2018 EVENT SCHEDULE
The lineup of H1 unlimiteds expected for the Southern Cup:
U-1 Miss HomeStreet driven by Jimmy Shane
U-9 Delta/Realtrac-Les Schwab driven by Andrew Tate
U-11 Reliable Diamond Tool presents J & D's driven by Tom Thompson
U-21 Darrell Strong presents PayneWest Insurance driven by Brian Perkins
U-27 Greater Gadsden presents Chase Building Group driven by Cal Phipps
U-99.9 CarStar powers Miss Rock driven by rookie Aaron Salmon
440 Bucket List Racing driven by Dustin Echols
Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers sign on for title sponsorship to bring racing to the Detroit Riverfront August 24–26. The Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Association will carry on Detroit’s century-long tradition of boat racing as the Gold Cup sponsor of the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest 2018.
The August event will feature three days of on the water activity, testing Friday with racing Saturday and Sunday. The winner will grab the Gold Cup, the oldest active motorsports trophy and a coveted prize that was first contested in 1904 on the Hudson River in New York.
"We are fortunate to have the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers back as a partner for the second consecutive year to support one of the longest continuing sporting events in the city." said Event Director and Detroit Riverfront Events Inc. President Mark Weber.
June 1 Spring Training/Testing Session Tri-Cities, Wash.
June 22-24 Guntersville Lake Hydrofest Guntersville, Ala.
July 6-8 Midwest Tube Mills Indiana Governor’s Cup Madison, Ind.
July 27-29 HAPO Columbia Cup Kennewick, Wash.
Aug. 3-5 Albert Lee Cup at Seafair Seattle, Wash.
Aug. 24-26 Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Gold Cup Detroit, Mich.
Sept. 14-16 HomeStreet Bank Bayfair San Diego, Calif.
Monthly Meeting of the UNLIMITED NewsJournal/Unlimiteds Unanimous
Next Meeting: Sunday July 8th 2:00 pm
Mercer Island Library - Lg. Meeting Room
click on library photo for link to directions
The Madison Regatta and The Roostertail Music Festival event will include the GPW hydroplanes,
music festival, in addition to the H1 Unlimiteds, July 6th-8th.
The DEAL of the summer: RACING + MUSIC WRISTBAND $35.00 each
See H1 Unlimited, Grand Prix World Supercharged Hydroplanes, Saving Country Music's Artist of the Year The Turnpike Troubadours and 9 amazing acts over two nights of music and two days of the fastest boats on the planet! Get 'em while you can.
68th Midwest Tube Mills Madison Regatta Tickets
2018 H1 Unlimited Fleet
Feature video from Discovery Canada
H1 Unlimiteds with Jimmy Shane
THE LATEST NEWS
H1 Unlimited has launched its new free mobile device application “H1 Unlimited” for Apple and Android. The new app is designed to connect hydroplane fans to the racing action with up-to-the-minute race updates and information during the 2018 H1 Hydroplane Racing Series.
“This app will become a fan’s hydroplane heartbeat,” said Charlie Grooms, H1 Unlimited vice chairman. “It will be constantly up-dated from our events, so that a fan watching on the beach or half-way around the world has access to up-to-the-minute information.”
It is time to go racing, the 2018 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series is here.
The season kicks off June 22-24 with the Hydrofest Southern Cup from Guntersville Lake, AL.
The H1 teams arrive mid-week, with Friday testing and qualifying on Guntersville Lake. Racing starts Saturday with preliminary heats and continues Sunday with the winner-take-all final scheduled for 5:00 pm Sunday afternoon. For the complete event schedule, ticket prices, viewing options, and more, go to Guntersville Lake Hydrofest.
Hydro-News on facebook, and many of the individual team's social media platforms.
H1 Unlimited launches mobile app
A fan’s “hydroplane heartbeat”
The mobile app was designed for H1 by Walt Ottenad, who oversees onboard cameras, and other multi-media efforts for H1. “I’m excited to provide fans with this important tool to follow the sport,” said Ottenad. “The H1 app will provide fans an easier way to follow the sport and view results, team information, venue schedules, a large library of videos, and live streaming from the events.”
Key features of the app include:
* Race site information and schedules * Driver/team stats and historical results
* Entry lists and spotter guides * Social hub for drivers, teams, and race venues
* 2018 race results and National High Points tracker * Photos, live streaming video, and over 3,100 video clips
* Event schedules and boat/driver appearances
The free app is available in the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Store. Just search for “H1 Unlimited.”
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