Liverpool hosts the Honda championship finals this weekend

Liverpool hosts the final of the world’s largest offshore powerboat championship this weekend (9-10 September) – the 2006 Honda Formula 4-Stroke Powerboat Series.

As the series eighth successful season draws to a close, adrenalin is expected to be high with competitors from all corners of the UK and beyond (New Zealand) fighting it out for the title of champion. The final round of the championship takes place on the River Mersey with 32 teams competing across the 150hp and 225hp classes. Racing starts at 12.00 noon with more boats battling it out than ever before.

Series director and seven-time UIM World Powerboat Champion, Steve Curtis, commented:
“2006 has been a fantastic year for the Honda Formula 4-Stroke Series with tens of thousands of people coming out to see close, professional racing in each location we visited. This weekend both 150hp and 225hp championship titles are still up for grabs.”