The most promising weekend of the year for Jimmy King and the U-3 Hoss Mortgage Investors Too has ended with a withdrawal.
King posted a heat victory and two second place finishes — the best performance that the mechanically plagued team has mustered all year. Alas, unspecified problems have forced the team to call it a day.
“We’ve just come up with an issue that we can’t overcome right now — some gremlins that just won’t get off the boat for us," King said.
King said the team will regroup and be ready next weekend for SeaFair in Seattle.
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The WD by the U-3 bumps consolation heat winner Bryan Perkins and the U-50 onto the front row.
It also gives his trailer position to Jimmy Shane, who finished second in the consolation heat in the U-7 FormulaBoats.com II.
The final remains scheduled for 4:55 p.m.