F1 Drivers

Lee Daniels #2


Tracy Hawkins #3

Team Name - Blackhawk Racing
Driver Name - Tracy Hawkins
Age - 57
Hometown - Willis, TX
Years as a race driver -38
Sponsors - Tuttle Enterprises, Palmer Power Corporation, CDI Ignition, Bel Ray Lubricants, Stow-A-Way Marina and Baumann Propellors
Career Highlights - 3 time National Champion, Inducted into APBA Hall of Champions, Sport Racing Series Champion, 2013, 2014, 2016, Winner - Mexico Champion,12/2016


Dustin Terry #03

Team Name - McCollough Racing
Driver Name - Dustin Terry
Hometown - Vidor, TX
Career Highlights - In the last 2 seasons, we have finished on 9 podiums in 12 races, with wins in Detroit, Trenton, and a Formula 150 National Championship in Shreveport. 

Wesley Cheatham #4


Reuben Stafford #5


Kris Hilton #6

Team Name - Hilton Racing
Crew Chief - Mike Cheatham
Driver Name - Kris Hilton
Hometown - Porter, TX
Sponsors - Palmer Power, CDI, Bel Ray Lubricants
Career Highlights - Second year racing Sport F1


Michael Schubert #8


Johnny Fleming #9


Team Name - Fleming Racing
Crew Chief - James Fleming
Crew Members - Margo Fleming , Trish Harvey
Driver Name- Johnny Fleming
Age- 37
Hometown - The Woodlands, TX
Years as a race driver - 21
Career Highlights - 2016 SST 200 APBA National Championship 2nd place, 2015 HOTT Series High Point Champion,  2009 APBA US Divisional Champion SST120, 1999 Lone Star Texas Champion SST120
Sponsors - Fleming Manufacturing, Bowden Development.
Johnny is a second generation driver who got started in boat racing by watching, helping and going to the races with his dad, John Fleming Sr. Johnny has come up through the ranks of boat racing beginning in the J-Hydro class, moving to the E Stock Hydro’s before processing to the Outboard Tunnel Boats in the SST120, SST200, and now F1 categories.



Terry Rinker #10


Team Name - Rinker Racing
Crew Chief/Engine Builder - James Chambers
Crew Members - Jamie Sullivan, Mike Farmer, Mike Miller
Driver - Terry Rinker
Age - 55
Hometown - Syracuse, IN
Years Racing - 31
Career Highlights - Swept the 2006 F1 Series Championship winning 7 races in a row.
From 2010 to 2015 Terry raced to 46 consecutive podium finishes of which 34 were
wins, 12 were second place.
Website - www.rinker10.com


Justin Gould #12


Aaron Wachholz #13

Team Name -Lucky 13 Racing
Crew Chief - Jeff Baker
Crew Members - Sam Baker,Josh Baker,Emma Wachholz
Driver Name - Aaron Wachholz
Age - 48
Hometown - Forest Lake, MN
Years as a driver - 7
Spouse Name - LouAnn
Occupation - Owner: X-treme Paint Auto Body & Marine
Who got you started racing? - Introduced to racing by Howard Pipkorn, founder of Hydro Stream Boats, and long time boat racer
What made you want to race? - Love the adrenaline rush, the competition and the challenge to become better, faster, stronger!
Career Highlights - Heat winner at 2015 Detroit Hydrofest, Second place 2016 OPC Nationals for SST 200

Ashton Rinker #20

Team Name - Rinker Racing
Crew Chief - Scoot Dutchak, James Chambers
Crew Members - Kristen Woodcock Justin Himes Dave Johnson Lori Rinker John Rinker
Driver Name - Ashton Rinker
Age - 32
Years as a race driver - 8


Spencer Love #24


Steve Lee #26

Team Name - Lee Motorsports / Holeshot Motorsports
Crew Chief - My Father Mike Lee
Engine Builder - My Father Mike Lee
Driver Name - Steve Lee
Hometown - Ocala, Florida
Years as a race Driver - 10
Age - 44
Spouse Name - Kendra, Children Branden, Kaycee, Carter
Occupation - CPA, Certified Accountant, Purvis, Gray, and Company, LLC
Sponsors - Holeshot Motorsport, My F1 boat is 2015 Grand Prix, Our Formula Lights boat is a 2010 Pugh Boat Works, Pre Season Prep: extensive testing in both classes in central Florida.
Who got you started racing? - My father and my grandfather
What made you want to race? - Growing up watching and going to the races with my father and grand father. 3rd generation Outboard Tunnel Boat Racer.
Career Highlights - F1: 2012 Bay City River Roar 5th, and Seattle Seafair 4th. Formula Lights: 1st at Bay City, Orange Tx., 2nd in Port Neches and Pittsburgh, 4th at LaPort In. all in 2016. 2011 Port Neches 3rd place, 2008 Chattahoochee Fl. 2nd Place

