Phantom Racing

Mark Nieman and Kurt Jagel both have racing in their blood. It wasn’t until pizza and beer that the two finally decided to create the Phantom 9 program and race together. Mark speaks of his years of speed racing jet ski’s and powerboats and, when he was 12, having the fortunate opportunity to meet Don […]

Miss Geico Racing

The Miss Geico Race Team comprises a huge team of qualified mechanics, truck drivers, support staff and “management.” This team had quite a lengthy history of success and a key part of the team, together through it all, is throttleman Scott Begovich and driver Marc Granet. Probably, the most recognized race boat among fans is […]

Mike “Doc” Janssen

Internationally respected spine surgeon, Dr. Mike Janssen has a lot of hobbies and passions and offshore racing is just one of them. With many wins and titles in the powerboat-racing arena, it’s obvious he is experienced in racing fast boats. Another hobby for Dr. Janssen is being the owner of a resort and microbrewery in […]

Michael Silfverberg & Nigel Hook

The team of Michael Silfverberg and Nigel Hook make an unbeatable duo. Their specially designed 48’ Silverhook Vee Bottom makes a statement every time it shows up at the race sites. The long sleek red boat always draws the attention of the crowd and fellow racers. One of Michael’s most cherished races was at the […]

JR Noble & Grant Bruggemann

Team STIHL has been leading and winning for the past few seasons, and is now the leader in making the jump to the new Superboat Class. JR Noble and the other Big Catamaran race boats have worked together to combine classes into one. The team was the first to arrive at the National Championships with […]