OPA-LOCKA, Fla. – Cigarette Racing Team has brought boat racer and former Fountain Powerboats design engineer Ben Robertson on board, the company reported in a recent statement.
“While over the years, we have invested in our physical plant and technology, bringing Ben on board now represents our commitment to investing in people to continue to improve the quality of our product and take Cigarette to the next level,” stated Skip Braver, Cigarette Racing Team president and CEO.
Robertson, a three-time inductee into the APBA Hall of Champions, will be involved in the engineering and testing of Cigarettes and also with the development of pending new product introductions.
“This is a big move for me!” said Robertson, “Reggie and I have known each other for 35 years, but I was ready for a change. It’s exciting to be leaving an industry leader and going to an industry giant.”