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Fri 19 Dec 2008
Offshore Super Series December 2008 news

Offshore Super Series December 2008 news

Offshore Super Series - December 2008 The Future of Offshore Racing comes to OSS in 2009 Hard work is finally paying off and it looks like Offshore Racing may finally be reaching the next level as a professional motorsport. During this past ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
City of Madison to host Awards Banquet

City of Madison to host Awards Banquet

City of Madison to host ABRA Awards Dinner, Annual Meeting Celebrating 1st National Championship The 2009 American Boat Racing Association annual meeting and Awards Banquet will be held February 13 and 14 in Madison, Ind. home of the...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
OSS: Team Amsoil Key West summary, title decided

OSS: Team Amsoil Key West summary, title decided

TEAM AMSOIL OFFSHORE RACING WINS THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN KEY WEST, FLORIDA Team AMSOIL traveled to Key West, Florida to compete in the annual UIM/SBI Offshore World Championships held the week of November 2nd through November 9th. Teams...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
Series makes Evansville Freedom Festival an offer

Series makes Evansville Freedom Festival an offer

The Board of Directors of the American Boat Racing Association voted to acquire the physical assets of the Evansville Freedom Festival along with specified liabilities as a first step towards holding the 31st running of Thunder on the Ohio next ...

Sat 22 Nov 2008
OSS: Team JBS Racing 2008 season review

OSS: Team JBS Racing 2008 season review

JBS Racing stood on the podium for the 2008 World Championships in Key West Florida for the third time since the team's inception. The core team of: Jeff Stevenson (Owner/Driver), Joe Skrocki (Throttleman/Marketing Director), Jason Borys (Crew...

Fri 31 Oct 2008
OSS to adopt P1 power to weight ratio rules

OSS to adopt P1 power to weight ratio rules

The Offshore Super Series to Adopt P1 Horsepower to Weight Ratio Rules Toms River, NJ 10/27/2008 - - In an effort to join a world wide racing platform, the Offshore Super Series announced today that P1 series has granted OSS approval to use...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
P1: Series newsletter 200-10-16

P1: Series newsletter 200-10-16

PR POWER BRINGS POWERBOAT P1 TO SOUTH FLORIDA'S FT. LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW The UK-based Powerboat P1 World Championship has been the talk of the offshore racing world in the States and abroad, as participation from the U.S. grew ...

Sun 12 Oct 2008
OSS: Lake Ozark final results

OSS: Lake Ozark final results

The OSS National Championships were held at lake Ozark, MO. with 28 boats competing in 8 classes plus the new Pro-Am category. The Horny Toad OSS National Championships Lake Of The Ozarks, Mo ...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
OSS: Dave Scott Panama City summary

OSS: Dave Scott Panama City summary

Bud Light Offshore Race Team Charges to Big Win in Panama City Beach, Fla. RACE CONDITIONS Race location: Gulf of Mexico Seas: 1-3' chop Wind: East 15 knots Weather: Overcast QUOTES Dave Scott Owner/Driver Bud Light Offshore Team "It...

Wed 24 Sep 2008
OSS:  Lake of the Ozarks preview

OSS: Lake of the Ozarks preview

LAKE OF THE OZARKS SHOWCASES NATIONAL OFFSHORE SUPER SERIES RACES The Horny Toad Offshore Super Series National Championship will offer a weekend of speed and excitement for race teams and fans alike. OSS president Ron Polli states " The final...

Tue 23 Sep 2008
San Diego: Series Sunday report

San Diego: Series Sunday report

BERNARD, FORMULA BOATS WIN 2008 SAN DIEGO BAYFAIR SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Jeff Bernard (Kent, Wash.) in the U-5 Formulaboats.com ended the 2008 American Boat Racing Association's season as the only driver to win two races after finishing first at...

Sun 21 Sep 2008
San Diego: Saturday summary

San Diego: Saturday summary

FORMULA, OBERTO TAKE FIRST HEATS IN SAN DIEGO SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Jeff Bernard (Kent, Wash.) and Steve David (Lighthouse Point, Fla.) each posted victories in the first day of heat racing at the 2008 San Diego Bayfair powered by the San ...

