Maurice Lacroix boat had the first race in the P1 Powerboat SuperStock Championship in Penzance, Cornwall on the 23rd and 24th May.
The Maurice Lacroix boat came in second, overtaking the Fuel Girls whose boat also carries the Maurice Lacroix logo.
Recovering from an injury to its pilot Stephen Baggs in race one, Team Maurice Lacroix bounced back from its disappointing first race to claim back-to-back second place finishes in race two and three.
Assisted by Rose Lores, who took the navigator’s seat during race two, Stephen and his brother, Michael Baggs, brought the team home on Sunday just ahead of Ian Brusby’s, Rough Cut Racing team. Maurice Lacroix is a proud sponsor and the Official Timing Partner of Powerboat P1 SuperStock Championship 2010.
About Powerboat P1:
Powerboat P1 , the UIM sanctioned world championship is one of the fastest growing powerboat series in the world. Founded in 2003 with 5 boats it now has 20+ teams from 11 countries. It caters for monohull boats with twin inboard engines in two classes:
Supersport – for open top production models which are limited to 85 mph (137 km/h) for safety reasons.
Evolution – fully canopied prototype boats with no speed limit.
Engines can be either petrol or diesel depending on the team choice or the manufacturer’s recommendation. A P1 grand prix consists of two races, the Sprint, 50 nautical miles (93 km) and the Endurance over 80 nautical miles (150 km).
The teams with most points over two races win the overall Grand Prix and take the prize money and the championship points.