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Crackerbox

Crackerbox

Crackerbox ("P") is one of the oldest Inboard Runabout classes, distinguished by the 2-person team of driver and rider seated side by side at the rear of the hull. A powerful modified engine, mounted amidships, powers these sprinting flatbottom hulls in impressively competitive races.

Crackerbox Specifications

Minimum Length:15' 6
Minimum Weight:1250 lbs.
Engine:Small block V-8 automotive based, hot rod innards, carburetion or fuel injection allowed
Fuel:Methanol 'alcohol' or racing gasoline per APBA specs
Approximate Speed:

Crackerbox High Point Winners

YearDriver/OwnerRacesPoints
2019BRIAN SCHMELTZ122046
2018JULIAN RUCKI152631
2017JULIAN RUCKI112253
2016EDDIE SOLIS111730
2015MICHAEL SCHATZ152720
2014JOHN CANFIELD5935
2013JOHN CANFIELD152603
2012EDDIE SOLIS71435
2011EDDIE SOLIS101840
2010AMY OTTINGER152945
2009ROBERT ARNOLD152848
2007EDDIE SOLIS152905
2007STEVE TUSTISON152978
2006ROBERT ARNOLD152678
2005GARLAND PRIVITT152870
2004JAMES MATTHEW152898
2003THOMAS SAMPSON152975
2002JOHN FAY153050

Crackerbox National Champions

YearDriver/Owner
2018BLAKE STUMP
2017JOHN CANFIELD
2016EDDIE SOLIS
2015CHARLES DOIDGE
2014JOHN CANFIELD
2013CHARLES DOIDGE
2012EDDIE SOLIS
2011EDDIE SOLIS
2009THOMAS SAMPSON
2008THOMAS SAMPSON
2007STEVE TUSTISON
2006STEVE TUSTISON
2005STEVE TUSTISON
2004STEVE TUSTISON
2003DANIEL DOIDGE
2002JOHN FAY

Crackerbox Records

RecordSiteDriver/OwnerSpeed
5 mile / 3 laps
WORLD
May 8, 1982
Oroville, CA
Rick Wimer
Rick Wimer
88.279
5 mile / 4 laps
WORLD
Jul 10, 2011
Olympia, WA
R. Scott Schatz
Eddie Solis
85.462
1/4 mile
APBA
Mar 16, 2013
Oroville, CA
Scott Schatz
Ed Solis
95.194