Race World Offshore, the organisers of the event in Key West this week have posted an update on the four competitors that were involved in yesterday’s spectacular double flip.
The crew of Team Allen Lawn Care.
Billy Allen, throttle man was checked out on the scene and had no injuries while Larry Pinegar, the driver, was admitted and released from hospital after evaluation of neck pain.
The crew of LPC.
Mike Wright, throttle man, was admitted and released from the hospital with lacerations over both lower legs, the driver, Loren Peters was admitted and released from the hospital with a bad ankle sprain.
RWO went on to say that:
All four racers extricated themselves from the boats following the accident and were all conscious and alert.
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.