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Club spirit alive and well at 2010 presentations

18th July 2010

A large crowd of patrons filled the Adelaide Speedboat Club on Saturday for the 2010 presentation dinner where a number of well deserved people received recognition & awards.


A good turnout marks the inaugural 'burning of the fire' at the ASBC

19th June 2010

It may have been just another Friday night at the club house but on this Winter evening it was indeed an historic occasion with the very first 'burn' of the newly installed fire.


Third time lucky- race meeting runs as planned

17th May 2010

In perfect conditions at the North Arm yesterday the ASBC hosted its first race meeting since February. A good mixture of boats were a welcome sight on the Port River.


Time to prepare for Australian Championships

12th May 2010

It's that time of year again and as the end of the racing season draws closer the Australian Championships at Mildura is only a few weeks away. This weekend's club day at the North Arm will provide a perfect opportunity for our guys to get their race tune all set for the big weekend at the end of the month.


Farewell to a legend

Brian McCosker's funeral will be held on Monday the 12th of April 2010. A large number of people from all over the country are expected to be attending to pay their respects to the former World Chamion.

Farewell Brian McCosker, God's speed.

Click here to view our tribute to Brian. It will remain on this website indefinitely as a mark of respect for one of the greatest competitors to ever grace our circuit at the North Arm.

"Race In Peace"

Racing cancelled due to rain

29th March 2010

Continuous light rain has caused a cancellation of the third HI POINTS round meaning the championship will be decided in the fourth and final round to be held at Adelaide on the 13th of June.

We focus now on the upcoming Dorwin Gold Cup and it is looking to be a beauty! Stay tuned for more information.

BAD Boys come to play in Round 3 of HI POINTS

24th March 2010

After plenty of racing abroad in the passing weeks we turn now to our own shores at the North Arm and round 3 of the HI POINTS Series for South Australia is looking to pack some punch.


Tuff'E'Nuff and K-88 all go at the drag racing championships

23rd March 2010

Paul Palazzo and Dave Clark have represented South Australia at the Australian Drag Racing Championships and both their boats effectively finished on the podium in the B.A.D class.


Local B.A.D Boats on display at Clipsal 500

13th March 2010

Once again the Adelaide Speedboat Club has been represented at the Clipsal 500.

Getting the crowds attention was easy with the P.R.E K-Boat 'K-88 Beautiful Noise' backed up to a newer concept in 'Totally X-Static' which left many turbo enthusiasts quite impressed. Meanwhile a few of the lads handed out flyers for the upcoming Dorwin Gold Cup and elsewhere in the arena was Blown Lite 'Titan' showing off its paint job and giving the new BAD Boy Mowers Superboat Championship a bit of exposure.

A big thank you to all who gave their time and helped out over the 4 days.

Our South Aussie champ goes back to back

9th March 2010

Congratulations are in order for Trevor Stanley who remains the reigning Australian Champion after retaining the Errol Jay trophy yesterday. Continuing his winning form in Agent Orange, Stanley qualified in pole 1 ahead of main rival Chris Palmer in Outlaw. After a close hitout between the two Palmer unfortunately shattered the gearbox and Outlaw was unable to finish.

Final placings:

1. Agent Orange 2. Patriot 3. Rock Solid DNF: Outlaw

Terry Smith was also in Tasmania with Alcatraz and despite dominating his class encountered a fuel shortage problem at the start of one of his races. Looks like one of the crew members may be appointed a different task at the next major meeting.

Well done guys, you've all done us proud representing SA while abroad.

Stanley in box seat for title defense

7th March 2010

Trevor Stanley and his crew have been busy competing in Tasmania this weekend and reports are that the boat is back to its best. Clocked at 141MPH today in the last race, Stanley was leading but spun on a turn allowing his main rival Chris Palmer in Outlaw to overtake him and finish first.

After last weeks win in the Cock of the Mersey and the terminal speed shown today, Stanley is looking good for his Australian Title defense in the Errol Jay trophy to be run tomorrow. Stay tuned for more news on the event.

Third time's a charm in Cock of the Mersey

March 1st 2010

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