Successful Allen Turner Pro Late Model Series returns to action at 5 Flags this Friday

By Tim Bryant, 5 Flags Media
The all new “Allen Turner Pro Late Model Series” has turned into everything and more, 5 Flags Speedway and area Race Fans had hoped for. Drawing in some of the best Pro Late Model racers in the region, this Series has quickly developed a reputation for providing some of the closest competition seen anywhere. Friday night’s Hyundai Tucson 100 is race #3 in the Allen Turner Series, and is shaping up to be the best yet. Georgia hot shoe Bubba Pollard, fresh off a Pro…

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Allen Turner PLM Series to resume at 5 Flags on July 22nd

Pro Late Model Drivers strap in for the 3rd 100 lap event of the year on July 22nd in the Allen Turner Tucson 100. Drivers from
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Gilbertson overcomes adversities to win TBARA sprint feature at 5 Flags

By Chuck Corder
The deck was stacked against Johnny Gilbertson.
His long days led to longer nights at his Central Florida home getting his winged sprint car ready for Friday at Five Flags Speedway.
Once, Gilbertson reached Pensacola his problems continued with a backup car that a teammate drove.
Gilbertson, though, erased all the nightmares with a wire-to-wire victory in the Tampa Bay Area Racing Association winged sprints 30-lap feature.
The race, which featured a pair of cautions, was wrapped up in 16 minutes,…

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Winged sprint cars fly at 5 Flags Speedway

From Tim Bryant
The second half of season gets off to Fast start!! Literally. What a way to kick off the second half of the season than with the fastest cars you’ll ever see on the half mile oval. The Winged Sprint Cars from the TBARA will roll into town to headline this Friday’s racing action. The Tampa Bay Area Racing Association has been providing fans with great racing since 1973. A stellar field of cars are expected for this week’s trip to…

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5 Flags Speedway Results: June 24, 2011

Super Late Models – Feature

Finish
Start
Car
Driver
Hometown
Race Points

1
5
112
Augie Grill
Hayden , Al
50.00

2
2
9
Chase Elliott
Dawsonville , Ga
47.00

3
8
67
Jeff Fultz
Troutman , Nc
44.00

4
1
82GE
Grant Enfinger
Fairhope , Nc
41.00

5
11
18
Andrew (bubba) Pollard
Senoia , Ga
38.00

6
18
11DR
David Rogers
Orlando , Fl
35.00

7
14
82
Donnie Wilson
Oklahoma City, Ok
32.00

8
3
5a
Jerry Artuso
Sault Ste., Cn
29.00

9
9
04
Ryan Reed
Mooresville , Nc
26.00

10
4
4
Daren ‘dj’ Vanderley
Mobile , Al
23.00

11
7
10RC
Ryan Crane
Panama City, Fl
20.00

12
10
21C
Scott Carlson
Cantonment , Fl
20.00

13
12
41CD
Chris Davidson
Friendswood , Tx
20.00

14
15
39KR
Kenzie Ruston
Mooresville , Nc
20.00

15
17
1MG
Mike Garvey
Mcdonough , Ga
20.00

16
20
29K
Allen Karnes
Sharpsbury , Ga
20.00

17
23
45
Dwayne Buggay
Canton , Ga
20.00

18
6
10PK
Paul Kelley
Pendergrass , Ga
20.00

19
22
39
Gary Sullivan, Sr
Denham Springs, La
20.00

20
21
99
Wayne Niedecken, Jr.
Pensacola , Fl
20.00

21
16
75
David Odell
Lawrenceville…

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Hard to believe it is midseason at 5 Flags

From Tim Bryant
It’s hard to believe that Friday Night’s Print Now 100 will actually be the half way point in the 2011 Racing Season here at 5 Flags Speedway.
With a limited number of events on the schedule, it seems only appropriate that each one has special meaning. This week’s Blizzard Series Race #3 has several interesting storylines, one of which is the Race Sponsor itself.
Deborah Holland and her husband John, have been longtime supporters of 5 Flags Speedway and it’s events,…

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What a night of racing for 5 Flag fans as Bubba Pollard wins Sonata 100

Everyone in the pits sensed it was coming.
Everyone in the Five Flags Speedway grandstands felt it, too.
Bubba Pollard, running second, sized up then-race leader D.J. VanderLey in the Allen Turner Sonata 100 on Friday night.
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Round 2 of the all new Allen Turner Series for the Pro Late Models headlines the night at 5 Flags with the running of the Sonata 100

From Tim Bryant
The Pensacola area has finally received some much needed rain to cool things off a bit, but the action will be scorching hot when racing returns to 5 Flags Speedway this Friday Night. Round 2 of the all new Allen Turner Series for the Pro Late Models will headline the night, with the running of the Sonata 100. The first of the newly formatted Pro Late Model events was held on April 22nd, and what a race it was. Montgomery…

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Pro Late Sonata 100 and kids bike racing at 5 Flags

The Pro Late Models take on the banked half mile at 5 Flags next on June 10th.
From 5 Flags Speedway Media

The Allen Turner Sonata 100 will draw drivers from the Southeast for the second of 5 special 100 lap events leading up to the Allen Turner Snowflake in December. The race has drawn interest from regional teams. with an expected listing of probable drivers announced closer to the event.

Super Stocks return on the 10th as well, along with the competitive Sportsmen and Bombers.

With school out…

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Grill wins Papa John’s 100 at 5 Flags Speedway

By 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 Flags fan favorite held off a late charge from Grant Enfinger to snatch his first checkered flag in Pensacola this season, making it nine consecutive Blizzard wins for cars coming out of the…

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