F1 Drivers

Formula One Drivers

Tracy Hawkins #2

Driver Name: Tracy Hawkins
Team Name: T-Hawk Racing
Boat Class: Formula One
Boat# 2
Crew Chief: David Tuttle
Engine Builder: The crew
Age: 58
Hometown: Willis, TX
Owners: Tracy Hawkins & David Tuttle
Crew Members: Roberto Soto, June Gasporo, Charlie Donaldson & David Tutle
Years as a race driver: 40
Email Address: BlackhawkElectric@aol.com
Facebook Page: Tracy Hawkins
Occupation: Electrical Contractor
Who got you started racing? Assistant Referee Darrell Beaulier & Kevin Beaulier
What made you want to race? Childhood dream
Sponsors: Tuttle Enterprises, Palmer Power Corporation, CDI Electronics, Bel Ray Lubricants, Stow-A-Way Marina, Palmer Power Corp 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, 2016
Racing Goals: To win the NGK F1 Powerboat Championship
Hobbies and Interest: Boat Racing
Pre-Season Preparation: We have been building a new boat and powerbeads, as well as testing props and preparing for the 2018 Championship run!

Dustin Terry #03

Driver Name : Dustin Terry
Age : 33
Hometown : Houma LA
Email : dustin.terry@ymail.com
Facebook Link : facebook.com/extremetrihulls
Instagram Link : dusman03
Team Name : McCollough Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 03
Crew Chief : Keven McCollough
Engine Builder : Hal Broomes
Crew Members : Mike Farmer, Sue McCollough, Reuben Stafford, Jesse Holland, Blake Jones, Barry McCollough, Katy Terry,
Nickname : Dusman
Spouse Name : Katy Terry
Years Together With Spouse : 10
Years as a Race Driver : 14
Occupation : Contractor
Employer : Ameristar Roofing
Years On The Job : 7
What Got You Started Racing : I went to several f1 races as a kid and the Schuberts let me try a trihull when I was 19. My dad bought me a boat for the next season.
Sponsors : Del Papa Distributing, Michelob Ultra, Ameristar Roofing, McCollough Trucking
Career Highlights : I have two series championships in trihull. I have a bunch of wins but my personal favorite was winning the 2016 Formula 150 National Championship. Lynn Simberger, the builder of my boat, had just passed the week prior to the race and it was an emotional victory for my team.
Racing Goals : I know a series championship is in my future. My team is so strong and i have a wonderful support group. I think my biggest goal would be to be able to contribute to my son, my sister, or someone else to win a championship when I am done. I really look up to the people who have helped me achieve my dreams and I’d love to do that for someone else.
Hobbies and Interests : I like playing sports with my kids and cooking cajun foods of any kind. I like training in the offseason and the smell of gumbo every Sunday.

Wesley Cheatham #4

Driver Name : Wesley Cheatham
Age : 30
Hometown : Trinity, Texas
Email : wes.cheatham@yahoo.com
Team Name : Cheatham Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 4
Crew Chief : Kelly May
Engine Builder : Glyn Mathews
Crew Members : Tony Davis, Walter Lynch, Rodney Cheatham, James Cheatham
Years as a Race Driver : Been racing boats for 10 yrs. 5 yrs in the F1 class
Occupation : Electrician
Employer : Blackhawk Eletric / Uncle Tracy
Years On The Job : 2
What Got You Started Racing : My family has been racing since the 1940s. I\’m a fourth generation driver.
Sponsors : Trinity Excavators / Mathews Tractor Service
Career Highlights : Biggest achievement was winning Port Neches Riverfest in 2015 was my fourth race in the boat and went on to win the Sport Championship that year. I was 6th in 2017 NGK championship and 3rd in the 2018 NGK Championship. Had many other podium finishes.
Racing Goals : I would like to win the NGK F1 Championship.
Hobbies and Interests : Working on boats.

