The Penrite Australian V8 Superboat Championships received unprecedented television exposure during the 2019 season, coverage which saw the sport beamed onto television screens around the world and onto airlines flying across the globe.
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The opening round of the 2019 Penrite Australian V8 Superboats Championship began in style at a venue widely regarded as the best in the world.
After an epic season that concluded with the Penrite UIM World Series late last year, the 2019 season gets underway at the very venue that hosted the opening round of the ‘Worlds’ to commence a seven round title race that includes no shortage of challengers across both the Unlimited, and International Group A categories.
After a successful relationship that spanned the 2018 Australian and 2018 UIM-sanctioned World Championships, iconic Australian brand Penrite Oil has announced that it will once again be the title partner of the hotly contested Penrite Australian V8 Superboats Championship.
After an epic battle between two champions that came all the way down to the final run of the Penrite UIM World Series, Phonsy Mullan finally claimed the one title he had been working so hard to achieve, a world championship crown, the Australian weathering the storm from 7-time world title holder Peter Caughey to become world#1.
The results of the opening round of the 2018 Penrite UIM World Series may have been somewhat expected with a seven-time world champion claiming the top points in the Unlimited Superboat field and the reigning New Zealand champion leading the way in International Group A, but a look at the standings only gives half the picture of what had been an epic championship opener at Spitwater Arena in Keith.
After another epic Penrite Australian V8 Superboat season the locals are well prepared for the forthcoming UIM-sanctioned World Series which will occur across back-to-back weekends in Australia, starting with the stunning Spitwater Arena at Keith in South Australia, an impressive facility where even the Australian teams have limited experience.
Two of the most popular icons in Australian V8 Superboats will make a welcome return to the water for the forthcoming Penrite UIM World Series, with Tremayne Jukes [TJ] announcing his return to the sport after an enforced sabbatical, behind the wheel of one of the most feared boats in the world, Greg Mercier’s 2012 championship winning shark..!