Mark Proffitt #27


Robert Rinker #30

Team Name - Rinker Racing
Crew Chief - James Chambers
Crew Members - Keith Curry, Katie Williams, Llex and John Rio, Mike Farmer, Jaime Sullivan
Driver Name - Robert Rinker
Age - 30
Hometown - Riverview FL
Years as a race driver - 9

Jeff Reno #34

Team Name - Rock and Roll Racing
Engine Builder - Jeff Reno
Crew - Scotty Carson and Sam Haroway- my go to do anything guys.
Driver Name - Jeff Reno

Age - 64
Hometown - Okeechobee, Florida
Years as a race driver - 30
Occupation - Metal Fabrication, Multifab
Sponsors - Kloeckner Metals, Strippens Things made of Strips, Connect It Wireless.
Who got you started racing? - Stumbled across a boat race while on my way to go fishing on night so I would say I got myself into the sport.
What made you want to race? - The excitement of the races when I first saw them. The thrill of driving an Outboard Tunnel boat has kept me in the sport for the last 30 years.
Career Highlights - 2016 APBA Hall of Champions Inductee, 2016 APBA National High Point Champion SST120

Mike Klepadlo #35


Billy Joule #38


Curtis Nunez #55


David McMurray #57


Greg Foster #58


Tyler Welch #59


Chris Fairchild #62


Jimmie Merleau #69


Tom Ludwig #81

Team Name - Ludwig Racing
Engine Builder - Brendan Powers at Power Performance Engineering
Crew Members - Nick Minne

Driver Name - Tom Ludwig
Age - 57
Hometown - St. Petersburg, Florida
Years as a race driver - 5
Spouse Name - Provinle, Daughters: Stephanie and Chelsea
Occupation - Self Employed, Lawnpro Inc.
Who got you started racing? - Started racing at an young age on dirt bikes and go carts, to sail boats graduating to F1 Powerboats.
What made you want to race? - The adrenaline rush of the sheer speed and the G wrenching turns.
Career Highlights - APR Superleague Rookie of the year 2013, Finished in the top 6 in the APBA high point championship 3 out the last 4 years in SST120 Category.

David Johnigan #91

Years as a race driver - I've been racing 2 years and team owner of Makin' Waves Racing for 12 years.
Crew chief: Chris Hughes
Crew: Tim Kraft, Liz Johnigan, and Beth Karasek
Driver Name - David Johnigan
Sponsor SunCoast Marine Works

Rusty Wyatt #94

Team Name - Triple R Racing
Crew Chief - Randy Wyatt
Crew Members - Ray Wyatt, Andros Leppik, Mark Major, Chris Randle
Driver Name - Rusty Wyatt
Age - 23
Hometown - Toronto, Ontario
Years as a race driver - 7
Who got you started racing? - My dad got me into driving powerboats when i was about 12, that day i fell in love with the feeling of being behind the wheel of a powerboat. The boats have only got longer and the motors have only got bigger.
What made you want to race? - I have raced a few different things such as Go Karts, Motocross. Powerboats are just a whole new level of racing.
Career Highlights - Winning 2 championship in sst60 here in Canada was a great accomplishment, moving into the sst120 class and getting on the podium my 3rd race was probably the high of my career as of now. I cannot wait to get on the top of the podium and really show the talent behind this Triple R Team

Mark Welch #95


Fred Durr #96


Bryan Babineau #241

Team Name - Plum CrazyPowerboat Racing
Crew Chief - Kasandra Babineau
Driver Name - Bryan Babineau
Hometown - Beaverton Ontario Canada
Sponsors - Hydromoon, Mercury, Cradle-Ride Trailer, NGK Spark Plugs, Duncanville, Boat Club, Scycraft Race Boats, Quinn’s Marine