Jeremiah Mayo #8

Driver : Jeremiah Mayo
Age: 18
Hometown : Richmond, TX
Email : jeremiah.mayo2121@gmail.com
Facebook Link : Jeremiah Mayo
Instagram Link : Jeremiah_mayo8
Team Name : Jh Performance
Boat Class : Formula 1
Boat Number : 8
Crew Chief : Jeff Brown
Engine Builder : Michael Schubert
Crew Members : Jeff Mayo, Amanda Morales, Jeff brown, Michael Schubert,
Nickname : Mayo
Years as a Race Driver : 9
Employer : Mayo Mulch-Sand&Gravel
What Got You Started Racing : Growing up around it and family
Sponsors : Jh Performance, Mayo-Mulch-Sand&gravel
Career Highlights : 2018 Formula lights champion
Racing Goals : advance to be the rookie of the year and be a champ
Hobbies and Interests : Hunting, fishing, and wakeboarding

Johnny Fleming #9

Age : 39
Email : johnnyfleming9@yahoo.com
Facebook Link : johnny fleming
Instagram Link : johnnyfleming9
Boat Class : FORMULA ONE
Boat Number : 9
Years as a Race Driver : 28 YEARS
Occupation : SALES REP
Years On The Job : 16
What Got You Started Racing : My dad raced and got me started in the Youth Hydroplane Division at a young age of 11
Sponsors : Fleming Manufacturing , Nashville Marine , FJ Propeller Midwest
Career Highlights : 2016 SST 200 APBA National Championship 2nd place, North American Champion 2015. 2015 HOTT Series High Point Champion, 2009 APBA US Divisional Champion SST120, 1999 Lone Star Texas Champion SST120
Racing Goals : To win the 2019 NGK F1 Powerboat Championship
Hobbies and Interests: Hunting, boating on the lake, and living a Healthy lifestyle

Aaron Wachholz #13

Driver Name:  Aaron Wacholz
Team Name: Lucky 13 Racing
Boat Class: F1
Boat#: 13
Hull: Lee Craft Aeroslot
Crew Chief: Jeff Baker
Engine Builder: Jeff Baker
Age: 49
Hometown: Forest Lake, Minnesota
Crew Members: Emma Wacholz & Josh Baker
Nickname: 13
Spouse Name: Emma Wacholz
Years Married: 26
Years as a race driver: 8
Email Address: race.tcba@gmail.com
Facebook Page: LuckyRacing13
Occupation: Owner/Operator
Employer: X-treme Paint Auto Body & Marine
Years on the job: 30
Who got you started racing? Howard Popcorn from Hydro Stream Boat
Sponsors: What made you want to race? I always loved watching the races, so decided to try it myself.
Career Highlights: 2017National High Points, 1st Place SST200, 2nd Place Formula 150, 2017 National Champion SST200, 2011 VP75 National Champion. Currently Serving as Commodore for Twin City Powerboat and Region 8 APBA Chairman.
Racing Goals: Win the National Championship for the SST200 in 2018
Hobbies and Interest: Boating, Off Road ATV Riding, Snowmobiling and travel.
Pre-Season Preparation: Fine tuning the boat set up while inspecting and repairing the motor.

Jimmy Kerr #71

Driver Name : Jimmy Kerr
Age : 47
Hometown : Lapeer
Email : jjkerr71@gmail.com
Facebook Link : Jim Kerr
Instagram Link : jimmyjoe1220
Team Name : Kerrdog Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 71
Crew Chief : Richard Kerr
Engine Builder : Bill Gohr
Nickname : Pitbull
Years as a Race Driver : 2nd year in F1 23years in Stock Outboard 5 years in 45sst
Occupation : Home Builder
Employer : Self Employed
Years On The Job : 22 years
What Got You Started Racing : Step Dad and John Broge
Sponsors : Ray C\”s Extreme Motor Sports, Discounted Signs and Awnings, Tech Smart USA
Career Highlights : Fred Hallet Award, many wins in Stock Outboard and in 45
Racing Goals : Be Inducted to The Hall of Champions
Hobbies and Interests : Racing, Ice Hockey, Coaching Hockey, Crossfit, Hunting, Fishing

Tim Kraft #15

Driver Name : Tim Kraft
Age : 45
Hometown : Kankakee IL
Email : Tron.kraft@gmail.com
Facebook Link : kraftracing15
Team Name : Kraft Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 15
Crew Chief : Gavin Kraft
Engine Builder : Chris Fairchild
Crew Members : Michelle Brouillet ,Josh Besley, Dave Kraft, David Johnigan
Nickname : KRAFTY
Spouse Name : Michelle Brouillet
Years Together With Spouse : 6
Years as a Race Driver : 9yrs took a 18yr break to race MX this time around going on 2yrs
Occupation : Lineman
Years On The Job : 24
What Got You Started Racing : going to the Kankakee river Regatta when i was 10 my dad knew some of the racers the Guimond brothers John,Larry,Terry
Sponsors : Fairchild Racing ,McCollough Racing
Career Highlights : Still Working on them
Racing Goals : this year to finish in the top 5
Hobbies and Interests : Ice Hockey & Drag Racing

