The world champion of sailing Darren Nicholson is travelling the World to pursue his new passion, and the passion of racing 1000hp powerboats.
Nicholson believes that coast of Newcastle is spectacular and it is as good as he has competed in many other places.
Newcastle is the hometown of the sailor, and with this move, he is displaying his love for his hometown. Adorning his team of offshore race boat (222) and truck with Supercars and Newcastle under an agreement signed by organizers of V8 series.
The 40-foot twin-hull boat and the truck will travel the east coast up and down. Part of the reason for that is Nicholson for the Offshore Superboat Championship races in the six rounds of this year, concluding in Newcastle on the weekend of Supercars on November 25 and 26.
About the details mentioned above Nicholson said “He is getting familiar with the promotion of Newcastle. It will be all over the place at Bathurst, the Sydney Boat Show, and many other places.”
The truck and boat will be at the fun day of Supercars in Foreshore Park. Here the residents of Hunter can buy the tickets for the event at a discounted price, also meet the drivers and have a look over some of the attractive race cars.
Nicholson has won the series of Superboat in 2013. And he has raced in many countries and cities like Mumbai, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and China, he says, the Superboats and Supercars would show the best of the Newcastle.
He said, “As far as the promotion of Newcastle is concerned, then showing off the city and aerial view of beaches and the city is a great honor, the place is as good as any other places, where I have raced”.