Defending National and World Champion, Performance Boat Center / Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast Offshore Racing is gearing up for the final installment of the national series, set to take place in Clearwater this weekend!
TNT Custom Marine’s Johnny Tomlinson recently competed alongside Jay Muller at the Fall River Race, throttling the Miss GEICO 41′ Victory–Built catamaran. Check out the article, below, by Johnny Saris, the OPA circuit writer at SpeedontheWater.com. Sharing the cockpit for the first time in their long and successful careers, veteran offshore powerboat racers John Tomlinson…
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.
Johnny Tomlinson and Performance Boat Center/Jimmy John’s Offshore Racing at 2017 Great Lakes Grand Prix
Earlier this month at the 2017 Super Boat Great Lakes Grand Prix, the Performance Boat Center/Freaky Fast Jimmy John’s Offshore Race Team battled with WHM Motorsports, among other teams in the Superboat class, in unexpectedly calm waters in hopes of claiming their third win of the season. The team held strong, and at the end of the day, Johnny Tomlinson and the team walked away with a second place podium finish!
TNT Custom Marine’s Johnny Tomlinson hit the road again over the weekend, traveling to Michigan City for the 2017 Great Lakes Grand Prix! The Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast / Performance Boat Center Offshore Race Team hit Michigan waters in the ever-competitive Superboat class on Sunday. Choppy waters made for an exciting chase for the checkered…
Performance Boat Center took home first place at the Super Boat International Cleveland Construction Mentor Grand Prix on July 23, making it the second first-place win for PCB this season! Check out the article, below, for more details. In the 19-lap Superboat-class race, the defending 2016 national and world champion Performance Boat Center/Jimmy John’s team…
TNT Custom Marine’s own John Tomlinson is among 6 champions to be inducted in the Bob Morgan Memorial Hall of Fame on August 22! “… Everyone knows John Tomlinson’s career is legendary. He doesn’t own the boats that run here so he doesn’t always get the credit, but JT has throttled some of the fastest boats in Shootout history.”
Earlier this month, the PBC team enjoyed the day with customers and friends raising money for H.E.R.O.E.S. Care in the 10th Annual Support Our Troops Poker Run. Performance has taken lead sponsorship of the event, and continues to support the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, Lake Race, and their signature Cigarette Rendezvous Fun Run — as just a taste of Performance Boat Center’s brand expansion.
Earlier in May, record crowds gathered to witness the 8th Annual Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Despite the challenge of bumpy waves, Johnny Tomlinson and Performance Boat Center Offshore Racing took home first place in the Super Boat class.
At the 2017 Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix in Cocoa Beach, Fl, throttleman John Tomlinson and driver Myrick Coil’s 38-foot Skater Powerboats catamaran dominated the Superboat class, kicking off the offshore racing season opener with a win!
John Travolta drives a MTI-V with Johnny Tomlinson from TNT Custom Marine. John Travolta will be starring in the upcoming movie Speed Kills, about Cigarette Racing owner Don Aronow.
Check out the video, above, of Performance Boat Center Offshore Racing on NBC Sports in 2016 on the second episode of the 2016 Key West World Championships, presented by STIHL on NBC Sports. Action thrilled highlights of crashes, victories and defeats from race number one.