UHRA: Anheuser-Busch continues sponsorship

UHRA: Anheuser-Busch continues sponsorship

Post by pr.. » Thu, 27 Jun 2002 23:20:36

Anheuser-Busch continues sponsorships of Unlimited Hydroplanes & Formula One
Powerboats Laughlin, Nevada.
Continues as title sponsor for Formula One Powerboats.

(Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc., announced today that
Anheuser-Busch has renewed its sponsorships of both Unlimited
Hydroplanes and the Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour for the 2002 season.
Budweiser, the world's best-selling beer brewed by Anheuser-Busch, Inc.,
will serve as the title sponsor of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane
Series for the third consecutive year. Additionally, Bud Light will
again be the presenting sponsor for the Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour while
the O'Doul's brand will support the Hydros Year-End Driver High Points
Championship Fund.

"Having Anheuser-Busch on board for another year as a major sponsor
is great news," said Bart Garbrecht, CEO of Hydro-Prop. "They have
supported Unlimited Hydroplanes for a number of years, and we look
forward to much success as we continue to build our relationship with

The Laughlin Tourism Committee, a division of the Las Vegas Convention
and Visitors Authority, has signed on for the fourth consecutive year as
the title sponsor of the Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour. Laughlin also hosted
its own event on June 1-2, the Laughlin River Days, the first race of
the Laughlin Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour Presented By Bud Light.

"We are fortunate to have Laughlin continue their role as the title
sponsor of Formula One," Garbrecht continued. "Sponsoring the entire
series and the first race of the season shows the dedication they have
for this sport. We are pleased about our deepening relationship and are
happy to have found a partner like Laughlin."

The Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series has also secured the following
sponsorships for the 2002 season: Northwest Jet Boats (Official Rescue
Boat), Plunkett & Cooney, P.C. (Official Legal Service Provider),
Data-Linc Group (Official Wireless Modem), Race Against *** and AFMIM
(Association for Minorities in Motorsports).

The Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour will also have support from Telmex and
Amsoil (Official Two-Cycle Oil) as Associate Sponsors for the 2002
season. In addition, VP Fuels (Official Fuel) will sponsor The Year-End
High Point Fund for the series, which last year produced the closest
championship points battle in the history of the Formula One P.R.O.P.

Hydro-Prop has also secured sponsorships with a number of corporations
for both the Hydros and Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour including, ESPN2,
Atlanta TeleProductions (Production Company), Racing Communications
(Official Radio), Powerboat Racing Rescue (Official Rescue Team), Yamaha
Outboards (Official Rescue Engine and Rescue Watercraft), Motor Racing
Outreach (Official Motorsports Ministry Service), Formula Fashion
(Uniform Supplier), Pure Image (National Program) and Custom Solutions
(Merchandise Supplier).

Headquartered in Lake Hamilton, Fla., Hydro-Prop combines Unlimited
Hydroplanes, the biggest, fastest racing boats in the world, with
Formula One, the most versatile, fastest accelerating and fastest
turning boats in the world. Hydro-Prop events are held throughout
North America and are the only forms of professional powerboat
racing televised on ESPN2. For more information on Hydro-Prop, visit


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