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Started Oct 3, 2012
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…Continue
By Danny O'Neil
Reprinted from The Seattle Times, August 8, 1999
What Ted Jones lacked in formal education, he compensated for with an unwavering belief he could build the world's fastest boat.
He showed his son, Ron, the blueprints.
"If something happens to me," he told Ron, "this can take care of the family."
Instead, the boat took care of a whole city.
Anchor Jensen built the Slo-mo-shun IV, and Stan Sayres owned it. But Jones designed it…Continue
By Georg N. Meyers
Reprinted from The Seattle Times, August 6, 1973
It was the greatest unlimited-hydroplane race nobody ever saw.
If it had been a baseball game, you would have gone home with a raincheck.
It looked like a scene from a Hitchcock movie — eerie shapes…Continue