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.
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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.
This weekend will see the 54th running of the Bayfair race at Mission Bay in San Diego, the contest between six of the world’s fastest race boats will decide the 2019 national championship for the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series. John MooreJohn raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s. He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010. He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction. He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World. www.powerboatracingworld.com/
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.