Patterson Sneezing Powders is a fictitious company featured in the original Hydro Thunder. It sponsors racing events held at Thunder Park, as sponsor signs of it are seen on the track.
- It is named after Scott Patterson, who was a member of the original game's development team.
- A sneezing powder is a group of powders or powder-like substances that induces sneezing. Sneezing powders are commonly used for playing pranks on people.
- Patterson is also the name of the company that created Banshee's Fire-Splitter engine.