Harvey Smith won his first powerboat racing title at the final race of the 2017 Powerboat GP British Championship today. The GT15 series was run over 5 venues this summer, Lancashire, Lowestoft, Chasewater, Stewartby and the Rother Valley. Harvey went into this weekend’s GT15 WNT Rother Valley Grand Prix only needing a second place to ensure 2017 glory and that’sRead more about Harvey Smith – 2017 GT15 British Champion![…]
Harvey took another step closer to winning the 2017 Powerboat GT15 Championship at Stewartby this weekend. After missing out on pole to his nearest title challenger, George Elmore, Harvey made no mistake during the the 3 heats that constituted the GT15 Bedford GP. 3 wins gave him an overall points total of 226, giving himRead more about Bedford GP win edges Harvey closer to the Championship[…]
Harvey will be competing in the penultimate round of the GT15 Powerboat GP Series at Stewartby this weekend, leading the Championship by 13 points from near rival George Elmore. Ready for action and looking forward to the racing, Harvey said: My focus is back on racing in Britain, a second place in the Tønsberg BåtraceRead more about GT15 Championship leader goes to Stewartby[…]
The UIM International Ordinary GT15 Tonsberg Batrace was won by Adam Wrenkler from Sweden with Harvey in second overall. The podium celebrations in front of the Tonsberg Quality Hotel with UIM President, Raffaele Chiulli. Harvey takes home silverware from Norway.
M Harvey starting third on the grid, finished the weekend with a second place in the the 3rd heat of the GT15 Tonsberg Batrace. 2 seconds and the third place yesterday, ensure that he will proudly stand on the podium this evening. Photo: Chris Davies
After being disqualified from Heat 2 of the GT15 Tonsberg Batrace, Harvey lodged a protest. Harvey told me this morning: ‘The Jury agreed with my protest on safety grounds and reinstated me to third position in the second heat’. He explained; ‘Although I hit 2 turn buoys and dislodged them, I had no other choice,Read more about Harvey wins protest[…]
Harvey was disqualified from Heat 2, while Adam Wrenkler took his second win of the day. To avoid hitting anyone he took avoiding action and ended up between the buoys. Tomorrow is another day.
Harvey piled the pressure on pole-sitter and 2017 UIM GT15 World Champion Adam Wrenkler during the first heat of the Tonsberg Batrace this morning. Wrenkler finally succumbed to that pressure when he spun out at the bottom of the course, Harvey gained precious ground and just when it was looking like he could take hisRead more about Second in Tonsberg Heat 1[…]
Harvey will compete in 2 UIM International Ordinary GT15 heats today in Norway and they will both be professionally streamed by the Tonsberg Batrace organisers. The Live Stream can be found on the event’s Facebook page here. Heat 1 is expected to start at 10.00 BST, (11.00 CET) and Heat 2 at 15.30 BST, (16.30 CET).Read more about GT15 – Live streaming from Norway[…]
This weekend, Harvey will be racing in Tønsberg, Norway and competing in an UIM International Ordinary GT 15 race. Last year at the same event, Harvey blew the competition away with 3 heat wins and proudly flew the Union Flag at an amazing and emotional, if not rain soaked podium presentation. Powerboat Racing World reportedRead more about Tønsberg Test[…]