Yamaha WaveRunner riders continue to reign supreme in professional PWC racing, sweeping the top three places overall while finishing first in five of the six individual classes at the 17th Annual Mark Hahn Memorial 300 held in Lake Havasu, Arizona.
The three overall winning teams for Yamaha were first-place finisher Cassius Sanders, second-place finishers Mike Klippenstein and Eric Lagopoulos, and third-place finishers Santiago Kuan and Omar Leon.
Sanders won the grueling Mark Hahn 300 with a finishing time of 6 hours, 39 minutes.
Yamaha individual class winners were:
Pro/Am 4 Open: Mike Klippenstein, Eric Lagopoulos
Manufacturers Stock: Mike Neuman, Leslie Nadeker
Vet Masters Open: Cassius Sanders
4 Stroke Stock: Troy Snyder, Dustin Farthing
Sportsman 2 Stroke SU: Hunter Dunn, Jeremy Newton, Deegan Newton
The Mark Hahn 300 is the longest personal watercraft race in the world, covering a total of 300 tough miles in 30 successive laps of a 10-mile course. There are so many variables in the event, from fuel stops, rider changes, rough water conditions, and attrition. Additionally, the race features the only true Le Mans start currently in motorsports of any type.