Million Dollar Run revs up

The Million Dollar Run speedboat race, on Easter Monday sure has revved up people’s excitement in speedboat racing.

All roads will lead to Kaibo from early morning for the races presented by Ugland Offshore Racing and The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Gold sponsors include CayCompass.com; Cayman 27; Red Stripe; JACOB & Co. Watches; Gatorade and Hershey’s. Vampt Motors will present the Ford Flashback Tent on Race Day. Rivals Dale Crighton and Andreas Ugland Sr. will return to the water this year in their crafts.

Ugland won the race in 2004 and has been major competition in the water since the race’s inception. As owner of the globally-acclaimed Ugland Offshore Racing Team, he has raced some of the finest offshore racing boats in the world and alongside some of the biggest names.

This time he will once again hit the waves in his monstrous 44-foot Nordcapp V-hull with twin Seatek engines. The boat boasts 1,500 horsepower.

Times are available at www.mdr.ky, by tuning into the official radio stations Vibe 98.9 FM and Spin 94.9 FM.