SBI Medical Director Named – Lawrence (Bill) Blass, MD

Key West, Fla (March 23, 2018) — Super Boat International names new Medical Director for coming season. Dr. Bill Blass is a General Surgeon in Key West, Florida. He graduated with honors from University of Miami School of Medicine and was trained at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial. He is currently on staff at Lower Keys Medical Center and Surgery Center of Key West and is a partner in the Key West Surgical Group.

Long time supporter of SBI, Dr. Lou Pizano comments. “Dr. Blass is an outstanding physician and surgeon with expertise in treating a wide range of injuries and medical conditions. He has a genuine loyalty to his patients and team members and will be a true asset for the SBI organization.”

John Carbonell, President of Super Boat International comments, “I am proud to announce Dr. Blass as the Medical Director for the coming 2018 season. He came highly recommended by Dr. Pizano and other professionals from the UMH in Miami. We had the pleasure of working closely with Dr. Pizano for many years as the SBI Medical Director, and we have great respect on his confirmation of Dr. Blass’s appointment.” Carbonell continues to comment, “Shawn Steinart, SBI Rescue Coordinator has put an excellent team together to serve the racers this year.”

More About Super Boat International
Super Boat International (SBI) is the leading North American professional powerboat organization founded by John Carbonell. Teams from all around the world compete May through October in the National Series Points races and conclude in November for the famous Key West World Championships. SBI produces weeklong race events including entertainment, kilo races and distance records throughout the United States, South America and the Bahamas. Races include the World’s fastest Vee-bottom and Catamaran style powerboats, reaching speeds in excess of 180 mph. In the first quarter of both 2018, Super Boat International Offshore Racing television coverage will be nationally broadcasted on NBC Sports showcasing the previous year’s World Championship Event.

More About Southern Racing Fuels
Southern Racing Fuels is a division of Port Consolidated Incorporated and is the largest race fuel distributor based in the state of Florida. Southern Racing Fuels supplies racetracks, dealers, speed shops, c-stores, race teams and motorcycle shops throughout Florida. Products include the complete  line of quality Sunoco Race Fuels in addition to quality performance oils and lubricants, featuring the Valvoline brand.



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