January 2017

2016 Awards Banquet Recap

The winners in the local divisions pictured here are anxiously awaiting the start of the 2017 racing season, after capping off their 2016 season with first place trophies and cash.  Bomber champ B J Leytham announced he is moving up to the Pro Trucks. The division is being changed to Pure Stocks, leaving the championship open for new challengers. 

Jason Johnson is looking forward to the Super Stock division morphing into the Outlaw Stocks.

Casey Roderick plans to expand his appearances in the Southeast in both the Pro and Super Late divisions.  Taylor Jorgensen is

planning to be back in her truck this […]

Ricky Johnson – Boss Hogg

 Ricky Johnson is quickly becoming the Boris Said of the Sweat Hoggs. His Mississippi based Saturn #84 performed flawlessly Saturday, coming from 22nd starting position to capture the Sweat Hogg Grand Prix Ver. 3.0 at 5 Flags Speedway. Outside front row starter Justin Babb showed the way in the early stages, while Johnson methodically worked his way forward in the 90 minute timed event. A strong performance was also being displayed by former dirt track standout Heath Ostricter, who maintained 2nd place after Johnson took the lead, only to surrender late in the event, victim of a blown engine. Rob […]

79 – Michael Villarreal

Driver Hometown: Corpus Christi, Tx
Car Owner: Mike Villarreal
Crew Members:
Years In Racing: 9
Sponsors: Continental Batteries, M&E Motorsports […]

Lloyd’s Glass Pure Stocks

The Bomber Division has been a mainstay division at 5 Flags Speedway since just after the turn of the century. In 2001, after a couple of hotly contested enduro events at 5 Flags, then promoter Wade Mc Naughton decided to bring back the Bomber Division on a regular basis. Some great, entry level racing has taken place since that time, and some great drivers have made their mark on the local racing scene. In recent years, under the Sponsorship of Butler’s U Pull-It, the Bomber Division has been practically dominated by Alabama based driver BJ Leytham. While the cars have […]