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

D Hydro

D Hydro

What's Up Doc Racing will be getting our repaired D hydro next week from Jason Dirksen at Constantine, MI.

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Braxton Wins at Franklin, PA

Braxton Wins at Franklin, PA

Racing in the Northeast:The What's up Doc? Race team had smooth sailing while racing at the APBA's Northeast Divisionals in Franklin, PA. Braxton Miller won 3 Divisional race, in the 400mh,350mh and the 500mh classes. On Sunday, he won 3 more races and...

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A-C Stock Hydro, Scout

A-C Stock Hydro, Scout

Our A-C Stock Hydro, Scout, has been retired for two years. We replaced part of the bottom so Braxton can drive it at Lake Kincaid at the famous seafood restaurant event. Another boat, White Knuckles, will be used by Braxton in the A class. This boat in a...

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Clarksville, 2019

Clarksville, 2019

May 5-6, Clarksville, AR. Nearly perfect water condition at Lake Ludwig.This was the first NBRA race of the 2019 season for the What's Up Doc? Race team. It was full of spills and thrills. Rick started it off with four first place wins in the A Hydro...

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Jessup, 2019

Jessup, 2019

Race team ventured to the Deep South to compete in APBA's Winter Nationals at Jessup, GA.  A large  group made the trip including Tony Anderson and his brother Terry. Regular team members, Charley Holman, John Ruff, Len Miller and drivers Braxton and Rick...

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Warm days get us out to the boat barn

Warm days get us out to the boat barn

The winter is releasing its grip on Oklahoma with some warm days that gets us out in the boat barn. We ordered a laydown D hydro from Jason Dirkson who has built most of our newer boats. There are only a few boats that are participating in the laydown form in stock...

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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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