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St. Clair Michigan OPA Offshore Race

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Keith Holmes, the owner of the American Ethanol/Cat Can Do powerboat, was killed during last Sunday’s race St. Clair Michigan OPA Offshore Race after a collision with the Miss Geico boat in an Offshore Powerboat Association event — the Michigan City event is a Superheat International race, but those boats race for both organizations. A second man, Jamie Sartin, was listed in critical condition as a result of the crash. Sartin was driving the Cat Can Do boat, while Holmes was on throttles. ‘Our condolences go out to, not only the families, but the whole race community’, said Jack Arnett, executive director of the La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which puts on the event in conjunction with SBI. Local photographer Paul Kemiel — who also serves as a correspondent for The News-Dispatch and…