Dylan Anderson #17

Driver Name : Dylan Anderson
Age : 22
Hometown : Nashville, Tennessee
Email : Dylan@andersonmarine.com
Instagram Link : Dray250
Team Name : Anderson Marine
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 17
Crew Chief : Ray Anderson
Engine Builder : Ray Anderson
Crew Members : Patrick Hoskins, Dillon Massia, Joy Anderson
Years as a Race Driver : Rookie Year
Employer : Anderson Marine
Years On The Job : Forever
What Got You Started Racing : Helping my Dad at the inaugural Thunder on the Cumberland race in Nashville
Racing Goals : To win some races

Ashton Rinker #20

Driver Name : Ashton Rinker
Age : 34
Hometown : Riverview Florida
Email : rinkerracing20@gmail.com
Facebook Link : www.facebook.com/pg/RinkerRacing20
Instagram Link : www.instagram.com/rinkerracing20/
Team Name : Rinker Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 20
Crew Chief : James Chambers
Engine Builder : James Chambers
Crew Members : Jamie Sullivan, Frank Force, Mark Sumpter, Lori Rinker, Charli Owens,
Spouse Name : Charli Owens
Years as a Race Driver : 11
Occupation : Welder
What Got You Started Racing : My dad Terry Rinker got me into the sport
Sponsors : Rinkers Boat World McClain Trailers Rinker Racing
Career Highlights : 2x F2 National Champion 2x F2 North American Champion 2x APR Superleague Champion 2018 NGK F1 Champion
Racing Goals : Winning the NGK F1 Championship
Hobbies and Interests : Fishing, Hockey, Boating,

Spencer Love #24

Driver Name : Spencer Love
Age : 39
Hometown : Santa Rosa Valley, California
Email : spencer@clovermasonry.com
Team Name : Clover Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 24
Crew Chief : Bill Rucker and Troy Nelson
Crew Members : Shelby Love, Hailey Love, Addy Love, Jose Antonio, Agnilar Gonzales and Monica Allen
Years as a Race Driver : 26
Occupation : Masonry Contractor
Employer : Clover Masonry and Construction
Years On The Job : 22
What Got You Started Racing : Kent Neates
Sponsors : Clover Masonry and Construction
Career Highlights : National Championship in J Hydro 1996, J Pro 1997, 1100cc in 2000 with my dad as my rider, AH 1998, 2006 WFL 45 Series Champion
Racing Goals : Finishing #1 on the podium

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, FloridaYears 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

Crew Chief: Mike (sarge) LaPlaunt & John Klepadlo
Engine Builder: Gohr Performance – Bill Gohr
Age: 40
Hometown: Gaylord Michigan
Crew Members: Lance Rypkowski #1 – Rachel Klepadlo #2 – Glen Labean – Jake Labean – Dave White Eric Froncek – Sarah Klepadlo
Facebook Page: Klepadlo Racing
Who got you started racing? My Father Dennis Klepadlo
Sponsors: KLEPADLO RACING FAMILY and support from local race sponsors and Series Sponsors
What made you want to race? Watching my Father Boat Race and Build Race Boat as a Kid. Growing up to be like Him.
Career Highlights: 2013 Bay City River Roar 3rd Place behind Tim Seebold & Terry Rinker in F1.. My first podium 2nd place at Trenton Mi 2002 in F2 with My Father
Racing Goals: To Be a F1 Champion and to watch My daughter Rachel drive her Race Boat.
Hobbies and Interest: Being with My two kids. Taking them to Boat Races and to their Sporting events -Snowmobiling – Jeeping in the woods

