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Over 80 hydro fans showed up at the Hydroplane Museum last night to watch H1 Unlimited’s live stream of the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship. The crowd enjoyed a festive party atmosphere and some great racing. As has become our tradition, a fantastic homemade breakfast of eggs, bacon, French toast and sausage patties was prepared by Ken and Denise Strong with help from Mike…Continue
Added by David D. Williams on November 19, 2011 at 12:48pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Hydroplane Museum on November 2, 2011 at 9:36pm — 1 Comment
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