The third race of the Powerboat P1 SuperStock USA Series, presented by Mercury Racing and Powerboat P1 AquaX racing, premiers off St. Pete Beach June 17-18. This two day event runs from 10 am until 3 pm and is free to the public. The best viewing for spectators will be in front of the Postcard Inn located at 6300 Gulf Blvd. on St. Pete Beach, as well as on the water in the spectator zone (visit p1aquaX.com or p1superstock.com for details).
Over 100 AquaX Pro & Amateur racers, from around the world, will compete on personal watercraft at speeds of more than 70 MPH. A total of 9 SuperStock race boats are expected to compete for the checkered flag. “We at Visit St. Pete Clearwater are thrilled to support P1 Powerboat USA in hosting its inaugural race in St. Pete Beach and look forward to the fun and excited of the event as well as the opportunity to showcase one of our many world class beaches! This type of event, especially ones produced by respected organizations such as P1 Powerboat USA, are good for helping promote our destination and brand”, said Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater COO Tim Ramsberger.
Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater is not only the Presenting Sponsor of the race but also sponsoring a Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater race boat piloted by Richie Webster and Trent Gaulin. Other teams include GEICO, Southeastern Lighting Solutions, and Frank & Jimmie’s Propellers Racing. “Our P1 SuperStock powerboat series, presented by Mercury Racing, continues to gain momentum and recognition and it boasts the most extensive television package in powerboat racing with coverage in more than 150 countries,” says Azam Rangoonwala, Managing Director of P1 USA. “
Suncoast Charities for Children is the official charity partner for Powerboat P1 USA.
For more information about this upcoming event visit: p1aquax.com – p1superstock.com
Racing will be live streamed on: facebook.com/p1aquax – facebook.com/p1SuperStock
Catch all the race highlights from St. Pete Beach in July on: Fox Sports Florida