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Unless you're into model cars, you may not have heard of Conley Precision Engines. That's a shame.Why? Because they build the Stinger…Continue

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The World Series of Motorboating, the 1955 Gold Cup Race, held in Seattle, Washington. Men seated in a motor boat. The motorboat gets underway and moves through water. People watch the race. The…Continue

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By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited HistorianJack Regas, Mike Welsh, 1958 Gold Cup win.Most Unlimited hydroplane drivers start in the Limited classes and work their way up. Jack Regas started at the very top.The Livermore, California, resident was an employee of Kaiser Industries in the 1950s and worked as a…See More
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Unlimited hydroplane racing has lost another of its all-time greats. ”The Old Pro” Danny Foster of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, passed away on November 2, 2013. He was 95.By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited HistorianA two-time Gold Cup winner, Foster was to the 1940s and ’50s what Bill Muncey was to the 1960s and ’70s and what Chip…See More
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The Jack Regas Story

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited Historian

Jack Regas, Mike Welsh, 1958 Gold Cup win.

Most Unlimited hydroplane drivers start in the Limited classes and work their way up. Jack Regas started at the very top.

The Livermore, California, resident was an…

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The roars and risks, the heroes and heat of the race - a band of fans would revive the thrill of it all

By Richard Seven

Reprinted from Pacific Northwest magazine, July 22, 2001

Dust smothers the ankle-high black racing boots Bill Muncey used to wear.

In fact, the museum itself is off to the side in a South Park industrial complex of connecting warehouses full of airplane parts and electrical supplies. Even the sport, for…

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The History of Hydroplanes and Folsom Lake

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 8:42am 0 Comments

By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited Historian

Unlimited hydroplane racing returned to Folsom Lake this May 31 - June 2 2013 as part of “Big Wake Weekend” at Granite Bay in Sacramento, California. The world’s largest and fastest racing boats last appeared on Folsom Lake in 1966 and 1967. The event was known as the Sacramento Cup in those days.

The fleet of boats that showed up for those early Folsom Lake races had almost nothing in common with their modern…

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Remembering Danny Foster

Posted on November 25, 2013 at 5:22pm 0 Comments

Unlimited hydroplane racing has lost another of its all-time greats. ”The Old Pro” Danny Foster of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, passed away on November 2, 2013. He was 95.

By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited Historian

A two-time Gold Cup winner, Foster was…

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At 11:54am on November 15, 2010, Mark Douty said…
And this one...

At 11:52am on November 15, 2010, Mark Douty said…
Hey..It worked! Here's another...

At 11:51am on November 15, 2010, Mark Douty said…
I'm trying to show you a photo from Thunderboat magazine...

At 7:40am on November 12, 2010, Mark Douty said…
Actually there was 3 videos about the Unlimiteds on that British site. Have you seen these before? http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=34783
At 11:30pm on November 11, 2010, Mark Douty said…
Hi Dale. Here's a link to one of the videos I wanted to show everyone although it might not be possible if that code didn't work. Maybe I can just show everyone this link in a post. Do you think it's OK? http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=64568
At 10:26am on November 9, 2010, Jim Wallace said…
Just renewed my museum membership and will post more photos taken over the years.
 
 
 

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