We're racing through history!
The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing.
Great progress is being made by the 1973 Pay 'n Pak restoration crew. If you haven't down to the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum, it worth the trip to drop in and view the progress in person. In addition to checking out the Winged Wonder, there is plenty of other great vintage hydroplanes and exhibits to experience.
Racing champion George Henley joined other legends, such as Gar Wood and Dean Chenoweth, Chip Hanauer, Bill Muncey and Gar Wood, in the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum Hall of Champions in ceremonies held on July 30, 2015 Bellevue's Meydenbaurer Center.
The Video Vault is a private Group, on our web site, that provides Museum members access to hundreds of hours of hydroplane video footage. Some of the footage is very rare, not seen in public for decades. Here is how you can join!
Buck Thornton was the driver of the Aronow Unlimited in this photo published on Aug. 1, 1982.
By Joanne A. Fishman
Reprinted from The New York Times, June 28, 1981
For 17 years, Don Aronow has been the biggest kid on the block. And why not? It's…Continue
By Fred Farley – APBA UNLIMITED HISTORIAN
The late Marion Cooper of Louisville, Kentucky, was inducted into the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame, on October 24, 2015, in ceremonies at Owensboro, Kentucky.