We took GP-88 testing recently in preparation for our first race of the season in Long Sault, Ontario on June 2nd and 3rd. After a long winter of work the boat and team are ready for what should be an exciting 2012 season. There are 12 Grand Prix hydroplanes competing on the ACHA circuit. It …
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It was a great time at the Wildwoods Hydrofest despite some marginal weather both days. The Grand Prix hydroplanes put on some fun exhibition heats and Ghislain Marcoux got to run some laps in the GP-777 The Crush. JS-7 Rolling Thunder with Roger Harris driving and Mike Burtula riding had a rough 2nd turn in …
Yesterday we took GP-88 to Two Rivers Yacht Basin for testing on the Bohemia River. The team worked out a few kinks and got to test some improvements to the boat and engine. Everyone is looking forward to the first GP race in Long Sault, Ontario May 29-30.
GP-88 at MotorSports 2010 on Vimeo
A look back at some of the highlights of the 2009 season for the Rolling Thunder Racing Team.
GP-88 ran an exhibition at the Wildwood Hydrofest on Sunday. The boat looked great, but upon returning to the pits the crew found a broken rocker and metal shavings in the oil filter. There is not enough time to solve the engine problems before this weekend’s World Championships in Morgan City, La. Tom believes they …
GP-88 will be testing this weekend at the Wildwoods Hydrofest. There will be a live webcast of the race on HRTV.
In Beauharnois we broke a rocker in heat 1b and headed home. GP-93 went on to win the ACHA GP Championship. Read more about Saturday at HydroRacer TV.
In St-Félicien GP-88 was 4th in the time trials, got a first and second in qualifying, but unfortunetly finished forth in the final. The boat continues to run well, as seen in this video of heat 1B.