Austin Cheatham #40

Driver Name : Austin Cheatham
Age : 26
Hometown : Waller Texas
Email : austinrcheatham92@gmail.com
Team Name: Cheatham Racing
Boat Class : Formula 1
Boat Number : 40
Crew Chief : Mike Cheatham
Engine Builder : Chris Fairchild
Sponsors :Nashville Marine
Crew Members : Mike Cheatham, Bryan nance, John Peper, Wesley Cheatham
Years as a Race Driver : 3
Occupation : Diesel mechanic
What Got You Started Racing : My great grandfather

Chris Rinker #52

Driver Name : Chris Rinker
Age : 49
Hometown : Houston TX
Email : chris@rinkersboatworld.com
Website : Rinkersboatworld.com
Facebook Link : https://www.facebook.com/buddy.rinker.9
Instagram Link : https://www.instagram.com/rinkersbw/
Team Name : Rinker Racing
Boat Class : Sport
Boat Number : 52
Crew Chief : James Chambers
Engine Builder : James Chambers
Crew Members : Matt Smith, Frank Force, Jamie Sullivan, Samantha Rinker, Jerry Rinker, Lori Rinker
Spouse Name : Samantha Rinker
Years Together With Spouse : 26
Years as a Race Driver : 35
Occupation : Boat Dealer
Employer : Rinker’s Boat World
Years On The Job : For Ever
What Got You Started Racing : My Family has been racing since the 40’s
Sponsors : Rinker’s Boat World, Mcclain Trailers
Career Highlights : National Champion in 1986, Hi points champion in 2016 in Super Stock Trihull
Racing Goals : Continue the Rinker name as amazing competitors and championships
Hobbies and Interests : Hunting, Fishing, Wake Surfing, Boating, Family Time

John Edde #55

Driver Name : John Edde
Age : 51
Hometown : seymour IN.
Email : jdedde3987@gmail.com
Website : badasscustomtruckparts.com
Facebook Link : team john edde racing
Team Name : fast edde racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 55
Crew Chief : toby singelton
Engine Builder : chris fairchild
Crew Members : debbie mobley
Spouse Name : bad ass custom truck parts
Years Together With Spouse : 2
Years as a Race Driver : 2
Occupation : business owner
Employer : bad ass custom truck parts
Years On The Job : 11
What Got You Started : Racing roark summerford
Sponsors : bad ass custom truck parts /renagage products
Career Highlights : 3 sst45 louisville ky. 2018 rookie of the year f1 2018 5 in the nationals sst120 2018 8th in the nationals champ 2018 top 10 in points f1
Racing Goals : to beat David McMurray and the golden boy
Hobbies and Interests : hunting /racing

David McMurray #57

Driver Name : David McMurray
Age : 51
Hometown : Nashville Tennessee
Email : cmcmurray20@gmail.com
Website : Nashvillemarine.net
Facebook Link : McMurrayRacing
Team Name : Team Nashville Marine
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 57
Crew Chief : Dewayne Lambert
Engine Builder : Nashville Marine
Crew Members : Travis Grisham
Nickname : Hollywood
Spouse Name : Denise
Years Together With Spouse : 15
Years as a Race Driver : 4
Occupation : Marine Dealership Owner
What Got You Started Racing : I started out racing Motorcross in my early years then moved on too Drag Racing Cars now F1 Tunnel Boats.
Sponsors : Nashville Marine , Lithium Pros , DMP Awnings, Moto Marketing Group

Greg Foster #53

Driver Name : Greg ( Fearless) Foster
Age : 59
Hometown : Orange, Ca
Email : greg@cranerentalservice.com
Website : www.cranerentalservice.com
Facebook Link : jck foster motorsports
Team Name : JCK Foster Motorsports
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 53
Crew Chief : Al Stoker
Engine Builder : Ron Anderson
Crew Members : Lynn Wilson, Kelly Ireland, Paul Fitzgerald,Charlie Schaeffer, Jeff Hoechstenbach
Nickname : Fearless
Spouse Name : Fiance Kelly Ireland
Years Together With Spouse : 8
Years as a Race Driver : 40
Occupation : Crane Rental President
Employer : Crane Rental Service
Years On The Job : 42
What Got You Started Racing : My Dad
Sponsors : CB Technologies, JCK Foster Motorsports
Career Highlights : 2001-2002 Formula One Championship
Racing Goals : To win another Championship in the 2019 racing season.
Hobbies and Interests : Anything with a steering wheel!
Hobbies: Anything with a steering wheel… Off Road Racing, Sprint Car Racing and Mountain Biking.


