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Old 03-11-2015, 08:29 AM
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Default Unlimited Class forms up strong for this year.

It's great see the Unlimited class racing teams committing so early to a season of racing. At this point the class with 5 very fast boats will be as strong as the Superboat Class with

Performance Marine Kent/Fountain
#3 Bull/Scism
#03 Tomlinson/Harris
Envy Cox/Stotler
Miss Geico Begovich/Granet


other boats that could filter in:

Cintron
Qatar x 2 (Having Qatar back in the mix would be incredible)
Scudaria Cazzini
Lucas V Bottom


Anyone think of any other potential raceboats?
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Be some exciting racing 4 sure.
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Old 03-11-2015, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by MissGeicoRacing View Post
It's great see the Unlimited class racing teams committing so early to a season of racing. At this point the class with 5 very fast boats will be as strong as the Superboat Class with

Performance Marine Kent/Fountain
#3 Bull/Scism
#03 Tomlinson/Harris
Envy Cox/Stotler
Miss Geico Begovich/Granet


other boats that could filter in:

Cintron
Qatar x 2 (Having Qatar back in the mix would be incredible)
Scudaria Cazzini
Lucas V Bottom


Anyone think of any other potential raceboats?
This is great news for the sport. Kudos to GEICO for stepping up as the series sponsor, to the teams for committing to these races, and to SBI for working to make this exciting class successful. Can't wait for the season to begin!
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That's great. Did Gasse sell?
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Gasse is at TNT (JT's shop) . He keeps treating to come out of retirement but I wouldn't count on it.
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Great news for this Class, sponsors, fans and for the 2015 race season.
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M, get Rich to put Cintron back on the SBI scene!
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Agree would be fantastic to see Hassan back racing in SBI, but I don't see how that will ever happen with their involvement in the competing OPGP series. Then again, OPGP does not seem to be attracting much brand name talent, so w/b interesting to see how they pan out.
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Agree would be fantastic to see Hassan back racing in SBI, but I don't see how that will ever happen with their involvement in the competing OPGP series. Then again, OPGP does not seem to be attracting much brand name talent, so w/b interesting to see how they pan out.
I can't wait for the SBI season to begin...the classes look better than ever!!!
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:26 AM
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Rich may be back for selected events but still has a lot on his plate.

The next problem we face is that other than a Nat championship which really hasn't carried any stature for this generation of racers. There really is no incentive to get the Unlimited fleet to attend all the events (at least 90%). It would be healthier for the sport/class if a team running two boats each took 4 separate events rather than both showing up for the same 4. Evens out the racing and gives the fans in "less popular venues" a chance to be a part of the rivalries and racing

Now if the sanctioning body created some type of advantage in the KW Worlds for boats/teams that raced all year this would incentivize teams to run the majority of events instantly. It would also clarify the viability of the class by default.
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