Tim Seebold won the annual Formula One season opener in Laughlin, Nev., for second consecutive time. (Photo courtesy P.R.O.P.)

Tim Seebold won the annual Formula One season opener in Laughlin, Nev., for second consecutive time. (Photo courtesy P.R.O.P.)



LAUGHLIN, Nev. — Driving the No. 16 Bud Light Racing Team tunnel boat, Tim Seebold took first place at Laughlin River Day, the first stop on
the Laughlin Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour Presented by Bud Light. The win was Seebold's second consecutive victory at the Lauglin season opener.

Rough conditions persisted throughout the 40-lap Formula One final and caused two restarts. The first restart was on lap 6 after Greg Foster flipped his boat. The second restart occurred on lap 12 after Carlos Kuri barrel-rolled his boat.

After each restart, Terry Rinker took the lead held it for most of the race until falling back mechanical problems. Tim Seebold, who ran second most of the race, moved to first position and won his ninth career Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour race.

Todd Beckman finished second and Max Toler finished third. Rounding out the
top five was John Jensen and Alden Thornton.

The Laughlin River Days Formula One race will be televised on ESPN2 on
Sunday, July 1 at 7:30 PM (EDT).

Next stop on the 2001 Laughlin Formula One P.R.O.P. Tour Presented by Bud
Light is the Dobson Heavy Haul Bay City River Roar at Bay City, Mich. on
June 23-24.

Laughlin River Days Formula One Results:
























































































PositionDriverBoat No.
1Tim Seebold16
2Todd Beckman2
3Max Toler91
4John Jensen29
5Alden Thornton18
6Wyatt Nelson8
7Todd Bowden34
8Terry Rinker10
9John Lane48
10Jimmy Ablott82
11Mike Seebold11
12Carlos Kuri19
13Greg Foster53
14Jason Campbell5 
15Chris Fairchild62
16John Marles3

Remaining P.R.O.P. Tour Schedule










































DateVenueEvent
June 23-24Bay City, Mich.Dobson Heavy Haul Bay City River Roar
July 13-15DetroitSpirit of Detroit Thunderfestival
July 21-22Saskatoon, CanadaGreat Northern River Roar
July 27-29Tri-Cities, Wash.Tri-Cities Water Follies
September 2-3Windsor, Colo.Roar of the Rockies
September 14-16San DiegoSan Diego Bayfair
October 6-7Cypress Gardens, Fla.Miracle Toyota Formula One Shootout

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