2009 Official Tournament Results

On Wednesday, November 18th, the 8th Annual Aflac Racers’ Invitational Fishing Tournament unfolded at the Holiday Isle Resort and Marina in Islamorada, situated in the Florida Keys. NASCAR sponsors, inspectors, and crew members united for an exhilarating Backcountry Classic, serving as the exciting kickoff to Ford NASCAR Championship Week at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The one-day tournament witnessed the capture and release of over 2,000 fish, and the anglers were treated to an exceptional Awards Party presented by Bonefish Grill.

The Tournament Director, Drew Patey, presented distinctive commemorative trophies.

Left to right: Winning Angler Allan Wray, Tournament Director – Drew Patey, Bonefish Grill representative Kendall Smith, Winning Guide – Mark Johnson and Winning Angler Mike Flaxman at the 2009 Aflac Racers Invitational Fishing Tournament in Islamorada, Florida.
  • 1st Place Backcountry Angler – Allan Wray and Mike Flaxman with Guide Mark Johnson
  • 2nd Place Backcountry Angler – Keith Farley and Andrew Bowers with Guide Larry Sydnor
  • 3rd Place Backcountry Angler – Jim Kosto and John Malloy with Guide Cliff Tatje