Chris Fairchild #62

Driver : Chris Fairchild
Age : 49
Hometown : Paw Paw, IL
Email : chris@fairchildracing.com
Website : www.fairchildracing.com
Facebook Link : @fairchildracing
Team Name : Fairchild Racing
Boat Class : NGK F1 PC
Boat Number : 62
Crew Chief : Jim Fairchild Sr.
Engine Builder : Chris Fairchild
Crew Members : Wendy Fairchild, Jim Fairchild Jr.
Spouse Name : Kristi Fairchild
Years as a Race Driver : 25
What Got You Started Racing : My Dad
Sponsors : Mercury Racing, DeWald Props, Sunoco Race Fuel, WETSU Group, Lottery.com, Champions Park, B2B Motorsports
Career Highlights : Currently racing for Mercury Marine, his impressive racing resume includes 2-time APBA Hall of Champions Inductee, 2-time winner of the 24 Heure Motonautiques de Rouen in France, numerous World, National, Divisional, Regional and Series Championships.

Jude Gaspard #70

Team Name : Cooyon Racing
Driver Name : Jude Gaspard
Crew Chief : Jude Gaspard
Crew Members : Nikki Gaspard, Roberto Soto
Age : 44
Hometown : Conroe, Texas

Mike Quindazzi #77

Driver Name : Mike Quindazzi
Hometown : Parker, Arizona
Team Name: Buckshot Racing
Boat Class : F1
Crew Chief : Emma Quindazzi
Nickname : Mike Hill
Spouse Name : Emma Quindazzi
Years Married : 10
Years as a Race Driver : 10 and 1st as F1 Driver
Sponsors : Accurate Marine
Career Highlights : MOD VP 2018 Long Beach Spring Nationals, AMA pro road racer 600 motorsport
2013 COR National Champion (Classic Outboard Runabout)
2013 Parker Enduro Overall Winner
2014 Parker Enduro 2.0 Class Winner 3rd Overall
2018 Parker Enduro 2.0 Class Winner 3rd Overall
2018 MODVP Champion Long Beach, CA Sprint Nationals
Racing Goals : To win the 2019 NGKF1PC F1 Rookie of the year
Hobbies and Interests : Riding Motorcycles


Driver Name : Mike Makus
Age : 34
Hometown : Oshkosh Wisconsin
Email : michael.makus85@gmail.com
Facebook Link : www.facebook.com/MakusRacing/
Team Name : Makus Racing
Boat Class : F1
Boat Number : 85
Crew Chief : Taking Application
Engine Builder : Fairchild Racing
Crew Members : Steph Makus Radio/Spotter
Spouse Name : Chelsie Makus
Years Together With Spouse : 6
Years as a Race Driver : 2
Occupation : Engineer
Employer : Marine Engine Manufacture
Years On The Job : 4
What Got You Started Racing : My Dad got me into Go Kart racing when I was a Kid
Sponsors : Quicksilver EZ Loader Trailers
Career Highlights : Leading laps in a heat race at the 3 Rivers Regatta
Racing Goals : Lead the Last lap of the race
Hobbies and Interests : Any kind of racing.

RJ West #93

Driver Name : RJ West
Age: 43
Hometown: Manteca, ca
Email: rj.compositecraft@gmail.com
Facebook Link: Composite Craft, Robert West
Team Name: Chuck Skelton Racing
Boat Class: F1
Boat Number: 93
Crew Chief: Chuck Skelton
Engine Builder: Mercury
Crew Members: Tim King, Dean Wilson, Jason Turner
Spouse Name: Jenifer West
Years Together With Spouse: 13
Years as a Race Driver: 35
Occupation: Composite fabricator
Employer: Composite Craft
Years On The Job: 9
What Got You Started Racing: Family sponsored race boats then started racing themselves in 1979
Sponsors: Oil twins
Career Highlights: 13 national championships, 15 national high point championships, 4 time hall of champion inductee, 6 world speed records
Racing Goals: Have fun, learn, and try to pass the person in front of me
Hobbies and InterestsSnowboarding, baseball

