While it is great to win, our goal is to have fun and to compete in the sport.

 

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What’s Up Doc Racing Team

Our racing team is from Grove, OK., and we participate in outboard boat racing throughout the midwest. The  team has over 70 years of combined hydroplane boat racing experience.

 

Rick Miller – Driver/Sponsor

Rick started racing at age 14. After 38 years, he has compiled one of best records in the history of the sport. In APBA (American Power Boat Association), he was the winner of two Bob Gollor Awards (high point) and is a five time Hall of Championship inductee. Rick holds both the 3/4 and 1 mile completion 400 Mod Hydro record in APBA. He has won the High Point Driver of the Year in the National Boat Racing Association (NBRA). During his racing career he has a record of 86 National Championship wins (10 in 2016) in AOF (American Outboard Federation), APBA and NBRA, which are the most wins of any driver in the sport. Rick is a practicing dentist with Grove Dental Associates.

Braxton Miller – Driver

Braxton, driving since the age of 10, is an upcoming star in the sport of outboard racing. In APBA, he broke a speed record in the J hydro class and has won several Winter National races. He finished 2nd in the “D” hydro at the APBA National Championship in 2015 at Wakefield, Mi. At the age of 18, he has won the National Boat Racing Association’s National High Point of the year four times. He has won 35 championships both national and North American championship races. Presently, he is attending the Aeronautical school at Tulsa Tech in Jenks, OK.

Leonard Miller – Crew Chief

Leonard is a retired driver with four APBA championship wins and five AOF championship wins. A past president of AOF and life time member of both NBRA and AOF. He is responsible for race preparation for 13 motors and 10 boats.

Charley Holman – Crew Member

Charley is from Branson, Mo. and has been helping in the pits with the set up and break down of the race equipment. He was a active racer for many years and a member of the Mercury High Performance team.

2017 Racing Schedule

May 5 – 7 Ozark, AR
May 19 – 21 Tunks, Alexandria, LA
June 9 – 11 Clarkesville, AR
July 14 – 16 Pineville (Short Course Nationals)
August 4 – 8 Centralia, IL (Long Course Nationals)
August 18 – 20 Grove, OK
September 8 – 10 Jacksonville, IL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grove OK

Thunder on Wolf Creek
August 18-20

Tunks, Alexandria, LA

May 19-21

Clarksville, AR

June 9 – 11

Jacksonville, IL

September 8 – 10

Centralia, IL

August 4-8

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Braxton Miller continues his winning ways

Braxton Miller continued his winning ways by Capturing the APBA’s National Championship Modified 350 hydroplane class at Consantine, MI. The hydroplane reaches 70mph with a 350cc modified Japanese Yamato racing engine. Over 325 entries competed in 11 classes at the Modified Nationals. Braxton finish 2nd in the 500 hydroplane against 22 drivers from all over the US. Braxton won two out of four heats and had the fastest heat time out of the 22 contestants. Winner of the race was a Unlimited Hydroplane driver, J Michael Kelly, often considered the best driver in the sport.

Braxton Miller wins fourth Championship this year

Braxton Miller continue to add to his impressive resume by winning his fourth Championship this year at the National Boat Racing Association’s Long Course National Championship at Lake Raccoon, Centralia, Il. This is  his fourth National win this year, with two APBA’s Winter Nationals at Tabor City, NC., the United States Title Series OS-Y 400 at Depue, Il., and the C Mod. Hydro class at Centralia. He is the overall high point leader in NBRA and leads in points in the 400 Mod Hydro in the American Power Boat Association. Braxton will compete at the Thunder on Wolf Creek hydroplane races August 19-20 at Wolf Creek Park, Grove, Ok. He is a student at the Tulsa Tech in the A and P school in Jenks, Ok.

Huntington, Indiana

What’s Up Doc Racing Team had a great weekend in Huntington, Indiana this past weekend. Braxton won the North American Championship in the 400 Mod Hydro. He and I were battling hard in the above photo. I finished 3rd. The team finished with 2 1sts, 3- 2nds and a 3rd. Thanks to our crew Len Miller John Ruff and Charley Holman for all their hard work.

Rick Miller inducted into ABPA Hall of Fame

A huge thank you to my What’s Up Doc Racing team for all the help to enable me to be inducted into the APBA Hall of Champions for the 5th time. Thank you to my family for letting me race and have fun at what I love doing. Thank you to my dad Leonard Miller for your hard work. I am truly blessed.

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We , OBRA, will receive $1500 for our races from First National Bank. We will buy a big screen TV to be given away on Saturday the 19th of August. $1,000 will be used to provide prize money in the 4
largest classes. Paid out $100-75-50 for the 3 places. C Stock class will have $600 drawing to honor Mark Monkres. The Tow money will be $6,000.
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Brent Malone of the Grove Tourism Bureau wants to make Grove the Boat Racing Capital of the US. Presently we host NBRA Hydro races, SDA drag boat races and. A a big boat Shoot Out. Other group he would like to pursue is the Unlimited Hydro races, F1 group and USTS. Numbers are important, filling motels and bring race fans are also important. We enjoy a long boat racing history with Grove as the up coming August 18-19-20 race is our 19th year. Please support our races. ... See MoreSee Less

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OBRA (Oklahoma Boat Racing Association)We are all looking for sponsorship money, more boats, more race fans and those that bring people to the sponsor's door will be the winner next year.

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The OBRA would like to welcome Patrick Kane our newest Novice driver and his family to our great sport. Also like to thank Doc Miller for helping them get started. Also a few pics from Clarksville AR race this past weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

The OBRA would like to welcome Patrick Kane our newest Novice driver and his family to our great sport. Also like to thank Doc Miller for helping them get started. Also a few pics from Clarksville AR race this past weekend.

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Denny DeaverFun!! Does anyone know how to get ahold of the family that had the Fun Boat Store ??

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Sylvie Logvenoff KaneThank you very much! Patrick had a blast and cannot wait for the next race! Thank you very much to What's up Doc team for your support, help and making Patrick's first race an amazing experience! We also cannot forget all racers and pit crew members who offered novice engines and kind words for Patrick's effort!

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Rick Miller – APBA Propeller Magazine, October 2016

Braxton Miller wins the ABBA Winter Nationals in the 400 mod hydro class.

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