The 77 Lucas Oil SilverHook competed in what is arguably the best-known race site in the world – Key West, during the 33rd Annual Key West World Championships – taking second on Wednesday, second on Friday, and second on Sunday to earn second place overall in the Superboat Extreme class.
Schedule has been expanded to allow for Weather Days at selected venues. Lucas Oil is pleased to annouce the release of its 2014 "Run For The Ring" National Touring Series Schedule.
The Lucas Oil Ocean Cup team in their 48' APISA endurance boat left the Golden Gate behind them at just past 8:30 a.m. on October 12. They crossed the Queen Mary finish line just after sunset to establish a world record for the Golden Gate to Queen Mary endurance run at 9 hours, 50 minutes and 51 seconds. The American Power Boat Association (APBA) sanctions this world record, as well as the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), which is the world's recognizing body.
The Lucas Oil Ocean Cup team is thrilled to announce that Andy Hindley has joined the team as the 4th record attempt. Currently the Chief Operating Officer for the America's Cup, Hindley has sailed around the world twice and has extensive on-the-water experience in what many would call extreme sailing.
Follow the adventure LIVE! as the endurance team speeds away on October 12 from under the Golden Gate Bridge, attempting to break their existing world record from San Francisco to Los Angeles and continuing on to create a new world record for the 435 mile run from San Francisco to Long Beach. Pilots Nigel Hook, Dan McNamara and Lance Ware are up for the challenge having outfitted Lance's 48' APISA with two of the latest Cummins QSB 6.7 550 diesel engines.
Asking Tony Talbert why General Tire goes racing is like asking him why he breathes. "To the American public you have to prove your tires through racing, and General Tire has rebuilt its name since 2005 in off road racing," said Talbert, who manages the off road program for a company that was one of the leaders in the sport in the 1980s, nowhere to be found in the 1990s and one of the leaders again today in both desert endurance racing and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series presented by GEICO.