy Thompson and Bubba Winslow.

The Bombers feature went to […]

After Chance Meeting, Dulabhan-McDonald Connection Hope Stars Align for Allen Turner PLM Season

By Chuck Corder

A gas station isn’t high on the list of places to purchase serendipity.

But a few steps away from the bags of chips and honey-roasted peanuts, with a lottery ticket in hand, Bryce Dulabhan scratched off his destiny and scored himself a ride.

That didn’t think to be a problem at the end of 2013.

The 18-year-old Fairhope, Ala., native captured the Sunoco Gulf Coast Pro Late Model championship between Five Flags Speedway and Mobile International Speedway, and finished a single point shy of the Allen Turner PLM title last year in Pensacola.

But because of some private family issues surrounding […]

Season Preview: Jones Looks for Wins as Allen Turner PLM Championship Defense Begins

By Chuck Corder

Rare to find a teenager who knows exactly what he wants.

Perhaps it’s even rarer when one reveals they’re not content to rest on their laurels and triumphs.

Garrett Jones seems to be one of those anomalies. At 14, Jones is one of the more eager adolescents you’ll come across.

He’s excited to start the 2014 season Friday at Five Flags Speedway and raring to begin defense of the Allen Turner Pro Late Model track title he won last year.

But of all the goals Jones anticipates attaining, racking up wins ranks at the top of that list.

“Winning a championship was great, […]

2014 SEASON BEGINS THIS FRIDAY NITE WITH 5 FEATURE RACES

Garrett Jones is expected to be in the starting field of the ALLEN TURNER 100 Friday evening when the 2014 racing season begins.  The Pro Late Model defending track champion is anxious to extend his successful record into a new year…but he faces some stiff competition.  Bryce Dulabhan,   and veterans Mike Garvey and Junior Niedecken are also focused on the 100 lap event.

There is a long list of other PLM drivers who have the same goal, qualify well, run fast, stay out of trouble, and be first when the checkered flag comes out.

Qualifying starts at 7pm, and the night of racing goes at 8.

Here is […]

05 – Nathan Davis

Division: Super Late Model, Modified

Name: Nathan Davis

Age: 36

Hometown: Dora, AL

Car#: 05

Years In Racing: 24

Car Owner: Elaine Davis

Crew Members: Jacob (Coal Mine Tight), Steve (Dirty 30), Heath (Sasquash), Dustin, Tony, Danny Smith
Sponsors: Car Country Auto Sales, Sayre Speedway, Michaels Automotive, S.C.O.T.S.COM

Family: Misty-Wife, Autumn & Sunny-Children

Job Info: Sales-Car Country

Racing Accomplishments: Won a few, lost a few more

Comments: Love 5 Flags, Can’t wait to get this season started […]

DID YA EVER WANT TO START A BIG RACE? YOU CAN!

Calling all race fans. If you ever wished to say those magic words to start a race, you can register to be the lucky Grand Marshal at the season opener here at 5 Flags on Friday March 28th.

Just stop in at Allen Turner Hyundai, get a photo of you with the new 2014 Sonata Pace Car, and register.

One lucky winner will be at the infield mike with his or her family of 4, and get to give that race command.  You could also win a $50 gift card from Beef O”Brady’s restaurant, along with the family pack of 4 tickets to the Allen Turner 100 […]

PRO LATE MODELS TO BEGIN REGULAR SEASONS AT 5 FLAGS AND MOBILE INTERNATIONAL MARCH 28-29

The Pro Lates each go for extended laps to open the regular season at both Gulf Coast tracks.  All together, fans will enjoy a rare display of 5 classes of competition at each track. The only difference is the Super Stocks focus on 5 Flags and the Pro Trucks take on MIS.  The Modifieds, Sportsmen and Bombers will be at both events.

The Friday nite green flag at 5 Flags is at 8, for the Allen Turner Series 100.  MIS starts Saturday at 7pm for the 95 KSJ 95 lapper. […]