Rusty Wyatt #94

Driver Name : Rusty Wyatt
Age : 24
Hometown : Innisfil, ON
Email : rustywyatt@hotmail.com
Website : www.triplerracing94.wixsite.com/rustywyatt
Facebook Link : www.facebook.com/TripleRRacing94/
Instagram Link : www.instagram.com/triplerracing94  &  www.instagram.com/rustywyatt/
Team Name : Triple R Racing
Boat Class : Formula One
Boat Number : 94
Crew Chief : Randy Wyatt
Crew Members : Ray Wyatt, Mack Jones
Nickname : Jake Gyllenhaal
Years as a Race Driver : 8
Occupation : Elevator Technician
What Got You Started Racing : My dad got me into driving powerboats when I was 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.
Sponsors : Crystal Clear Heated Wiper Blades
Career Highlights : 2012 Canadian Boating Federation Rookie Of The Year T-850, 2013 Canadian Boating Federation T-850 High Point Champion 1st Place, 2015 Canadian Boating Federation T-850 High Point Champion 1st Place, 2016 SST-120 High Points- Top 5 (3rd), 2016 SST-120 Superleague Rookie of the Year, 2017 – Formula 1 – 1 top 5 and 3 top 3, 2018 – Formula One – 1 Top 3 and 1 Top 5
Racing Goals : I cannot wait to get on the top of the podium and really show the talent behind the Triple R Team
Hobbies and Interests : Snowmobiling, Dirt Biking, Boating, Wakeboarding, Golf, Hockey, Race Boats

Fred Durr #96

Driver Name : Fred Durr 96
Age : 60
Hometown : Port Charlotte, Florida
Email : B747Fred@aol.com
Team Name : Atlas Air Racing
Boat Class : F-1, F-2
Boat Number : 96
Crew Chief : Bill Gohr
Engine Builder : Bill Gohr
Crew Members : Bill Gohr, Michael Schreiber, Randy Knight, Dave Rosko, Serena Durr, Suchin Durr
Nickname : Fast Fred
Spouse Name : Suchin
Years Together With Spouse : 20
Years as a Race Driver : 15
Occupation : Airline Pilot
Employer : Atlas Air, Inc
Years On The Job : 30+
What Got You Started Racing : Family sport.
Sponsors : Atlas Air, Amazon Prime, DHL, Polar Air
Career Highlights : 2018 NGK Series Participant
Racing Goals : Win the NGK Series
Hobbies and Interests : Flying, Racing, Boating, Traveling

Travis Yates #99

Driver Name : Travis Yates
Age : 33
Hometown : Richmond, Texas
Email : travisjamesyates@gmail.com
Team Name : Yates Racing
Boat Class : Formula One
Boat Number : 99
Crew Chief : Mike Schubert
Engine Builder : Mike Schubert
Crew Members : Chris Marlo, Devyn Brown
Spouse Name : Amanda Yates
Years Together With Spouse : 6
Years as a Race Driver : 6
Occupation : Business owner – Electrical Contractor
Employer : Self
Years On The Job : 8
What Got You Started Racing : Ruben Staford let me drive a spare boat in Highlands and been racing ever since
Sponsors : Snap-on, JH Performance Boats, Yates Electrical Services
Career Highlights : Trihull runner up 2017, Formula 1 runner up rookie of the year 2018
Racing Goals : To podium in 2019 season
Hobbies and Interests : Fishing, hunting, anything on the water

Tyler Welch #59

Mark Welch #95

Jake Alkema #14

Driver Name : Jake alkema
Age : 25
Hometown : Commerce township mi
Email : jalk91@comcast.net
Facebook Link : Team racecraft powerboat racing
Instagram Link : Teamracecraftpowerboatracing
Team NameTeam : racecraft
Boat Class : 45 and f1
Boat Number : 47
Crew Chief : Bj Netschke
Engine Builder : Jake alkema
Crew Members : Manager-John Schwartz.. Dock help, felicity gach, Marla alkema, Pj kee.
Years as a Race Driver : Required14
Occupation : Mechanic
What Got You Started Racing : My dads friend put me in a boat
Sponsors : S&j asphalt and paving co. And, BCS creative graphics, vehicle wraps, signs
Career Highlights : Rookie of the year in 45 in 2018, multiple national championships or high point titles in the kneel down category
Racing Goals : To race over seas on the f1h20

Dean Wilson #17

Bobby Briggs #41

Jessee Swain #74