Issue: November 2000
On your mark

This radical race boat was just one of 42 competing for glory at the annual Chesapeake Challenge powerboat races held near Baltimore in late August. The six classes ranged from Factory to Super Vee. The Chesapeake Bay Power Boat Association sponsored the event, which saw thrills galore, as the muscular boats-driven by throttlemen from as far away as Florida-regularly exceeded 120 mph.