Owner/Driver: Patrick Obed

Designer: Lauterbatch

Location: Alton, NH

Boat History:

Original J class hull built in 1972 by Henry & Larry Lauterbach. Later the boat was converted to GP class.

Length/ Beam: 21′ /  9′

Motor: Chevrolet 478 cu. in. | Dart Big M block | Callies crank | CP custom pistons | Crane roller cam | Merlin aluminum heads | 671 blower with Hillborne Bugcatcher Hat running methanol fuel | 4 stage dry-sump | 1200 HP

Power Transfer: Casale gearbox with 46% overdrive through Record 12 x 21

Years raced / History:

1973-76 Scorpio Tony Piazza
1977-82 Crazy Horse Billy Patterson
1985-04 East West Express Peter Knight
2004-2019 Midnight Miss Graham Coddington
2019-Current Midnight Miss Patrick Obed

1973 USA National Champion
2004-2006-2010 Australian National Champion