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By Jarred Romesburg
RACER H2O brings you news and interviews from the world of watercraft racing in the United States. From tunnel boats to jet skis and more, listen to "Your Old Pal Jarred" as he brings the content to you. Learn more at
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20-012 Chris Fairchild, APBA President Watercraft racing news and headlines from the past week, a report from Round 2 of the Hydro-Turf HydroCross Florida State Championships in Tavares, FL and an interview with APBA President Chris Fairchild.
August 19, 2020
20-011 R.J. West, APBA Formula 1 Tunnel Boat Racer Fresh off his win in Springfield, OH at Wake the Lake 4, APBA Formula 1 driver R.J. West joins us on the podcast to discuss his career and first win the Formula 1 class. We also have updates from Top O, Powerboat Nationals Branson Grand Prix, NBRA racing and more.
August 11, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-010 - Tom Keller, 2019 Hydro-Cross Nationals World Champion  Tom Keller, the Hydro-Cross Nationals 2019 World Champion, is our guest. He discusses his amazing comeback season in 2019, the "youth movement" in PWC racing, and what to expect from the field (and Lake Taneycomo) in the upcoming race at the Branson Grand Prix in Branson, MO on August 22-23, 2020.
August 4, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-009 - 2019 PT2 World Champion Steve Merleau
Along with news from the Powerboat Nationals Branson Grand Prix, Hydro-Turf US HydroDrag and HydroCross Championships in Tavares, FL and US Title Series racing in Constantine, MI, we are joined by 2019 Powerboat Nationals ProTunnel 2 World Champion and winner of the '19 PT2 race in Branson, MO, Steve Merleau.
July 29, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-008 - Mikey Young, Surf and Turf Promotions/Hydro-Turf US HydroDrag Nationals Promoter Mikey Young joins us to discuss the upcoming Hydro-Turf US HydroDrag Nationals and Florida State HydroCross Championships on Lake Dora in Tavares, Florida.
July 21, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-007 - Dick Barrett, Central Wisconsin CVB& Sports Authority  As the news of the cancellation of 2020 Powerboat Nationals race in Wausau breaks, we catch up with Dick Barrett, the Executive Director of the Wausau/Central Wisconsin Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sports Authority. We get his comments about the efforts put into making a watercraft racing event happen, the 2020 event cancellation and effects of COVID-19, and the work that is going into making the 2021 Grand Prix of Wisconsin the biggest and best ever.
July 15, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-006 - Dana Potts, Promoter of Champions Park Lake/Wake the Lake
Dana Potts joins us to discuss the upcoming APBA tunnel boat racing event, Wake the Lake 4, coming to Champions Park Lake in Springfield, Ohio on August 8-9, 2020 featuring Formula 1, Formula Lite (SST45), TriHulls, J-Hydros and more. He discusses the decision to continue the event despite the NGKF1 Series cancelling their 2020 season, the details of the race schedule, and the plans and procedures put into place to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus with both spectators and teams. 
July 8, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-005 - Jayme Durand, Powerboat Nationals ProTunnel 1 Series Driver
She's the first woman to win a Powerboat Nationals ProTunnel 1 Series Feature Race! She did it almost a year ago at the 2019 Guntersville Lake HydroFest. Jayme Durand is our guest on the RACER H2O Podcast. She discusses her career, family and the history-making 2019 season and all of its highs and lows.
June 25, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-004 - Rick Miller, NBRA Driver & Race Promoter
We catch up with National Boat Racing Association (NBRA) driver and co-race promoter Rick Miller to discuss the past weekend's race in Grove, OK and what it is like to operate Thunder on Wolf Creek under the shadow of COVID-19. We a;so learn more about hydro and runabout racing under both the NBRA and APBA banners. Learn more about RACER H2O at 
June 18, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-003 - Robert Sand, Pro Watercross
Robert Sand, Race Director of Pro Watercross, joins us on the RACER H2O podcast to discuss the past weekend's racing in Panama City Beach, Florida, operating a PWC race under the shadow of COVID-19 and the series' upcoming races in Georgia and Wisconsin. Learn more about RACER H2O at and be sure to subscribe to all of our social media!
June 17, 2020
RACER H20 Podcast 20-002
On this episode, RACER H2O visits with Shannon Raney and Janet Shaw from H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes to discuss the 2020 season and its many challenges caused by the COVID-19 virus. Plus, Roger Monroe gives us a report from this past weekend's Southern Drag Boat Association race in Paris, TX (no fans, no vendors, plenty of excitement). All this and the week's headlines from the world of watercraft racing. Learn more at 
June 9, 2020
RACER H2O Podcast 20-001 - David Carroll, SBDA
On this podcast, RACER H2O welcomes David Carroll, owner of the Southern Drag Boat Association, to discuss the upcoming drag boat race in Paris, Texas and what it is like producing motorsports events in the COVID-19 era. Learn more at and 
June 5, 2020