Boat races

Boat 550 placed first in the Crackerbox Pro class at the Absolute Speed & Marine Spring Classic Regatta held March 27-28 at La Paz County Park. It was driven by Andrew Games and Nick Nebeker of Los Angeles.

The Absolute Speed & Marine Spring Classic Regatta was held March 27 and 28 at La Paz County Park north of Parker. The event was presented by the Southern California Speedboat Club, Nick Rose Insurance, Race-Tec Pistons, Brink Property Management, Parker Oil, Hot Rods & Hobbies and Amsoil.

Race fans were treated to some exciting races both days. The following is a list of class winners from the event. Boats are listed by class, number, owner, driver(s) and points earned. Where there is only one set of names and hometowns, the name is that of the driver.

Classic Endurance

19- Jim Louis, Lake Havasu City; Tyler Louis, Lake Havasu City; 235

Crackerbox Pro

550- Andrew Games, Los Angeles, Calif.; Andrew Games and Nick Nebeker, Los Angeles, Calif.; 400

Grand National 1

30- Pat Hoban, Harbor City, Calif.; Cole Noble, Harbor City, Calif.; 200

Grand National 2

444- Billy Mason, Phoenix, Ariz.; Billy Mason, Phoenix, Ariz.; 100

GPS 100

757- Don Dunster, Brentwood, Calif.; Don Dunster, Brentwood, Calif.; 40


777- Mike Stock, Boise, Idaho; Duff Daily, Stuart, Fla.; 10

Sportsman Extreme

719- Tim Hoffman Mesa, Ariz; Casey Hoffman, Mesa, Ariz.; 39

Unblown Flat

24- Michael Smith, Carvel Beach, Md.; Paul Fitzgerald, Concord, N.C.; 40

Junior Hydroplane

18- Luke Hooker, Long Beach, Calif.; 1600

Sportsman Limited “A” Hydroplane

126- Brittany Maurer, Apple Valley, Calif; 1171

Sportsman Limited “C” Hydroplane

7-O- Kevin Curtis, Huntington Beach, Calif.; 1400

Sportsman Limited “20” Hydroplane

137- Casey Wright, Huntington Beach, Calif.; 1400

Sportsman “350 Mod” Hydroplane

X- Kent Gabrielson, Buckeye, Ariz.; 925

Outlaw “A” Hydroplane

126- Brittney Maurer, Apple Valley, Calif.; 1500

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