Austrian racer, Anton Rosenleitner passed away unexpectedly at the age of 56 yesterday.
Rosenleitner was elected as a Grein city councillor in 2015 and successfully operated service stations in his local area.
He had been racing powerboats since 2006, the highlight of that career was in Poland last year when he took the silver medal at the UIM F700 European Championship.
Rosenleitner is survived by his wife, Carina, who he married in 2014.
Photo: Massimo Ciuchi
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.