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Suncoast Grand Prix Boat Race Charity Success

Suncoast Charities for Children and Super Boat International teamed up to create a very successful year at the Suncoast Grand Prix. The event helped raise $100,000 for the Suncoast Charities for Children which helps special needs kids in the Sarasota area. Due to funding cuts, the need for support gets greater every year. The efforts […]

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Super Boat Grand Prix Economic Impact Reported by SNN

The Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix was a record year for organizers of the event as well as the local economy. The event brought in more than 14 Million dollars into the local economy, approximately a 12% increase from last year. Money raised from the event benefits the Suncoast Charities for Children to help local […]

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Great Lakes Grand Prix Once Again Injects Millions into Local Economy

Michigan City, Indiana (Sept. 7, 2011) – For the third year in a row, the Great Lakes Grand Prix offshore powerboat race, hosted by the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau and sanctioned by Super Boat International, injected several million dollars into the local LaPorte County economy. According to Jack Arnett, Executive Director of the […]

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Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival Contributes to Overall Impact of Economy

The 2011 Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival had a positive impact on the economy bringing in approximately 100,000 attendees to the event.  Locals and visitors participated in the four day event by attending the parade of boats on Thursday,  Meet & Greet on Friday, “Powerboats by the Bay” on Saturday, and ending with Race […]

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