Leland Unlimited has announced the appointment of Brandon Dupleich as crew chief of the U100 race team. Dupleich joined the team during the 2013 season along with driver David Warren and has been involved in boat racing at several levels for six years. Dupleich and Warren worked together in the Grand [...]
By Fred Farley - H1 Unlimited Historian Since 1966, the Tri-Cities of Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington, has been a mainstay on the Unlimited hydroplane calendar. From Day-One, the Tri-Cities race has set the standard for a well-organized aquatic festival that brings credit and prestige both to the sport and to the community [...]
Reprinted from the Madison Courier – Ole Bardahl, one of the most successful owners in Unlimited hydroplane history, was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame in Detroit on Wednesday. Bardahl, who died in 1989 at the age of 87, joined six others in being inducted into the prestigious institution, [...]
Schumacher racing has confirmed that the 37 will be at Bayfair in San Diego and Scott Liddycoat will do the driving. Liddycoat was the 2011 H1 Rookie of the Year driving Ted Porter’s 7 Valken and won the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship in Doha, Qatar that season. He has [...]
Congratulations to Chip Hanauer! On Sunday Chip will be inducted into the Washington State Sports Hall of Fame, joining other hydro racing legends Billy Schumacher, Bill Muncey and Stan Sayres. Hanauer is in good company. Joining him as new inductees are former NBA standout Detlef Shrempf and “Mr Mariner” Alvin [...]
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