Kip Brown finishes fourth at Big Wake Weekend

June 11, 2013

Competing in the 95 Spirit of Qatar hydroplane, local driver Kip Brown, of Preston, took fourth at Sacramento’s Big Wake Weekend.

After a weekend in which the team struggled to find speed, Brown earned just enough preliminary points to make it to the finals.

By Greg Farrar Local hydroplane driver Kip Brown returns to the pits in the 5-litre class E-1 Peters & May after winning his last race of the day at the 2012 Tastin’ N Racin’ regatta on Lake Sammamish.

By Greg Farrar
Local hydroplane driver Kip Brown returns to the pits in the 5-litre class E-1 Peters & May after winning his last race of the day at the 2012 Tastin’ N Racin’ regatta on Lake Sammamish.

The 95 Spirit of Qatar placed fourth out of seven teams at the June 1 event on Folsom Lake.

The team will now head back to Preston to get the boat ready for competition in Madison, Ind., in July.

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