The opening round of the 2018 Penrite Australian V8 Superboats Championship delivered all kinds of intrigue, with testing weather conditions and a range of technical challenges upsetting some of the favourites to help deliver Temora’s Scott Krause his maiden victory in Unlimited Superboats, whilst reigning 400-Class champion Ben Hathaway opened his season ledger with full points despite some intense competition. Heading to Griffith teams were well aware that mother nature would be a contributing factor with first high temperatures and then threatening storms likely to impact the schedule. Despite darkening skies that were a menacing dark brown as nearby paddocks
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An iconic Australian family-owned business has taken on the naming rights sponsorship of V8 Superboats for both the six-round national championships, and the forthcoming UIM World Championships set for a return to Australia later this year. Finalised immediately after the opening round of the season, the new arrangement will see the familiar black, red and gold insignia of Penrite adorn the two championships through the remainder of the season, bringing with it, significant exposure to the sport and a heavy-hitting Australian profile from which to tackle the best in the world! The Australian Championships will be known as the 2018
Despite a great start to the 2021 Penrite Australian V8 Superboats Championship, the administrative body for the sport - the...