St. Clair River Classic


A Fountain vee hull fight on the St. Clair River between class 3 winner Wazzup, driven by owner Ed Smith and Nick Smith on the throttles, battles it out deck-to-deck with second place finisher Strictly Business, with owner/driver Louie Giancontieri and throttleman John Stanch. The action took place at the 24th Annual St. Clair River Classic, held July 28-29, 2018 in St. Clair, Michigan. The race was sanctioned by the APBA (American Power Boat Association) and the OPA (Offshore Powerboat Association) series, in conjunction with the Blue Water Offshore Racing Association. 

—Text and Photo by Paul Kemiel