Fri 19 Sep 2008
San Diego: Series Friday summary

San Diego: Series Friday summary

BERNARD FINDS FORMULA FOR SUCCESS FOR FIRST DAY U-5 sits atop qualification ladder at San Diego Bayfair SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Jeff Bernard (Kent, Wash.) in the U-5 Formulaboats.com finished the first day at the American Boat Racing Association's...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
San Diego: Round seven preview

San Diego: Round seven preview

Oh Boy! Title on the Horizon for U-6 Team SAN DIEGO--For the past few years, Steve David (Lighthouse Pt., Fla.) and the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto unlimited hydroplane racing team have been poised to give the City of Madison, Ind. owned team an ABRA ...

Nashville II event canceled

Nashville II event canceled

Chattanooga Cancels Racing, ABRA Exhibition Off The ABRA Unlimited Hydroplane exhibition in Chattanooga, Tenn. will not take place this year due to the cancellation of the Fourth Annual Chattanooga U.S. Powerboat Championship Races and Speed ...

Sun 07 Sep 2008
OSS: Peppers Racing Orange Beach summary

OSS: Peppers Racing Orange Beach summary

PEPPERS / LUCAS OIL WINS SECOND RACE IN A ROW TO TAKE THE NUMBER ONE POSITION IN THE OSS CATLITE CLASS in Orange Beach, AL "After a great day of testing on Saturday, August 16, all we had to do is wait to see how the water turns for race day....

Sat 06 Sep 2008
OSS: Lake of the Ozarks pre-event news

OSS: Lake of the Ozarks pre-event news

Offshore Super Series National Races Return to Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks September 4, 2008: Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri - Hurtling through the water at speeds up to 185 mph, Some of the world's fastest boats will compete for the...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Kim Gregory passed away

Kim Gregory passed away

Hydroplane Racing Loses A Friend The sport of hydroplane racing and those who knew Kim Gregory have lost a very special friend. Kim Gregory passed away Tuesday evening, September 2, of renal failure after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer...

Tue 02 Sep 2008
New infraction flag to be introduced

New infraction flag to be introduced

New 'Infraction Flag' To Be Unveiled In San Diego The American Boat Racing Association will introduce a new racing flag to help fans and drivers determine if an infraction has been called during a heat of racing during an unlimited ...

Mon 25 Aug 2008
Series San Diego news 2008-08-25

Series San Diego news 2008-08-25

San Diego can expect 11 unlimited entries A fleet of 11 boats are expected to be in the pits for the San Diego Bayfair powered by the Union Tribune ABRA unlimited hydroplane race September 19, 20 and 21. The 11 boats in San Diego will be the...

Sat 23 Aug 2008
OSS: Orange Beach summary

OSS: Orange Beach summary

PEPPERS / LUCAS OIL WINS SECOND RACE IN A ROW TO TAKE THE NUMBER ONE POSITION IN THE OSS CATLITE CLASS in Orange Beach, AL "After a great day of testing on Saturday, August 16, all we had to do is wait to see how the water turns for race day....

Sat 16 Aug 2008
Evansville event relinquished by organizers

Evansville event relinquished by organizers

Evansville Freedom Festival relinquishes event The Evansville Freedom Festival Board of Directors has sent a short press release, relinquishing the organization's responsibilities for the riverfront event including the Thunder on the Ohio ...

Tue 12 Aug 2008
Seattle: Unlimited Hydroplanes protest denied, results stand

Seattle: Unlimited Hydroplanes protest denied, results stand

Seafair Call Upheld The official protest filed by the U-37 Schumacher Racing contesting the results of the Chevrolet Cup in Seattle, specifically a penalty called against their team prior to the start of the final heat, has been deemed invalid...

OSS: Orange Beach preview

OSS: Orange Beach preview

Offshore Super Series Returns to Orange Beach for Thunder on the Gulf and Expanded Race Village Gulf Shores/Orange Beach, AL-Get revved as the nation's premier powerboat racing league sets the gulf waters on fire August 14-17 for the 6th Annual...

