Powerboat P1 is the fastest growing marine motorsport series in the world and has a long term commitment to growing and developing the sport of power boating at all levels. The Powerboat P1 team works closely with the sports governing bodies, the UIM, APBA and the IJSBA. P1 has delivered more than 85 world championship events in over twelve different countries for more than a decade.
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Shaun Torrente is a two-time and reigning F1H20 World Champion and also XCAT World Champion. He and driver Eric Belisle are currently running second in the APBA Super Stock class in their 32-foot Doug Wright #S-54 CMR-sponsored boat.
As an experienced, professional racer, Shaun is acutely aware of the benefits of sponsorship and this season his company, Shaun Torrente Racing (STR), has been supporting other teams by offering additional prize money in the Super Stock and Bracket 700 classes. Look out for boats carrying STR logos in these classes.
We thought it best to let him explain in his own words in the video above what he gets out of the sport.