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Wednesday, 28 December 2011
12:50PM
Minnell takes jetsprint round in front of home crowd Wanganui’s Leighton and Kellie Minnell topped the time sheets for today’s second round of the 2012 Jetpro Jetsprint championship held just north of the river city, fastest of the 29 teams’ competing for the sprint boating title. 281 views

Monday, 5 December 2011
8:17AM
Rain drives hot times at jet sprint championship opener Even persistent rain couldn't dampen the hot times set in all three of the competition classes for today's opening round of the 2012 Jetpro Jetsprint championship held at Meremere (4 December), where fractions of a second separated the winning positions. 447 views

Tuesday, 22 November 2011
4:45PM
V8Supercar driver Nathan Pretty confirmed for jetsprint world championship Of the competitors lining up to contest the New Zealand based 2012 UIM World series jet sprint boat championship, 2008 Group A title winner and V8Supercar driver Nathan Pretty has confirmed his entry for the two-round series starting 11 February 2012. 172 views

Wednesday, 7 September 2011
4:34PM
Jet sprint world series returns to New Zealand for 2012 The high adrenaline jet boat race series steps up a gear with the return of a two round world championship to New Zealand’s shores from 11 to 19 February 2012. 720 views

Sunday, 3 April 2011
1:58PM
Night charges jet sprint championship Picture perfect calm conditions made Saturday night’s running of the Jetpro Jetsprint Championship at Wanganui a double-fold spectator festival as the fifth round of the series illuminated those most likely to be the 2011 champions. 276 views

Monday, 14 March 2011
8:12AM
Minnell fastest at Hastings jet sprint day Wanganui’s Leighton and Kellie Minnell set fastest time at today’s fourth round of the Jetpro Jetsprint championship held at Crownthorpe near Hastings, to take the lead in the Suzuki Superboat category. 159 views

Wednesday, 9 March 2011
7:21AM
Hawke's Bay jet sprint round critical to championship chances Sunday’s 13 March fourth round of the 2011 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship becomes a critical time for each of the three category leaders who line up to contest a freshly modified water course placed 15 minutes east of Hastings. 194 views

Monday, 28 February 2011
7:57AM
Minnell storms to form at Meremere jet sprint day Sunday 27 February’s third round of the 2011 Jetpro Jetsprint championship held at Meremere provided more upsets to the points table with two teams from Wanganui and one from Hamilton taking the day’s prize offerings. 155 views

Tuesday, 22 February 2011
11:45AM
Rotary power to head Auckland jet sprint day Leading this weekend’s 27 February third round of the Jetpro Jetsprint Championship, the rotary engine powered boat of Wanganui’s Peter Huijs is top-billed of the 30 teams contesting the Meremere round south of Auckland. 328 views

Monday, 7 February 2011
9:07AM
Rotary engine boat wins Gisborne jet sprint day Wanganui's Peter and Gary Huijs claimed an upset win in their quad-rotor turbo-charged jet sprint boat in Saturday's 5 February second round of the 2011 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship held near Gisborne. 540 views

Tuesday, 1 February 2011
2:51PM
Gisborne's double water championship weekend This Saturday 5 February will be a busy time for Gisborne with the Jetpro Jetsprint boat championship event being run just after the conclusion of the 'Thunder at sea' off-shore power-boat event. 532 views

8:34AM
Nitro circus stars take to the water for charity Stars of the Nitro Circus New Zealand tour will be sampling a change of adrenaline and adventure near Wanganui on 11 February as they taste life on the water aboard a water-jet propelled sprint boat, with spectator gate takings supporting the local hospice. 163 views

Wednesday, 29 December 2010
8:28AM
Minnell tops times at jetsprint opener Wanganui husband and wife pairing of Leighton and Kellie Minnell set fastest time at today’s opening round of the 2011 Jetpro Jetsprint championship held on the outskirts of their river city. 152 views

