Monthly Archives: July 2011

TOMES SELECTS LEGACY MINISTRY AS THE HUNTINGTON RACE CHARITY

Dana Tomes knows first-hand the benefits of having Legacy Ministry on-site during the Powerboat Superleague races.  Jan and Lauris were waiting and worked with Dana and his crew from the first moments following his arrival at the ambulance to being … Continue reading

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PITTSBURGH 2011 TELEVISION PROGRAM DEBUTS IN PRIME TIME

Romesburg Media Group LLC has received official word from ROOT SPORTS TV (formerly FSN Pittsburgh) that the premier showing of the 2011 edition of the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta race will be Thursday, August 11 at 8 PM.  This … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS RACE RESCHEDULED

At the request of The Memphis Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Memphis Riverfront Development organization as well as the City of Memphis, we have been asked to reschedule the Memphis race (October 1-2) to the first or second week … Continue reading

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EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Sand Sculpture

Did you happen to see the Superleague powerboats featured in the record-setting sand sculpture created by world champion artists during the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta?  Regatta fan and Superleague friend Spike Riel caught the images on film and sent … Continue reading

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MARIETTA F2 RESULTS

It’s difficult to believe that anything is missing from Terry Rinker’s resume.  The newly crowned NAC, earned during the Pittsburgh three Rivers Regatta, moved down river from to Marietta, OH to earn the Vadakin Cup.  Posting a blistering time in … Continue reading

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MARIETTA F3 RESULTS

Hooper’s run to the podium was flawless; from earning the pole during the qualifying session on Saturday to the victory lap on Sunday the “magic man” raced his way to the top.  Leading all twenty laps, Hooper finessed his way … Continue reading

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RINKER ON THE POLE FOR THE F2 MARIETTA RIVERFRONT ROAR

It took math to find the pole-sitter for the final starting grid in Marietta.  After dividing the 15-boat field into two groups and each group racing two qualifying heats, Rinker emerged the overall winner with Mark Jakob less than a … Continue reading

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Hooper Earns the F3 Pole Position in Marietta

After two hard-raced qualifiers, Mike Hooper earned the coveted pole position for the Marietta Riverfront Roar F3 final.  Hanging on to a second place finish in the first heat, hoooper blazed from the start dock, raced through the pack, took … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Photos

Professional photographer Garrett Klein was in Pittsburgh during the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta.  He has sent a link to his web site: http://pictures.bytesandpix.com/f-3_na_championship.  Ordering information is on the page along with some great photos.

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Huntington Race Hotel Info

A few drivers/team members have called to let us know that they were having difficulty booking rooms at the Super 8 motel.  They are holding 40 rooms for this event; please mention the Huntington Classic Boat Race and the confirmation #120405.  … Continue reading

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How CAN you help? A Powerboat Superleague Giving Back initiative

As part of the yearlong celebration of the circuit’s 25th anniversary, Powerboat Superleague has decided to share the wealth through a giving back program with designated charities for three of our events: Marietta’s Riverfront Roar, Huntington’s Grand Prix Classic and … Continue reading

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Correction to Pittsburgh F3 Results

There is an inadvertant typo in the F3 Results – with apologies to Mike Hooper #52 and Rob Rinker #10, the recently posted positions are incorrect, the correct order of the top three should be:  Foreman – 1st, Mike Hooper … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Pressure Cooker Part 2 – F2 Results

Late breaking rain and a few thunderstorms did not dampen the spirit of the more than 100,000 fans watching the Superleague teams during the F2 challenge for the North American Championship during the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta On July … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Pressure Cooker Part One – F3 Results

It took three restarts to set the F 3 North American Championship grid for the Salute to Speed portion of the 34th running of the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta.  Eleven F3s raced through time trials, two qualifying heats and … Continue reading

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