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American Powerboat Association

Team AMSOIL achieves their Thirteenth Consecutive Victory

In APR Superleague Competition

At The Roar of Thunder in Rising Sun, Indiana


Team AMSOIL driver Terry Rinker has been virtually unbeatable in the APR Superleage Series for the past three years. Carrying the checkered flag from the second race of 2011 to his latest victory in Rising Sun, Indiana the Team AMSOIL Driver has displayed a dominating performance matched only by the products he represents.  “Motor failures are present in all forms of racing. It is no doubt that the product that we represent and use in our boats have enabled us to avoid failures and permitted us to pull of such an impressive string of victories.” stated Rinker.




Finishing on the podium for the second time this season Team AMSOIL Driver Ashton Rinker battled through the loss of his power trim in the boat to finish third in the weekends final event. The podium finish earned Ashton valuable points towards the Series Championship. Ashton is currently second in the point’s race and with one race remaining is within reach of the Superleague Series Championship.

Team AMSOIL Claims 4 National Championship honors at the

American Powerboat Association

Outboard Performance Craft National Championships



The Annual Labor Day weekend event held in Kankakee Illinois brought racers from all parts of the country to compete for a coveted National Championship in their desired class. AMSOIL driver Terry Rinker was successful in grabbing the checkered flag in the Modified Unlimited (Mod-U), Formula 1, SST-200, and SST-120 classes leading every lap of their final event and establishing a new record for most wins in different classes at the National Championship event. Terry was also able to bring home the First Runner-Up position in the Formula 150 event.



Team AMSOIL driver Terry Rinker put an exclamation point on the teams 2013 racing season by being  victorious in 4 classes at the 2013 APBA, OPC National Championship races this past Labor Day weekend.

Competing for Team AMSOIL, drivers Ashton & Rob Rinker were also successful at reaching the podium. Ashton Rinker battled deck to deck with his father Terry during the qualifying process and finished Third in final race of the SST-120 class.

Team AMSOIL Driver Rob Rinker stepped up to the Formula 1 class for the third time this year and earned a third place finish in the Formula 1 final event.




“The season has been a great one for me along with my team mates and Sons, Ashton and Rob Rinker. We cannot thank AMSOIL enough for their support and allowing us to showcase their products on a championship level. I would also like to thank my Crew Chief, James Chambers, and crew members Ken McGinnis, Jamie Sullivan, Max Beekman, Katie Williams, Melissa Mestre and especially my wife Susy for good luck she gives me before every race. Without all of your help, our desire to compete and WIN would not be possible.”

The US Formula 1 Powerboat Tour held a day of demonstration and exhibition runs on Lake Hernando on January 4, 2014