Throngs enjoy Highlands Spring Classics

HIGHLANDS – Last Sunday was the day for the Highlands Sports Racing Spring Classic at the Baytown Boat Club 1600 Clearlake Road.

There were 26 entries and 23 drivers. Eight hours, 28 minutes and 45 seconds of racing time within 825 laps.

The Boat Club was packed at $10 per entry. Highlands seemed deserted except for the Catholic Church.

Wes Cheatam, Chris Rinker and Dustin Terry were podium finishers.

The NGK Formula 1 Powerboat Championship Season began with Wesley Cheatum in first place, Chris Rinker in second and Dustin Terry in third. Tri-Hull winner was Cory Walker, Grant Schubert was second and Whitney Fletcher was third. Tri Hulls were more than half of the racing time with Formula 1 taking up just over 10% and Formula Lights less than 30% of the laps.

Formula Lights winner was Mark Schmerbauch, Grant Schubert was second.

NGK Formula 1 Powerboat Championship heads to Port Neches.

More photos on page 8.