Tuesday, 21 December 2010
4:32PM
Anticipation tops jet sprint season opener Mixing tight turns, narrow water channels and horsepower, 30 teams will converge on the small Shelterview Raceway, eight kilometres north-east of Wanganui for the 27 December first round of the 2011 Jetpro Jetsprint boating series. 146 views

Wednesday, 15 December 2010
9:15AM
Jet sprint boat series kicks off in holiday season Action fans will again be heading to Wanganui for the post-Christmas activities that include the first round of the V8 powered jet sprint boat series starting on 27 December. 694 views

Wednesday, 28 April 2010
8:08AM
Nervous wait for jetsprint champions Following a nervous wait after technical clearance differences at Saturday’s final round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship, each of the Suzuki super boat, Scott Waterjet Group A and Jetpro Lites category winners have been confirmed. 328 views

Sunday, 25 April 2010
10:10AM
Upsets at Jetsprint final Pressure at yesterday’s final round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship has seen a number of upsets in the run for championship honours at Featherston’s Oldfields Aquatrack. 480 views

Thursday, 22 April 2010
7:31AM
Jetsprinters risk it all this weekend Saturday’s final round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship is sure to treat spectators with title contenders putting it all on the line in the run to the finish at Featherston’s Oldfields Aquatrack. 231 views

Tuesday, 20 April 2010
4:09PM
Championship titles at stake This weekend’s final round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship has it all on the line for each of the three competition classes – needing to survive the pressure of their rivals on Saturday 24 April at Featherston’s Tauherinikau venue. 383 views

Monday, 12 April 2010
8:16AM
Jet sprint teams light the night sky Saturday night’s penultimate round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship was filled with action for the excited crowd watching the night racing at Wanganui’s Shelterview track. 676 views

Monday, 5 April 2010
1:06PM
Night and lights for sprint boats This weekend’s penultimate round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship races under lights for the first time at Wanganui’s Shelterview water course on Saturday 10 April. 631 views

Monday, 15 March 2010
8:11AM
Burt annihilates jetsprint opposition Defending Suzuki super boat champions Richard Burt and Roger Maunder swept aside all competition at the weekend’s fourth round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship, setting fastest time of the day at the Crownthorpe track in the Hawke’s Bay. 487 views

Tuesday, 9 March 2010
10:57AM
Critical point in jetsprint series This Sunday’s (14 March) fourth round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint Championship in the Hawke’s Bay will be a defining event in the chase for title honours between class leaders Richard Burt (Suzuki Superboat), Baden Gray (Scott Waterjet international Group A) and David Stone (Jetpro Lites). 378 views

Tuesday, 23 February 2010
1:21PM
Title upset in jet sprint series Having taken their third successive round win in the Scott Waterjet international Group A category of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint series, Auckland’s Baden Gray and navigator Tanya Iremonger have a seven point lead over series stalwarts Reg and Julie Smith (Taupo). 319 views

Monday, 22 February 2010
7:32AM
Burt thrashes Jetsprint opposition Palmerston North’s Richard Burt and navigator Roger Maunder swept all before them in today’s third round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint championship round held at Meremere. 670 views

Friday, 19 February 2010
10:34AM
Arch rivals unite for jetsprint contest An engine explosion in the boat used by the current leader of the Suzuki super boat category of the Jetpro Jetsprint series – Leighton Minnell, has seen support come from an unlikely corner. 312 views

Tuesday, 16 February 2010
11:22AM
Jetsprint Goliath's to square off at Meremere Sunday’s third round of the 2010 Jetpro Jetsprint series brings an intense battle of Goliath supremacy between Wanganui’s Leighton Minnell, Queenstown’s Chris Munro and Palmerston North’s Richard Burt as three of the teams competing at the Meremere water course sprint bowl (21 February). 501 views

Monday, 25 January 2010
11:45AM
Minnell takes surprise win in Jetsprint title chase Wanganui’s Leighton and Kellie Minnell have taken the overall lead in the Suzuki Super boat category of the Jetpro Jetsprint series having set fastest time at the second round of the 2010 championship held near Featherston on Sunday. 599 views



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