Racing & Poker Run News

Super Boat International, the premier national and international sanctioning body of offshore powerboat racing around the globe, will host their first race of the year where they will welcome fans and race teams from around the world to the 9th annual Thunder on Cocoa Beach taking place May 18-20 with a series of events leading up to the race on Sunday, May 20th. This year, Super Boat will make the complete event available for free viewing on their Live Stream channel. Over twenty racing teams from around the country and abroad will be lining up along the shores of the Florida East Coast city to compete in the annual power boat race grand prix. Enthusiastic race team fans, and Super Boat’s dedicated followers will be attendance to cheer on their teams and celebrate Super Boat’s first race of the year. “We couldn’t be any more excited to see our favorite race teams gathering once again for a big race,” says John Carbonell, former powerboat racer and president of Super Boat International. “Over the years we have grown very close to our fans, race teams and sponsors and we appreciate all of the wonderful support they have given us. Thunder on…
Following a powerboat racing incident in the P1 Superstock USA series in Jacksonville yesterday, it is with great sadness that we announce the loss of one of the racers, Mike Salber - a Lieutenant in the Sanford Fire Department in Central Florida- who passed away from the injuries he sustained. Three other racers involved in the incident received injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals. A further statement will be issued when more details are available. Our thoughts are with Mike’s family, friends, colleagues and the powerboat racing community as a whole at this difficult time. Full story from P1 Super Stock
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