Yamaha FX Series Riders Dominate Main Events at Mark Hahn 300
Yamaha WaveRunner racers proved again why Yamaha is the first name in professional PWC racing with wins in three top classes at the 16th Annual Mark Hahn Memorial 300 held in Lake Havasu, Arizona.
The three winning teams for Yamaha were Steve Friebe and Jerry Ham (4 Stroke N/A Open Class); Mike Neumann and Levi Sampayo (Manufacturers Stock Class); and Cassius Sanders and Cyrille Lemoine (Vet Masters Open Class).
The recently redesigned FX Series includes an all-new deck and hull well suited for open ocean and endurance racing. The new design favors stability, predictability, and comfort in choppy water conditions, all while delivering a light, nimble ride, despite its size. Powering the FX Series is the Yamaha 1.8L marine engine that comes supercharged or normally-aspirated. The Yamaha 1.8L engine is renowned for its impressive performance, reliability, and durability.
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.