H1 2016 Mobile App

For 2016, H1 Unlimited will connect with our fans and partners in a way we have never attempted: via a FREE web app that will allow us to supply more information quicker than ever before directly to your mobile device. We plan on publishing race results, video links, photos, schedule changes and other timely info that will impact your enjoyment of our events, involving you more immediately in the excitement that is H1 Unlimited.

In addition, the app will be EXTREMELY simple to share with friends, family, co-workers or anyone that you’d like to share your love of with H1 Unlimited racing with! When you hit the “SHARE” button, you’ll be able to send the app using any method your mobile device allows, such as text message, email or even QR code! Make sure you share the app as much as possible to get everyone involved!

The H1 2016 app will work on Apple or Android phones and tablets and is free to download and to use. It will be updated in real time from each race site so you will have race results within minutes of the end of each heat. When we get spectacular video from our onboard cameras, we’ll post clips right away. If our schedule changes, you’ll know it as soon as we do.

For full directions and information to install
 the H1 2016 Mobile App.
click here  >>>  H1 Mobile App

Lineup for the Madison Regatta Looks To Be Set

Barring any last minute additions, the eight H1 Unlimiteds for Madison:

U-1 HomeStreet Bank, U-5 Graham Trucking,
U-7 Porter Racing, U-9 Bello's Pizza presents Realtrac Performance ERP, U-11 Peters & May, U-21 PayneWest Insurance, U-27 Dalton Industries/Wiggins Racing, and the Carstar powered U-99.9.

In addition to the unlimiteds, there will also be the Grand National class (GNH) and
National Mod. (NM) class hydroplane action throughout the weekend.

All H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes will begin testing on the Ohio River in Madison on Friday, July 1.  Preliminary heat racing will take place on Saturday and Sunday with the final winner take all championship on Sunday.


Live Video Streaming, New H1 App Ready For H1 Season Opener at Madison

With the MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino and Resort set to kick off the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane season (July 1-3), H1 Chairman Steve David not only made it official Go Live Sports Cast will live video stream the race on Saturday (July 2) and Sunday (July 3), he also announced the new H1 2016 app is now in "Race Mode".

“The H1 app is now your landing page, giving you a heads-up on all H1, team events, and displays as we get ready to race,” said Steve David. “The Madison race schedule is available on the bottom bar of the app, so you know when to be watching, and we will be posting heat assignments, race results and points tracking once we start racing.

“Now with the return of Go Live Sports Cast to video stream the race, we have H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing and information at the touch of a button on almost all of your personal communication and social media platforms.”

While the H1 2016 app is new, Go Live Sports Cast will return for its second year of H1 video streaming.


U-9 Bello's Pizza presents Realtrac Performance ERP

U-9 Jones Racing is proud to announce they will be racing at the Madison Regatta as the famous Bello's Pizza presents Realtrac Performance ERP. The U-9 team is excited to partner with the Delta Research group, a leader in gearbox and transmission technology.

Delta Gear manufactures complex gearing for: Turbine Engine, Helicopter Drivetrain Systems and Fixed Wing Actuation for Aerospace companies throughout North America, Europe and Asia for commercial passenger jets and defense aircraft. Delta Gear products can be found worldwide in aircraft ranging from military cargo planes, attack helicopter gunships to large commercial passenger aircraft and business jets.


Team Porter Signs Jeff Bernard to Pilot the U-7

Team Porter Racing has signed Jeff Bernard to pilot the U-7 for the 2016 season. The addition of the U-7 and Bernard gives the MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino and Resort (July 1-3) an eight boat H1 Unlimited Hydroplane field.

Team Porter already has one boat committed for the 2016 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane season. The U-5 Graham Trucking piloted by Kelly. The U-7 sponsor is still to be determined.

