Johnny Tomlinson and Others Share Passion for Offshore Racing

John Tomlinson Honored at LOTO Shootout Hall of Fame Induction

Burns closed the ceremony by honoring the final member of this year’s class, ace throttleman and multi-time world champion John Tomlinson of TNT Custom Marine in Miami. Unfortunately Tomlinson—a four-time overall Top Gun champion of the event as Dave Scott’s throttleman—had a last-minute cancellation so he couldn’t make it and his current teammate and longtime friend, Myrick Coil, accepted the award for him.

Powerboat Magazine Test Team

Since 2006, Johnny Tomlinson has been a Powerboat Magazine Test Team driver and consultant. Tomlinson and fellow test team driver Bob Teague, put some of the world’s leading performance boats through their paces for the readers of Powerboat magazine. Below is an excerpt from Powerboat Magazine’s Editor’s report – August, 2008 So the boats you’ll…

Today Show with Matt Lauer

In August of 2003, Johnny Tomlinson took NBC Today Show host Matt Lauer for a 167mph ride up the Hudson river. Lauer was a guest of Dave Scott and the Bacardi Silver team that was in town for the SBI New York Championships. Lauer came on the Monday following the race, did some interiews with…