Mon 04 Aug 2008
Seattle: Sunday final summary

Seattle: Sunday final summary

Villwock victorious in Seattle, earns $50,000 for charity SEATTLE -- The U-1 Ellstrom Elam Plus presents Amos W. Hoss with driver Dave Villwock finally won one at home for the Ballard-based crew with his victory at the 2008 Chevrolet Cup at ...

Sun 03 Aug 2008
San Diego event title sponsor named

San Diego event title sponsor named

SD Union-Tribune Joins Bayfair As Title Sponsor SAN DIEGO--Race Marketing Partners and Thunderboats Unlimited Club are proud to announce The San Diego Union Tribune as the Title Sponsor for the 2008 San Diego Bayfair World Series of Power Boat...

Sat 02 Aug 2008
Seattle: Saturday eliminations heats summary

Seattle: Saturday eliminations heats summary

David, Villwock, Theoret win Chevrolet Cup elimination heats SEATTLE--Dave Villwock, Jean Theoret and the defending Seafair champion Steve David all won their respective elimination heats in the first day of racing Saturday afternoon for...

Seattle: Friday qualifying summary

Seattle: Friday qualifying summary

Chevrolet Cup At Seafair ABRA Unlimited Hydroplane Qualifying SEATTLE-- Dave Villwock (Auburn, Wash.) and the Ellstrom Elam Plus presents Amos W. Hoss used his last qualifying session to unseat both Jeff Bernard in the U-5 Formulaboats.com and...

Wed 30 Jul 2008
Seattle: Seafair pre-race notes

Seattle: Seafair pre-race notes

No Repeat Winners Make Seafair's Chevrolet Cup Interesting SEATTLE--Going into Chevrolet Cup at Seafair one year ago, Dave Villwock (Auburn, Wash.) had run the table on the ABRA Unlimited Hydroplane Circuit--four races and four consecutive...

Tue 29 Jul 2008
OSS: Al Copeland Memorial Race news 2008-07-28

OSS: Al Copeland Memorial Race news 2008-07-28

OSS EXCITED TO PARTNER WITH LOCAL MARINE COMPANIES IN KENNER, LA. AND THE RACE FOR THE "OIL WAR" HEATS UP! The First Al Copeland Memorial Race this weekend will feature help from local marine dealers and service providers. Greg Bent from Bent...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Tri-Cities: Saturday summary

Tri-Cities: Saturday summary

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The top three qualifiers of the 2008 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup each won a qualification heat in Saturday action at the fourth stop on the American Boat Racing Association National Hydroplane Series. The U-1 Ellstrom Elam Plus...

Tri-Cities: Race summary

Tri-Cities: Race summary

OH BOY! IT'S OBERTO AT LAMB WESTON COLUMBIA CUP Oberto, David earn first ever Tri-Cities victories KENNEWICK, Wash -- At the previous three races, the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison was the top qualifier. Unfortunately for the team and driver...

Sat 26 Jul 2008
Series adds sponsor

Series adds sponsor

ABRA ANNOUNCES SPONSORSHIP WITH OAKLEY SUNGLASSES The American Boat Racing Association (ABRA) is proud to announce Oakley, maker of a full array of market-leading products including premium sunglasses, goggles, prescription eyewear, apparel, ...

Tri-Cities: Qualifying summary

Tri-Cities: Qualifying summary

KENNEWICK, Wash -- Friday action at the 2008 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup saw the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto driven by Steve David (Lighthouse Point, Fla.) take the top qualifying position with a 2-1/2 mile average speed of 161.492 mph, topping last year's ...

Tue 22 Jul 2008
Tri-Cities: Round five preview

Tri-Cities: Round five preview

Columbia River Course Fits Villwock Just Fine KENNEWICK, Wash.-- For the first time in the 2008 ABRA Unlimited Hydroplane season, the national high point championship team from one year ago will return to the circuit this weekend for the Lamb...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
Elam, Villwock to race Tri-Cities event

Elam, Villwock to race Tri-Cities event

Elam, Villwock To Race In Tri-Cities....ABRA Press Release The Miss Ellstrom Elam Plus will be ready to get back into action next weekend in the ABRA Unlimited Hydroplane Lamb Weston Columbia Cup. Dave Villwock, the winningest active driver in...