There is a new name on the P1 race calendar this year with the international marine motorsport promoter having announced earlier this year that Pensacola, the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle, will host the final round of its AquaX Pro Enduro personal watercraft national championship this weekend.
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Roy Mantle has more than 25 years experience in sales, marketing, PR, sponsorship, events and sports management both in-house with blue-chip companies and as a consultant.
He founded and ran two successful sports marketing agencies in the 1980s before becoming head of PR & sponsorship for Guinness in 1992, where he first became interested in environmental issues.
He negotiated and helped to plan the activation programme for the Guinness sponsorship of the 1999 Rugby World Cup and managed the Guinness sponsorship of London Irish for nearly a decade.
He has worked on projects for the Department of Education since 2002, handled the Guinness sponsorship at Cheltenham Racecourse for more than 15 years and is currently Company Secretary & In-House PR for Powerboat P1.
Powerboat P1, the world’s leading marine motorsport brand, has announced that Pro Rider Watercraft Magazine and Powerboat Racing World will be their official media partners for the P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship jet ski racing event in November.
The third round of the P1 AquaX USA Championship in St. Pete Beach last month was the venue for the international personal watercraft promoter to announce the latest edition of the Lucas Oil P1 AquaX World Rankings, and there was cause for celebration among the American riders who now fill the top four places.
Powerboat P1 has announced that the P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship will take place from November 8-10, 2019 in Nassau Paradise Island, Bahamas.
SilverHook has done it again, just two years after it’s Guinness World Record-setting Key West to Havana run – a crossing of around 110 miles completed in under 1 hour, 20 minutes – the team set another record at the weekend with a flawless return journey from West Palm Beach, Florida to Freeport in the Bahamas.
P1 powerboat and personal watercraft racing returns to Central Florida tomorrow (Saturday, May 11) when the P1 Kissimmee/St. Cloud Grand Prix is staged on East Lake Tohopekaliga for the seventh successive year.
Andy Foster and Charles Morris, are flying to Orlando this week to compete in the opening round of this season’s P1 SuperStock USA Championship.
The upgrading of the P1 Panther powerboat, which is at the heart of the P1 SuperStock one-design race series, is in full swing and the focus has now moved to carrying out an extensive and rigorous testing programme initially in lake conditions in Florida and then on the challenging waters of the Atlantic.