Guntersville Lake HydroFest officials today announced that Guntersville will be the site of the 2022 APBA Gold Cup – the oldest motorsports trophy in the world and the one every Unlimited driver and team wants to win.
HydroFest officials said that seven Unlimiteds have confirmed to be in Guntersville racing for the Gold Cup:
U-1 Miss Madison, Inc. – Jimmy Shane
U-8 Strong Racing – J. Michael Kelly
U-9 Strong Racing – Corey Peabody
U-11 Unlimited Racing Group – Jamie Nilsen
U-12 Graham Trucking – Andrew Tate
U-40 Bucket List Racing – Dave Villwock
U-91 Miss Madison, Inc. – Jeff Bernard
Three other teams have registered for the upcoming season – U-3 Go3 Racing, U-21 Go Fast Turn Left Racing and the 440 Bucket List Racing.
Race officials are hoping for at least one other team to appear to bring the lineup to eight boats.
The GPA has confirmed 10 teams to race for the Southern National Championship, with the possibility of two additional boats, HydroFest officials announced.
The Pro-Lite’s will also bring 10-12 boats as well according to officials. The Pro-Lites are 5 liter hydros, or also known as E-350’s.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Roy Duby driving the Miss U.S. to the world speed record in 1962, Jay Armstrong is bringing his U-36 Miss U.S. IV, with Mark Weber in the driver’s seat.
The APBA Gold Cup at the 2022 Guntersville Lake HydroFest is scheduled for June 25-26. Tickets go on sale April 1, 2022.