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Dillard Receives Recognition from Sumter County Council

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UIM F2 World Championship pilot Brent Dillard received recognition for his racing from the Sumter County Council (South Carolina) last Tuesday.

Sumter Council Chairman James T. McCain Jr. explained:

It was now time to recognise a gentleman who travels around the world racing powerboats.

Dillard’s father Steve told council members:

Brent received a proclamation from then Gov. David Beasley for being a national champion at the age of 14 following a race in New York.

Since then Brent has won 9 US national championships, 5 North American championships.

Dillard thanked the council members.

I just want to thank you for being here and to my sponsor, Dillard Financial, for making it possible to race abroad.

McCain concluded:

The council members have just recognised the up and coming basketball star Ja Morant and Dillard has ‘already made it’.

We’re looking forward to more things from you.

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John Moore

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.

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