News

This is our general news page, you can also view archives of our club newsletter.

2013 Annual Awards Banquet
September 28, 2013

Fred Alter to be inducted into MMSHoF
September 13, 2013

The Marine Prop Riders own "Fearless" Fred Alter will be inducted into the Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame - congratulations Fred!

The 30th annual induction for the MMSHoF will be held at Noon November 3rd in Mt. Pleasant MI. Anyone may attend, tickets are $30 and must be reserved by October 25th. No tickets will be sold at the door.

More event information can be found in this PDF file.

See this great story about Fred in the Mt. Clemens Journal.

If you would like to see a collection of related photos visit some of Fred's scrapbook photos.

Local Races - This July!
June 19, 2013

We'll be at two great races in July!


First is the APBA Gold Cup race, with Unlimited Hydroplanes racing on the Detroit River.

The weekend after that we'll be in Waterford MI for Quake On The Lake featuring limited Inboard Hydroplanes.

Walled Lake Thunder- June 8 & 9 2013
May 18, 2013

Where we "Rock the Docks & Shake the Lake"

See our event page on Facebook!

2012 MPR Award Winners
January 4, 2013

Congratulations to all the 2012 MPR Award Winners!

High Point Awards:
Overall MPR High Points - Christina & Jim Wilson
GNH - Eli Whitney & Cadi Reiss/Joe Kreitzer
NM - Tom Neuman/Tony Black
5 Liter - Tom English
2.5 Liter Modified - Royce Richards/English Racing Team
2.5 Liter Stock - Christina & Jim Wilson
1 Liter Modified - Jim Sechler/Dan Kanfoush

Honor Awards:
Marine Prop Rider of the Year - Bob Wilson
Hard Luck Award - John Grigg
Doc Terry Award - Sandy Ross
Rookie of the Year - Don Burshnick
Dick & Elsie Edwards Award for Vintage - Billy Noonan, Beth Gilday
Grant Ward Unsung Hero Award - Jim Garza

APBA Gold Cup and Quake On The Lake
July 9, 2012

MPR is highly involved in both of these upcoming events!
Click on each image to visit the event web site.

   

Walled Lake race - June 2012
April 9, 2012
Autorama and Spring Boating Expo 2012
December 27, 2011

  

See us at Autorama February 24-26 and the Spring Boating Expo March 15-18!