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Tri Hull Drivers

TriHull Drivers

 

Hunter Barber #00

Driver Name : Hunter Barber
Age : 32
Hometown : Port Neches, Texas
Email : forestbarber76@gmail.com
Facebook Link: Hunter barber
Team Name : HWB RACING
Boat Class : Trihull
Boat Number : 00
Crew Chief : Carleton Callahan
Crew Members : Wayne and Forest Barber, Gina Wilson
Nickname : Hunter
Years as a Race Driver : 15
Occupation : Tugboat captain
Employer : Port Neches Towing
Years On The Job : 15
What Got You Started Racing : My Mother was beginning Riverfest developers and the race chairman and site director for 16 years. Her love of racing and its racers coming to our site
Sponsors : Port Neches Towing
Career Highlights : Riverfest 2017 first place
Racing Goals : Just have fun and race
Hobbies and Interests : Scuba diving, Atv mudding, airsoft guns and sport car Dodge SRT Hellcat

Wayne Barber #0

Cory Walker #1

Team Name - Walker Engineers PPLC
Crew Chief - Cory Walker
Driver Name - Cory Walker
Age - 42
Hometown - Richmond, Texas
Years as a race driver - 11
Spouse Name/children- Tiffany, 2 girls Cora 3 years old and Lola 1 year old
Occupation - Structural Engineer, Walker Engineers, PPLC
Sponsors - Waler Engineers PPLC, Cory Walker
Who got you started racing? - My friends John and Michael Schubert got me involved after going and watching a race that they conducted and participated in.
What made you want to race? - I've always loved driving boats ever since I was very young. By the time I was 12 years old I knew I was going to boat race if the opportunity presented itself.

Whittney Terry Fletcher #9

Driver Name : Whittney Terry Fletcher
Age : 31
Hometown : THIBODAUX
Email : Craftsmaam@yahoo.com
Facebook Link : facebook.com/Craftsmaam
Instagram Link : instagram.com/craftsmaam
Team Name : Craftsmaam Racing
Boat Class : Trihull
Boat Number : 9
Crew Chief : Daniel Fletcher
Engine Builder : Daniel and Whittney Fletcher
Crew Members : Cameron, Lily, and Sam Fletcher
Nickname : Whit
Spouse Name : Daniel
Years Together With Spouse : 10
Years as a Race Driver : 8 active racing years but I started racing 15 years ago
Occupation: Woodworker
Employer : Self-Employed
Years On The Job : 3
What Got You Started Racing : My family raced as far back as I can remember, and when I was old enough, I stole my brother Blake's boat and never gave it back.
Sponsors : Craftsmaam, Sunset Studio, McCollough Racing, Ameristar Roofing, and the Blake Terry Memorial Foundation
Career Highlights : 2009 APBA Points Champion, Multiple Podium Finishes
Racing Goals : My goal is to take another points championship after my 7 year hiatus from starting my family.
Hobbies and Interests : Racing, Wood working, Painting, and Cooking

Tanner Rinker #10

Driver Name : Tanner Rinker
Age : 18
Hometown : Spring TX
Email : info@rinkersboatworld.com
Instagram Link : Tanner.rink
Team Name : Rinker’s Boat World
Boat Class : Super Stock Tri Hull
Boat Number : 52
Crew Chief : Neal Barclay
Engine Builder : Evenrude
Nickname : T Ray
Years Together With Spouse : 18
Years as a Race Driver  : 1
Occupation : Student
What Got You Started Racing : Family Tradition
Sponsors : Rinker’s Boat World
Career Highlights : Podium finish at second race of my Carrier
Racing Goals : To beat my Grandpa
Hobbies and Interests : Football, Fishing, Hunting, Wake Surfing, Chasing Girls

Grant Schubert #13

Driver Name : Grant Schubert
Age : 15
Hometown : Richmond, Texas
Team Name : J.H. Performance Boats
Boat Class : F-Lights
Boat Number : 13
Years as a Race Driver : 6
Sponsors : J.H. Performance Boats
Racing Goals : To win at least 1 major race in 2019 and finish in the Top 3 for the Series
Hobbies and Interests : I am a freshmen and play baseball for the Foster High School J.V. Team as pitcher, 2nd base and short stop.

David Wills #25

Team Name-HWK Racing
Crew Members-Allen Knight, Daniel Wills
Driver Name - David Wills
Age-26
Hometown-Lucas, Texas
Occupation - Drafting Technician, Urban Structure, LLC
Who got you started racing? - Gary Hughes
What made you want to race? - I've always wanted to race something. After meeting Gary, he introduced me to the world of boat racing.

