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Powerboat championships come to Hull

One Hull of a Boat, revealed this week Photo: Calendar

The P1 powerboat championships are taking place on the River Humber in Hull this weekend.

Now in its third year, the Hull Grand Prix of the Sea has become a favourite event for both racers and fans, and big crowds are expected to line Saint Andrews Quay for the two days of free-to-watch, high-speed action.

One Hull of a Boat, revealed this week Credit: Calendar

There is bound to be a lot of interest especially in the buy-a-boat campaign. A number of businesses joined forces to fund the One Hull Of A Boat team. Riders Steve Robinson from Hedon and Hull's Adrian Wilson will be aiming for podium places in the 20-strong field.

Today's itinerary:

  • 11.00-12.00 SuperStock official 1 hr open practice
  • 12.00-12.30 AquaX race practice + Superpole
  • 13.00-13.30 SuperStock Race 1
  • 13.30-14.00 AquaX Race 1