Scheveningen 2013 official entry list and results

Microlink is the new World Champion of the 2013 UIM Powerboat World Championship endurance racing at Scheveningen, The Netherlands on Saturday 25 May - (c) Karel Overlaet - Medianaut.beAfter a sabbath year the GPS is back. Agreed, even though in 2013 it was only one venue and as you will see later and only one round, it felt good to see the teams again and experience that particular beehive in pit. Although 10 teams were expected to participate in the end there were six, 3 in every class (Supersport and Evo). This was the official entry list: (more…)

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Most viewed photo on the Powerboating Press picture database

(c) Karel OverlaetThis photo was shot during the Ocean Grand Prix June 12th 2011. It shows the Belgian Powerboat Racing Team 2B1 with Pierre Colpin as pilot and Frank Hemelaer handling the throttles in their Mercury powered Fountain Lighting 42. The powerboat splits a big wave in a dramatic way leaving huge sideways sprays of seawater almost rendering Mozes jealous and then gets airborn showing their Herin propellors. All happened in a second. The photo was taken with a Nikon D300 and is 4 142 x 1 610 large @ 300 dpi. Photographer is Karel Overlaet. Off course the photo hereby has been resized and converted to 72 dpi.

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The 2011 OGP World and European Championship titles

Who will be the 2011 OGP World and European Champions?Due to the extraordinary circumstances the UIM Council decided at the 2011 General Assembly meeting in Abu Dhabi-UAE that, in spite of the unexpected cancellation of the 2011 OGP Racing season, the 2011 World and European Championship titles in the EVO and SuperSport classes shall be granted under the condition that there is respective mutual agreement between all the drivers. (more…)

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