Following the joint announcement at the end of October by Powerboat P1 and OPA Racing that they were to partner to create the American Power Boat Association Offshore Championship in 2019, the two promoters have released details of four of the race sites in the six-venue series.
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On October 31, PRW reported that Powerboat P1 and the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) had entered into an offshore racing partnership.
Powerboat P1 have teamed up with the Offshore Powerboat Association (OPA) to create the APBA / UIM Offshore World Championship Race Series in the US next season.
24th St. Clair River Classic - July 28-29, 2018, St. Clair River, St. Clair, Michigan USA.
APBA/OPA Offshore (American Power Boat Association & Offshore Powerboat Association)
” 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…