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 Miller, Driver

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 Miller

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.

Leonard Miller

Crew Chief

Leonard Miller

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 Holman

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.

John Ruff

Crew Member

John Ruff

A important part of our race team is John Ruff. John is our Swiss Army knife, wearing many hats. John has begun to announce for NBRA adding his many years of experience in outboard racing. For our race team he drives the motor coach and he loves to cook. Guess what, our team loves to eat. Thanks John.

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

In The Barn

2019 NBRA Tentative Racing Schedule

April 4-5-6-7 Jesup, GA.
May 3-4-5 Clarksville, AR.
June 19-23 Constantine, MI
July 6-7 Springfield OH.
July 20-21 Danville, Il.
July 25-28 Depue, Il.
August 9-11 Grove, OK.
August 24-25 Dayton, OH.
August 29-31 Clarksville, AR
Sept. 13-14-15 Jacksonville, Il.
Sept. 28-29 Alexander, KY

Racing Dates – Click red event numbers.

Thunder On Wolf Creek – August 9-11, 2019

Racing News

End of 2019 Racing Season

End of 2019 Racing Season

It’s fitting to end the race season with a photo of Braxton Miller testing his Y80 very early in the year. For those who may not know, testing is one the most important activities in the sport of boat racing. Most of us failed to do enough of it. The Y80 was build in...

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Braxton sets new world record

Braxton sets new world record

Braxton Miller sets new world record for surveyed one mile course,  driving a B Stock Hydro. Photo (LR):  Leonard Miller, John Ruff, Charlie Holman, and Braxton Miller.

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2019 Thunder On Wolf Creek

2019 Thunder On Wolf Creek

Rick won the B hydro today (Sunday Aug 11) and helped put the stuff away as we shut down the David Kane Thunder on Wolf Creek Race this afternoon. Oh, yes, Braxton won all 5 of his races today. Flawless.

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Braxton is National Champ in D Stock Hydro

Braxton is National Champ in D Stock Hydro

What's up Doc Race team finished a big week of racing. We started at Danville, Il. Where we had lots of heat with temps of over 95 degrees and big winds. We had a good weekend as the wind died but the heat continued and most of us jump in for a cooling...

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Braxton Miller Finished Strong

Braxton Miller Finished Strong

Braxton Miller finished strong at the APBA Mod. National Championship with 2nd place finish in three classes; 350 hydro, 400 hydro and C Mod. Runabout. His goal is to be the high point driver in both APBA and NBRA.

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Where It All Began

Rick Miller – APBA Propeller Magazine, October 2016

Braxton Miller wins 400 mod hydro class at APBA Winter Nationals.

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Tunks, Alexandria LA – May 18-20, 2018

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