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.
While it is great to win, our goal is to have fun and to compete in the sport.
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.
In The Barn
Leonard Miller, Team Crew Chief, reports that a few boats are being retired and new ones added.
New boats for What’s up Doc? Team
2018 NBRA Racing Schedule
- May 18 – 20 Tunks, Alexandria, LA
- June 8 – 10 Clarkesville, AR
- June 29 – July 1 Grove, OK
- July 27 – 29 Centralia, IL
- August 17 – 19 Clarksville, AR (Long Course Nationals)
- September 7 – 9 Jacksonville, IL (Short Course Nationals)
- September 21 – 23 Pineville, AR
- September 28 – 3 Washington
- TBD Washington
- TBD Washington
June 29, 30 and July 1, 2018
Rick Miller inducted into ABPA Hall of Fame
Jan 15, 2017 – 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.
Braxton Miller wins fourth Championship
Aug 11, 2017 – 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.
Braxton Miller-fifth NBRA High Point Driver
Nov 9, 2017 – Braxton Miller will pick up his fifth National Boat Racing Association High Point Driver of the Year this Saturday (Nov. 11th) in Clarksville, Ar. He was unable to compete in two races this year because of injuries, but still came up on top in the over high point. Braxton is to under go additional surgeries this year to improve his hip. He has had two surgeries and a broken arm as a result of both football and boat accident. We hope he will be ready for the 2018 race season.
Rick Miller – APBA Propeller Magazine, October 2016
Braxton Miller wins the ABBA Winter Nationals in the 400 mod hydro class.