Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, April 2, 2019. – Ghislain Marcoux, will be back on the Hydroplane Racing League circuit for the 2019 season aboard the H-79, owned by Mike Grendell.
The boat and its success!
The H-350 class hydroplane was built in 2016 by Henderson workshops. The H-79 powered by a 350 Chevy engine was the winner at the 80th anniversary of the Regates de Valleyfield last year.
The boat driven by Douglas Rapp was ranked second with 33 points behind Kent Henderson following an unfortunate accident in Beauharnois when he lost a sponson. The team was unable to continue with the qualification heats of the last weekend in the championship.
Ghislain Marcoux still on the HRL circuit!
The owner of the boat, Mike Grendell is very happy to have a second talented driver to drive his boat, he said: “We are happy to have him and hopping to continue the success of the H-79. Having already driven a boat owned by Grendell, Ghislain said he feels very confident with this team. The 47-year-old said he had fully recovered from his accident in Saint-Félicien last season which gave him a severe concussion. He has no worries about his health and he feels more than ready to face his opponents.
Remember that Ghislain has previously won a Hydro 350 class championship which is why he is very excited about returning to this class! “It’s a chance to compete in such a competitive class,” he said. The H-79 team is aiming for nothing less than the championship in the 2019 season.
The Hydroplane Racing League is very happy with the return of Ghislain Marcoux this year in the Hydro 350 class. Ghislain will make this class even more competitive, mentioned Didier-Bernard Séguin, HRL director.