Shootout! New Records, And American Ethanol Takes Top Gun With 193 MPH Run

American Ethanol climbed the ladder at the 33rd Annual Shootout this year, clinching the Top Gun trophy for the seventh year in a row. The 51-foot Mystic catamaran made five total runs across two days down the 3/4-mile race course, each one faster than the next. In the end, even American Ethanol’s first run, at 175 mph, was enough to win the trophy. In their fifth run, driver Tony Battiato and throttleman John Cosker hit 193 mph.

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