Power-packed racing on Lake Glenmaggie

Daryl Hamilton Memorial Trophy winner Healy-Um. Photo: Andrew Franks
Daryl Hamilton Memorial Trophy winner Healy-Um. Photo: Andrew Franks

MORE than 50 drivers entered this year's Glenmaggie Cup, which had more than 11 classes of power boats compete across the weekend.

This year's running was highlighted by the 10-year anniversary of the Daryl Hamilton Memorial Trophy. Hamilton was a Glenmaggie and District Boat Club member who was killed at a race event at St George Motorboat Club, Sydney.

Hamilton's family travelled from Yarrawonga to present the trophy to winner Healy-Um, driven by Mark Healy from the Victorian Speed Boat Club, who drove a six litre hydroplane.

The Glenmaggie Cup had a local member salute, with Darren Pennington in Wasp holding on to win in a wasp grand prix hydroplane.

It was Penington's first season competing in the grand prix hydroplane class, after success in the 1.6 hydroplane class, winning both the Victorian and Australian championships.