The U-7 number will begin the season on the U-57 hull and most likely move to the T5 hull as the T6 boat is brought back into the race schedule as the U-5.
See this link for the complete press release on the H1 Unlimited website


H1 Unlimited Gold Club

New for the 2016 season is the EXCLUSIVE H1 Unlimited “Gold Club”

With your $100 H1 Gold Club membership, you get the following benefits:

  • Exclusive Gold Club polo
  • Gold Club embroidered hat
  • Collectible Gold Club Card with a lanyard.
  • Cold pit access to every event of the H1 Unlimited circuit   *does not include event admission
  • Exclusive small group session with either a driver/crew chief/ official/owner at each event.
for the H1 Unlimited Gold Club go to this link >>Gold Club


DiJulio Sponsorship Moves to the U-27 for the NW Races

The Miss DiJulio Racing Team, LLC., consisting of co owners Christopher DiJulio and his cousin Brian DiJulio, are pleased to announce that they have contracted with Wiggins Hydroplane, LLC., to be their Title Sponsor for the two H1 Unlimited races in Washington State, which is Tri-Cities HAPO Columbia Cup, and Seafair in Seattle, Wa.

Centurion Racing Will Run in 2016

At the 2016 H1 Unlimited Season Preview, hosted by the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum Saturday June 11th, Jay Leckrone owner of the U-14 Centurion Racing Team, (2015 U-12 Miss DiJulio) announced they would run in 2016. They plan to race at Tri-Cities, Seattle, Detroit, and possibly San Diego. David Warren returns as their driver for the upcoming season. Sponsors for the season are currently being sought.


A name synonymous with the legacy of Fred Leland and Leland Racing returns for 2016. The U-99.9 CARSTAR Presents MISS ROCK is coming this summer to the H1 circuit. The Puget Sound NW CARSTAR dealers are back with Leland Unlimited and teaming up with KISW. The local northwest radio station is celebrating their 45th anniversary and bringing the trademark MISS ROCK colors back. Stacy Briseno, Kevin Eacret and the core group at Leland Racing are excited to be a part of the tradition. Preparation is underway at the race shop transforming the boat into the U-99.9 and getting ready for the season opener in Madison, July 1-3.


Darrell Strong and Payne West Insurance On Board U-21 and add an associate sponsor for Madison, the Off Broadway Tap Room

Driver Brian Perkins will be at the Off Broadway Tap Room in Madison, Thursday June 30th drawing winning numbers for free event tickets and cold pit passes.

 Go Fast Turn Left Racing announced a partnership with Darrell Strong and Payne West Insurance as U-21 title sponsors for the 2016 MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup and HAPO Columbia Cup.   Making the announcement at the Go Fast Turn Left shop in Maple Valley, Washington, owner Greg O’Farrell said “We’re delighted to have Darrell and Payne West Insurance join the U-21 team for the first two races of the 2016 H1 Unlimited season and looking forward to a great partnership!” Strong, a long-time race team sponsor in previous Columbia Cup events, said “I’m excited with the opportunity to have our organization represented by a first-rate team and can’t wait for the season opener in Madison!”  see more ...


Review of the 2015 H1 Unlimited season by David Cormier

  This video was shown at the H1 Unlimited Banquet at the Pacific Science Center on Feb. 20, 2016.

2015 Go3 Racing Team Highlights
from Mike Fetscher/Go3 Racing


         The Video Vault is a private Group, on the H.A.R.M. web site, that provides Museum members access to hundreds of hours of hydroplane video footage. Some of the footage is very rare, not seen in public for decades. Here is how you can join!

                                                                                BOOSTER CLUB

The 1975 “Winged Wonder” U-25 Pay ‘N Pak is privately owned by Ken Muscatel and being restored at the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum by Mike Hanson, Jere Heiser and Museum volunteers.  The Pak will be back, running soon!  Join the Pay ‘N Pak Booster Club to help the Museum bring the Legacy of Innovation of the Pay ‘N Pak to the fans. More...

                                     JOIN THE PAY ‘N PAK BOOSTER CLUB 

A reminder to all our long time loyal readers and our new visitors just finding out out about the UNLIMITED NewsJournal. You can print out a copy of any and each issue as they are released.

To print out a copy of any month of the NewsJournal, simply go the UNJ Archives tab at the top of the website page, click on the issue you want to print, and download the issue you want to your computer. From there you can either print directly using your own printer or save the pdf download and have it printed at your local copy center. whichever is more convenient for you.

We took the NewsJournal online to be able to provide you with even more exclusive content, color
photos, videos, links to more content and news from the sport of unlimited hydroplane racing.
We do realize that some of you still like to print out a copy and that is why we have each issue
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