Madison will use the "Hughes Plan" for 2008 again this year. There will be a final heat of four boats on the front line and two trailers. With 11 boats expected, Fred Farley reports a breakdown of 4, 4 and 3 for the prelims.

VIDEO: Predator is the second Assasin hull, now rebuilt using a 27 litre Rolls Royce Merlin V12 engine.