John Ottinger #33

 
Driver Name : JOHN OTTINGER
Age : 21
Hometown : BAY CITY, TEXAS
Email : jimottinger54@gmail.com
Team Name : STILL TROUBLE
Boat Class : TRI HULL
Boat Number : 33
Crew Chief : JIM OTTINGER
Engine Builder : JIM OTTINGER
Crew Members : TERRI OTTINGER
Nickname : JOHN MICHAEL
Spouse Name : SINGLE
Years Together With Spouse : SINGLE
Years as a Race Driver : 10
Occupation : CATHODIC PIPELINE PROTECTION
Employer : CCS
Years On The Job : 1.5
What Got You Started Racing : JOHN SCHUBERT
Sponsors : J&H BOATS, NGK
Career Highlights : FINISHED 4TH FOR THE YEAR WITHOUT A PODIUM FINISH
Racing Goals : WIN TRI HULL BELT
Hobbies and Interests : FISHING, BOAT AND MOTOR REPAIR, GARDENING

Jerry Rinker #52

Driver Name : Scary Jerry Rinker
Age : 75
Hometown : Houston ,Texas
Email : jerry@rinkersboatworld.com
Website : www.Rinkersboatworld.com
Facebook Link : Jerry Rinker
Team Name : Rinker Racing-\" Houston!\"
Boat Class : Tri Hull
Boat Number : #10
Crew Chief : Neal Barclay
Engine Builder : Neal Barclay
Crew Members : Mason Rinker, Samantha Rinker, Matt Smith
Nickname : \”Scary Jerry!\"
Spouse Name : Catherine Rinker
Years Together With Spouse : 52 Years
Years as a Race Driver : 68 years
Occupation : Partner of Rinkers Boat World
Employer : Rinkers Boat World
Years On The Job : 40
What Got You Started Racing : My brother Jan made me race a boat when I was 7..\"Jan told me, if the little girl beats you do not come back!!
Sponsors : Mc Clain Trailers - Depends , Prep H, Viagra and Slo snd Easy (Stool Softener)
Career Highlights : At y7 I started in J- Runabout , at around 15-16 started running A and B Runabout\', After returning from the Army we got into many Grand Prix for several years..After college we started the boat dealership we got back into Mini GP and occasional Sport C. . In 204 we got into racing the Tri Hulls.. with 15 + years in this class I have been pretty successful, I have won probably 20 races and am #time Point champion and all of those have came after turning 68. The most important win was last year at Nashville. I have won Port Neches (4) times! I HAVE HAD THE BELT (3) OF LAST 7 YEARS!
Racing Goals : My goal is to race until Im 80 and beat my brother John who was 79 when he ran his last race! to do that in a Tri Hull is going to be quite a challenge do to the beating you take but I am going to try!
Hobbies and Interests : Racing and golf!

Darren Ware #54

Driver Name : Darren L Ware
Age : 53
Hometown : Richmond
Email : dwselco@aol.com
Facebook Link : Selco auto restoration
Team Name : Selco
Boat Class: tri hull
Boat Number : 54
Crew Chief : Rayon ware
Crew Members : 3
Nickname : CADDY
Spouse Name : Leza ware
Years Together With Spouse : 25
Years as a Race Driver : 6
Occupation : RESTORATION OF CLASSIC CARS
Employer : SELCO
What Got You Started Racing : Mike& John Schubert
Sponsors : Selco auto restoration
Racing Goals : to win
Hobbies and Interests : cars boat racing fishing

Josh Wells #88

Driver Name : Josh Wells
Age : 31
Hometown : Richmond, Texas
Email : Jopshua@gmail.com
Boat Class : Tri hull
Boat Number : 88
Years as a Race Driver : Rookie
Occupation : Elevator mechanic
Years On The Job : 6
What Got You Started Racing : Hanging out with the Schuberts too much at Sport Marine

Devyn Brown #99

Driver Name : Devyn Brown
Age : 17
Hometown : Katy, TX
Email : dabbrown01@gmail.com
Team Name : Yates Racing
Boat Class : Tri-hull
Boat Number : 99
Crew Chief : Travis Yates
Engine Builder : Roberto Soto - Outboard Performance Services
Crew Members : Chris Marlow
Years as a Race Driver : 1
Occupation : High School Graduation 2019- headed to college
What Got You Started Racing : My stepdad has been racing for years and he let me drive his Tri-hull last year in Orange.
Sponsors : Yates Electrical Services
Racing Goals : Continue to improve my driving skills
Hobbies and Interests : Basketball, college

Charles Donaldson #2

Team Name - Black Hawk Racing
Crew Chief - Dave Tuttle
Crew Members - Dave Tuttle, Tracy Hawkins, Ray Savant, Roberto Soto, Charles Donaldson
Engine Builder - Racing Ray and Roberto Soto
Driver Name - Charles Donaldson
Age - 36
Hometown - Sargent, TX
Occupation - Owner, Sargent Marine & Mechanical Svs
Who got you started racing? - Dave Tuttle
What made you want to race? - Tracy Hawkins

Kevin Teague #97

Team Name : Teague Racing
Driver Name : Kevin Teague
Age : 42
Hometown : Richmond
Years as a race driver : 8

Darryle Middleton #110

Rodney Cheatham #4