Teams Take to Lake Michigan for August Power Boat Race
Bill Barry-Cotter’s Maritimo Offshore Race Team can lay claim to an astonishing 12 Australian Class 1 championships, and now the team has its sights on conquering America’s best at the legendary Key West World Offshore Championships in November. Luke Durman (driver) and Ross Willaton (throttles) will be in the cockpit of ‘Maritimo’, the Michael Peters-designed […]
Races were held at 11:00 and 1:00 pm on Sunday. Great competition in all the classes on Sunday in very flat calm waters. The beaches were packed with beach goers arriving early at sunrise to get their tents up and to have their beachside views.
See the 27th running of the Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix. An estimated 3000 spectator boats lined the course, all around turn one. Boats were 5 and 6 rows deep.
Teams and fans filled the pits and Van Wezel parking lot. Thousands of fans found their favorite teams and watched them wrench on their boats… as they got them ready for Sunday’s Grand Prix Festival race.