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Downtown Tauranga – AE Baker Cup

Ken Lupton won the 2013 AE Baker in great style. With David Alexander in Annihilator winning the first heat on the Saturday from Warwick Lupton and then Ken Lupton. Ken finishing with a broken cannard wing making for a flighty GP hydroplane as shown in the photos. This made for a great battle in the …

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Karapiro – 2nd-3rd February

The Masport Cup was held at Lake Karapiro on the 2nd and 3rd February. Ken Lupton placed second on his new hydroplane ‘Cheetah’. With a win in the first heat and a second in the second heat. Warwick Lupton placed fourth. Here’s a few images from Karapiro.                                  …


Downtown Wanganui

The weather was hot and for the KAR team hot lap on the Wanganui River went well, that was until the wind came on Sunday afternoon. Here are some shots from the weekends action   More images here at Shot360 Photography

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Mangakino Test Day

We had a really good day until we got shut down for noise! As you can see in the pictures i have posted lately we have made huge changes to the ARB boat. All i can say is that we are with the progress made, but we aren’t finished yet though we have still got …


Annihilator Race Boat – Make Over

Warwick Lupton’s radical hydroplane is getting a make over. The sponsons have been made bigger to help with the cornering and handle better in the rough water. The plan is to have the boat back on the water by the end of November 2012.  

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Rebuilding Time.

Well the off season is here and the Kiwi Annihilator Racing GP Hydroplane Team are spending a bit of time in the shed this winter, with modification being made to Annihilator Race Boats. Check back here are we hope to bring you photos of what’s happening.