Johnny Tomlinson – Throttleman for CRC 850 won the Super Boat World Championships in Key West this past week. See AP story below.
KEY WEST, Fla. — Offshore powerboat racers Marc Granet and Rich Wyatt have won the Superboat Unlimited class at the Key West World Championship.
Granet of Boca Raton, Fla., and Wyatt of Pittsburgh piloted Cintron at an average speed of 106.88 mph in the last of three races Sunday. They won their class Wednesday and placed second Friday.
CMS, with Missouri racers Bob Bull of Macks Creek and Randy Scism of Lake St. Louis, finished first Friday and led Cintron at the start of Sunday’s race. But an engine breakdown at the end of the third lap of the 80.2-mile course forced CMS out of the race.
Miami racer John Tomlinson won his 16th world title capturing a Superboat 850-class title with Mike DeFrees of Vancouver, Wash., in Team CRC.
Instigator, piloted by Johnny Stanch of Westmont, N.J, and Anthony Smith of Brick, N.J., won the Superboat Vee Unlimited class.