February 17th, 2019
A note from your Race Director.
Thank you to ALL the Personal Watercraft Racers for your years of support. I've enjoyed running Great Lakes Watercross since 2004. In that time, I've met and made many good friends, it really is a family for me. Developing this Race Series over the last 16 years has been a GREAT learning experience.
Having said that, I leave with a big smile in my heart knowing that This has created some wonderful memories for many of the Racers and their families who have participated over the years. I am now moving on to other endeavors but will continue to race as much as I can.
Great Lakes Watercross is now in new hands. I would like to introduce you to Justin Treder, he's from the Milwaukee area. He's been racing MX for 15 years and the last 3 years he's been racing Jet Skis. Justin and his crew will now be taking Great Lakes Watercross into the future, continuing our great Midwest tour.
Justin’s Immediate goals are working on bring in more youth racing to the series along with expanding the opportunities for current racers. Look for him to be conducting 4 to 5 double round racing events this summer. Justin’s scheduled will be out shortly so keep your eyes on the website.
I would like to thank some of our past sponsors for all their help in making Great Lakes Watercross what it is today. Thank you to Rod Hall of Rods Ride on Power Sports, John Zigler of Watcon.com, the Ratti family at Pro Rider Magazine, Skat-Trak and Twangled.
Of course a huge thank you to all the people who staffed the events over almost 2 decades. They put in the hours to make racing happen safely.
I must also thank a few of those who have gave Unselfishly of their time over the years, Jessica Wiebisek, Steve King, Paul "EB" Summers, Mike Waspi and Jaymi Bohat.
Sincerely, Scott Hyke.