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Flag Colors

Chcckered Flag Checkered Flag Signifies the end of the practice session, qualification attempt or race. The race leader is declared the winner.
Green Flag Green Flag Signals the start of the practice session, qualification attempt or race and all restarts after a caution or red-flag period.
Yellow Flag Yellow Flag The “caution flag,” signals hazardous conditions on the track, and cars must slow immediately, maintain position and yield to track safety vehicles until the green flag is displayed. During a qualification session, a qualification attempt is halted.
White Flag White Flag Displayed when the leader starts the final lap of the race. During qualifications, signals that driver has started final lap of qualification attempt.
Blue and Gold Flag Royal Blue with Diagonal Yellow Stripe Flag The “passing flag,” signals slower cars to yield to faster with Diagonal traffic.
Red Flag Red Flag Signals that the race stops immediately, regardless of position of cars on the track.
Black flag Black Flag Directs a driver to proceed to the pits on the next lap and to consult with race officials.
Black flag with white cross Black Flag with White Cross Flag Officials have ceased scoring the car until further notice.
Red and Gold Flag Alternating Red and Yellow Striping Flag Signals that oil, water or some other substance has made the track surface slippery.