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In years past, the Unlimited Racing Commission used to produce a Media Guide each year that served as a reference for the sport’s records. A record book like that hasn’t been produced for many years, but now an updated version is available ... for free.
Water Follies Board of Directors Votes to Cancel 55th Annual Columbia Cup
Tri-Cities would move through the phases described in the Safe Start Washington plan, and there could be an event in September.
“Unfortunately, with Governor Inslee extending the pause on the phased approach to reopening at least until July 28th, and with the Tri-Cities area stuck in a modified phase 1, there is no way the Columbia Cup can happen. We are looking into a potential “drive-in” air show for 2020, and we working with the Benton Franklin Health Department on the requirements to make that happen,” says Kathy Powell, event director.
As always, Tri-City Water Follies would like to thank all of our fans, volunteers, sponsors, partners, teams, and vendors for their support and flexibility during this difficult time. We look forward to being back and better than ever in 2021!
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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact us all... the sport, the fans, the volunteers, our sponsors, and the cities that support H1 racing. The staff at the UNLIMITED NewsJournal encourages all our readers to follow the recommendations of health professionals, maintain social distancing, be safe at work, and in your personal life.
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Twelve HydroSim drivers have been selected by H1 Unlimited teams to represent their virtual racing teams. Drivers race virtual replicas of H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes on digital replicas of H1 Unlimited’s greatest courses. Each E-League race will follow the traditional H1 Unlimited racing format and drivers will accumulate points throughout the season in pursuit of the H1 Unlimited E-League Championship. Each season will be conducted during the H1 Unlimited offseason with dates to be announced.
The E-League races will be conducted on the HydroSim racing software developed by Scott Przybylski
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KENNEWICK, July 20, 2020 – The Tri-City Water Follies Board of Directors has voted this evening to cancel the 55th Annual Columbia Cup. They are extremely disappointed that there will be no boat racing in 2020, but are exploring options for an air show that is safe and possible within the guidelines of Safe Start Washington.
The Water Follies Board of Directors voted in June to postpone the Columbia Cup. Their hope was that the
H1 UNLIMITED RACING SERIES LOOKING AHEAD TO 2021
The 2020 H1 Unlimited E-League
racing season is underway.
For all the details, click hereH1 Unlimited E-League
(2020 racing season cancelled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic)