After several months of negotiating, Grand Prix America Hydroplane Racing Series and Seattle’s Seafair have announced that they have inked a three-year agreement where Seafair will host North America’s premier supercharged piston-powered hydroplanes on Lake Washington.
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Kentucky’s fourth-largest city, Owensboro, nestled on a scenic bend of the Ohio River in Western Kentucky will host Grand Prix America automotive-powered hydroplane racing this summer after an absence of 40 years.
J. Michael Kelly, driver of the U-12 “Graham Trucking” Unlimited Hydroplane closed the books on the 2019 season with his 3rd victory of the year, during the year at the 55th running of the HomeStreet Bank Cup at Bayfair on Mission Bay in San Diego.
Jimmy Shane, clinched his 6th H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series national championship after his qualifying performance and winning the preliminary heat gave him enough points for the title on Mission Bay.
Jimmy Shane, driver of the 'Miss HomeStreet' race boat, and J. Michael Kelly, driver of the 'Graham Trucking', will go head to head during the 54th running of the HomeStreet Bank at Bayfair race, September 13-15 on Mission Bay in San Diego.
In one of the most confusing Seafair races in recent memory, fans were surprised that the celebrated win by Jimmy Shane of Maple Valley, Washington was stripped after the race.
Veteran unlimited hydroplane driver Jimmy Shane, from Maple Valley, Wash. was top qualifier at the first three races this season, and added another pole to his scorecard today at the HomeStreet Bank Cup hydroplane race on the 2-mile Lake Washington course.
Seafair, an icon of summer in Seattle, celebrating their 69th year of hosting an unlimited hydroplane race on Lake Washington, are expecting several thousand race fans to the shores of Lake Washington for this weekend’s HomeStreet Bank Cup.