J. Michael Kelly makes it two in a row and wins the HomeStreet Bank Cup at Seafair

In yet another controversial final heat twist, with the winner taking two hours to officially be announced, J. Michael Kelly in the U-12 Graham Trucking presents Beacon Plumbing wins at Seafair.

H1 officials reviewed video after the race, rescinded calls, assessed other penalties and changed the order of finish. This all coming after trophies were awarded, much of the media gone, and the fans left for home. The complete report on the 2019 HomeStreet Bank Cup at Seafair is in the latest issue.

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Date                   Event                                                            Location                                        Winner

May 31st               H1 Spring Training/Testing Session                     Tri-Cities, Wash.                                        ---

June 28-30           Guntersville Lake Hydrofest                                 Guntersville, Ala.                 Miss HomeStreet Bank       

July 4-7                 APBA Gold Cup/Madison Regatta                        Madison, Ind.                       Miss HomeStreet Bank                             

July 26-28            HAPO Columbia Cup                                            Kennewick, Wash.                Graham Trucking

Aug. 2-4               Seafair HomeStreet Bank Cup                             Seattle, Wash.                      Graham Trucking presents Beacon Plumbing
Sept. 13-15           HomeStreet Bank Bayfair                                   San Diego, Calif.                   Graham Trucking

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Kelly wins the Columbia Cup

Driving the U-12 Graham Trucking, J. Michael Kelly grabbed the inside lane while setting up for the winner-take-all final heat, nailed the start, led the others through the first turn, and stayed there

to the end to win his second HAPO Columbia Cup in three years.

A full report on the 2019 HAPO Columbia Cup is in the September issue


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J. Michael Kelly and the

U-12 Graham Trucking team win the HomeStreet Bank San Diego Bayfair Cup

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