Composite Racing Team driver Ilkka Rytkönen preparing for upcoming season. More will follow. Video by: Haaja
Composite Racing Team driver Ilkka Rytkönen preparing for upcoming season at Pellos harbour. Video by: Haaja
Hydro GP races are most thrilling events in powerboating. Here is money not talks so much. Drivers and mechanics are doing most of technical works. They try to have best hull, engine, popeller and they try to tune equipment into great performance. You need to be good sportsmen to win.
Driver needs also good team as their help in the start is crucial. And driver needs some luck to win. One heat takes 8-12 minutes, but drivers are tired after this. Powerboating is unlike car driving on the circuit has every turn different, even it is same turn of the course. Waves and wind are making driving extremely challenging. Come and see us! We promise, you are going to love it!
Class Formula 250
Hydroplane type hull with 250 ccm methanol engine gives to these drivers extreme performance boat on the water with world record speed 180,69 km/h. Drivers are using powerlift and exhausting pipes length changing to achieve highest possible performance on the water. To make safe turns possible, in the bottom of the hull is fixed fin. To give drivers safety, boats have safety boards, covered with Kevlar.
29-30.6 Tammela Finland ( Finnish championship F250)