Victory Team manager, Scott Gillman, celebrated his 60th birthday in Casale Monferrato, Italy with his wife Paola, friends and members of his team.
Gillman started his racing career at the age of 15 in motocross, and soon earned a ride with Team Suzuki.
In 1981, he moved to off-road racing and dominated closed-course racing, winning 3 consecutive championships.
His switch to powerboat racing was equally successful, he won 3 North American tour titles in 1990, 1995 and 1996.
His time as a driver in F1H2o included winning 4 World Championships with 53 podiums from 92 starts.
Photos: Emanuela Procaccini
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.