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Peter McGrath - Maritimo Offshore Driver



Peter McGrath - Driver

Date Of Birth5th January 1956
Place Of BirthAuckland, New Zealand
ResidenceGold Coast, Australia

Born in New Zealand and now living in Australia, Peter is a former car racer, and a builder of high performance engines both for drag cars and race boats. He has raced both V-hull and catamarans in Class 2, winning the New Zealand Class 1 and Class 2 Championships twice and the Australasian Class 1 title twice under the New Zealand flag in a boat named "sleepyhead". Then came the turning point in Peter's Class 1

Peter McGrath - Driver
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racing career, he went from being not only crew chief but to pairing with Bill Barry-Cotter as driver in the 4th round of the 2002 World Championship Series being held in Oslo Norway. They walked away from this race with a second place and from here the pair of them never looked back.

Peter spent the 2004 season as throttleman for Chris Parsonage in Negotiator and also competed in the 2004 Australian Class 1 Championship

UIM Class 1 World Offshore Championship Results

3rd UIM World Offshore Championship 2002
1st Doha Qatar 2002
2nd Oslo Norway 2002
3rd Izmir Turkey 2002
3rd Dubai UAE 2002
3rd UIM Class 1 World Offshore Championship 2003
3rd European Championships 2003
2nd Middle East Championships 2003

Australian Offshore Powerboat Championship Results

1999 AOPC Champions
2001 AOPC Champions
2004 AOPC Champions
2005 AOPC Champions

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