The Kent based Powerboat Racing Team of Jelf Racing will this weekend (2nd/3rd May) Power their way into the first round of the 2015 Powerboat GP British Racing Championships.
The team that consists of five individual drivers will battle it out at the opening round of the championship at the Lancashire GP hosted by Lancashire Powerboat Racing Club at Carr Mill Dam, St Helens.
The Jelf Racing Team consists of Brothers Colin Jelf (45, Maidstone) and Owen Jelf (49, Poole) who will compete against each other in the six round British competition and at the stand alone event for the British Sprint Championship Title.
Both former World Champions they will be looking to make a strong impact on the fleet of fellow competitors in the mighty F2 Catamarans capable of racing speeds of up to 120km/h.
Moving into his second season in the GT30 Class is Ben Jelf (14, Maidstone). The 2014 European and British GT30 champion knows that competition will be strong in the fleet. Ben will be looking to get the best lines from the start and get a good start in the competition as he aims to go for the Triple Crown of British, European and World GT30 Champion.
The team’s two junior racers will also be competing against each other as they battle it out in the GT15 Class. Ben’s Cousin George Elmore (10, Chatham) heads into his second full season racing after starting racing from the age of 9. Whilst the newest member to the team Jonathan Brewer (13, Lincoln) will be competing in his 4th season of racing but his first as part of the Jelf Racing Team. The youngster’s will be looking to capitalize on the experience from the other team members and the months of winter training as they both go in search of their first British Championship title.
Jelf Racing are proud to announce the team will once more be partnered by Peters & May, the world’s leading global boat transport company, during the forthcoming season.
The 2015 season will see Peters & May Racing support the Jelf Racing Team for the fourth consecutive year throughout British and International powerboat competition as the team aim to power forward to further glory and add more silverware to their already impressive trophy cabinet.
Jelf Racing are also proud to announce that for the 2015 season they will also be partnered by two Lincoln based Companies in; YourPrintPartner.co.uk, the UK’s fastest growing large format digital print specialist and Castlemaine Accountancy LLP experts in accounting, taxation and compliance services to a range of market sectors such as Engineering, Health, Financial, IT and Construction.
Jelf Racing Team Manager, Colin Jelf had this to say about the continuing support from Peters & May racing “In Peters & May Racing we have one of the best Powerboat Racing Sponsors in the World and good sponsors are hard to find these days. Without a doubt all the teams’ achievements over the last few years would not have been possible without the dedication and support from Peters & May Racing and with the addition of YourPrintPartner.co.uk and Castlemaine Accountancy and the rest of our sponsors hopefully the team can continue onto bigger and better things in 2015.”
He continued “The team are already gearing up for a very busy 2015 season in which we will be aiming to secure British Championship Titles in each of the 3 classes the team will be competing in, as well as representing Britain in International Competition. I would like to express our thanks on behalf of the team to Peters & May, BS Motorsport, Nauticpromo & all of our sponsors for their continued support. They make everything possible and we are committed to representing their brand’s in a professional manner and hopefully bringing home some good results!”