Archive for January 2013

Drama strikes SuperBoat Champs

There was drama aplenty at round two of the New Zealand SuperBoat champs at Featherston today, with sunstrike upsetting the final order, a leaking track causing low-water crashes and a timing equipment glitch. Five-time NZ SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey finished second despite setting the day’s fastest time in the elimination rounds, after he rounded the final bend to charge at the finish…

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Caughey ups the pace for SuperBoat round two

Five-time NZ SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey fizzed as he parked the trailer Thursday night. His mighty new 570 MegaMonster motor has finally found some form. “It’s always a great feeling when you’re out on the river on territory you know, testing, and the ENZED boat is lighting up – you don’t really need to read…

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Triumph over tribulation for Caughey at Superboat opener

 Former New Zealand SuperBoat champion Peter Caughey has returned to the New Zealand series with a bang, taking a brand-new boat and motor to first on the podium at the opening round in Wanganui today. But it wasn’t an easy win for the Canterbury racer and his ENZED team. “We’ve had a hard day in…

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