Jimmy Shane leads first qualifying session at HomeStreet Bank Cup in Seattle
SEATTLE — Jimmy Shane and the Miss HomeStreet turned in the fastest speed during the first qualifying session for the 2022 HomeStreet Bank Cup in Seattle, the season’s fourth stop in the H1 Unlimited Racing Series. Shane, 36, of San Antonio, Texas, circled the Lake Washington racecourse at an average of 153.539 mph.
The second fastest speed for the day was by Dave Villwock in Miss Beacon Plumbing at 151.076 mph. His boat flipped during the race last weekend in the Tri-Cities, Washington, and was repaired in time to compete in Seattle. The other qualifying speeds today were 148.594 mph by Jeff Bernard in Miss Goodman Real Estate, 144.589 mph by J. Michael Kelly in Boitano Homes, and 143.512 mph by Jamie Nilsen in Miss The Old Cannery Furniture Warehouse.
Qualifying will continue tomorrow with another session and the boats will also compete in a new match-race format.
Tickets to tomorrow’s action on Lake Washington are still available at Seafair.com. If also can watch the action on a live stream broadcast on the H1 Unlimited YouTube Channel. You can find a link at H1Unlimited.com.