Jimmy Shane Tops Qualifying in Detroit

Friday afternoon, Jimmy Shane, driving his two-race-old, U-1 Miss HomeStreet H1 Unlimited hydroplane, qualified on top of the leader board on the six boat field during the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Gold Cup on Friday. Shane’s speed was a 162.256 […]

Roar of H1 Hydros To Make Race Boat Music in Motown

The Detroit region has a place and experience for everyone. It is home to several world-class museums, one of the world’s finest symphonies, is home to five professional sports, is filled with state parks, and thousands of inland lakes.

Long […]

H1 Unlimited “Prop” Quiz Week 8: Jimmy King

For the 2018 season, we’re going to have some fun and try to stump our drivers, owners and crew chiefs with a “Prop Quiz”, designed to find out who has the most hydroplane trivia dancing around in their brain!

We will […]

Tate Wins 3rd of 2018 at Seafair as Phipps Flips

Andrew Tate picked up his third win in four races this season with a victory in the Albert Lee Cup on Lake Washington in Seattle on Sunday.

Tate, driving the Lori and Mike Jones-owned U-9 Les Schwab Tires, physically finished second […]

KONG-TV to Air Albert Lee Appliance Cup

Andrew Tate & Jimmy Shane battle in the 2017 Albert Lee Cup at Seafair

The Albert Lee Appliance Cup and Boeing Air Show will air live on TV Sunday August 5th from […]

Tate Scorches the Competition in Tri-Cities

Andrew Tate (Walled Lake, Mich.), driving the U-9 Les Schwab Tires, was never threatened in the winner-take-all final of the HAPO Columbia Cup, held in 100+ degree heat in Kennewick, WA.  His victory was his first on the […]

Shane Tops Tate in Tri-Cities Preliminary Heats

For the 27th time, Jimmy Shane, (Maple Valley, Wash. driving the U-1 Miss HomeStreet, and Andrew Tate (Walled Lake, Mich.), driver of the U-9 Les Schwab Tires, raced against each other.  And on Saturday, during the HAPO Columbia preliminary […]

Tate & Shane Expected To Continue River Rivalry In Wine Country

53rd Annual Columbia Cup hydroplane race expects to draw fans from around the country

By Owen Blauman

KENNEWICK, WA– The Tri-Cities in southeastern Washington consist of the cities of Kennewick, Richland, and Pasco and is a growing metropolitan area where […]

Button Man Is Wizard Of Riverfront

Kerry Sauley passes out buttons every year at the Madison Regatta

By Owen Blauman

If you have ever been to an unlimited hydroplane boat race, chances are you have seen fans of all ages […]

Jimmy Shane wins Indiana Governor’s Cup

Cindy Shirley, first woman crew chief wins with winning set-up

MADISON, IND. –July 8, 2018— The fans packed the shore of the Ohio River to watch history on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Cindy […]

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