Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, July 7, 2017 – It is now official, Yannick Léger returns for
Good to the Hydro 350 class, at least for the next three years. He who should have been a simple backup driver for the Octane Stratégies race team has acquired the H32 , It’s Life with all its equipment which was the property of Stanislas Dorais in 2017.
“I started to regret having sold my equipment to Richard St-Vincent last summer, “commented a smiling Yannick Léger. “When Sylvain Dorais was named Judge I consulted with my wife Isabelle and we decided to take the leap. ”
Léger entered into a partnership with the Valleyfield Regatta Organization to retain the PBH 2012 hull that had been partially rebuilt at the Auld-Henderson workshops in 2016.
Yannick Léger will drive the famous blue boat with the same colors until the end of this season. He will then rename the boat Supernova in 2018 and it will remain as such till 2020. The team is looking to have some exceptional performances by the end of the season to help them to find a new sponsor to replace the public relations firm Octane Stratégies that supported Sylvain Dorais during his 7 seasons on the hydroplane circuit.
Remember that Léger has an impressive track record having finished three times in the top 3 in the Hydro 350 class Championship in 2013, 2014 and 2016, in addition to receiving Team of the Year Award voted by the members of the league and awarded at the 2014 Gala.
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Picture : Yannick Léger with Stanislas Dorais when the equipment was sold.