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Hydroplane Museum's News – November 2011 Archive (1)

A Rewarding Race in Detroit

For unlimited hydro racing it was a remarkably uneventful event. Nobody got killed and the boats, most of them powered by aircraft engines, flew so low that Bill Sterett won with his Chryslers.

By Kim Chapin

Reprinted from Sports Illustrated, July 10, 1967

All that is good in the small domain of the thunderboat was demonstrated last Sunday on the Detroit River during the second annual World's Championship Race for unlimited hydroplanes.…

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Added by Hydroplane Museum on November 2, 2011 at 9:36pm — 1 Comment

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