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Old 03-04-2006, 05:20 PM
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With this advice, I have retracted my statement.

Thanks Mike and Good Luck!

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I Say Give It Time , I Know, For A Fact, Jc And Paul Have Talked. Now It Is Best For The Sport To Let The Owners And Chairpeople Work This Out . I Know I Will Be In Discussions On This For A Possible Resolution. I Do Mean Possible,now Second Point This Should Not Be Dicussed By You Non Racing Members, This Will Ruin All Credibility Of All Sactioning Bodies. Leave It Up To Us To Work To Resolve, You Have No Idea How Hard This Is.
I Was Racing When We Had Over 125 Boats At A World Chapionship, Sarasota, And Many Others.
Let Us Do Our Jobs, Which With All These Boats Registered, We Are In All Bodies,oss,sbi-apba,opa And Working Together Like Oss And Opa,we Will Get It Done Or We Will Move On. This Letter Was Nothing But A Invite To Discuss. Nothing Else. Great Letter Ken I Know We Will Continue To Work On This, I Will Make Sure Of That.i Hope To See You At A Few Of Our Races And Invite All Apba And Opa Racers To Our Events. We Welcome All With Open Arms, Just Ask Instagator.
Lets Keep This Positive.
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Old 03-04-2006, 05:24 PM
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Come and Race over in the Uim circles!
They are doing great.
As we speak the ProVee Class is getting new entrants all the time.
One team being A Former Ferrari and Toyota F1 driver Mika Salo with Former F1 boat champion Patu Leppälä.
Last week I passed Arendal norway and looked into a ProVee team making their progress in Norway.
And theres always Class1 if ProVee doesn´t sound good enough.
How is it the UIM circles have had a quite a succes since the late 80´s?
The fans love their motor sports over there.
UIM has got their sh&t together over there. I was able to
record a few races from speed channel last season and
they pack in the fans.
And I also noticed a podium for 1st,2nd,3rd they have the girls
in matching outfits up there presenting the trophies to the winners
and those big wreaths around their necks and their popping
champagne. If you only saw that you wouldnt think it was
for offshore racing.
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Old 03-05-2006, 08:07 AM
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With this advice, I have retracted my statement.

Thanks Mike and Good Luck!
Its going to take alot more than that. Maybe if No spectator out turn they will get the point.
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The fans love their motor sports over there.
UIM has got their sh&t together over there. I was able to
record a few races from speed channel last season and
they pack in the fans.
And I also noticed a podium for 1st,2nd,3rd they have the girls
in matching outfits up there presenting the trophies to the winners
and those big wreaths around their necks and their popping
champagne. If you only saw that you wouldnt think it was
for offshore racing.
One thing regarding Offshore racing over here is it has always attracted the Jet Set/ Celebrities/ Other Motorsport Professionals that are World known.
And this way the prize ceremonies have to be over here up to par those Big Boys have accustomed to.
Something to be learnt there I think.. plus the field has to be something to look up to.
Racers are Racers by heart so if no real competition does show up they will lose interest in the sport soon.

I Truly Hope Americans will have a united racing series that attracts the media and the crowd.
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Hey Tres,
We get your point, it does not work for you any longer. Try to remember that a lot of great people are still racing. We don't like all the nonsense imposed on us by the powers that be. We want a unified World Championship 100 + boat counts and World Peace would be nice as well. For someone who enjoyed the sport for so long, you sound like you would rather kill it for us than help it through a rough time. SQ
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