H1 Unlimited launches mobile app

A fan’s “hydroplane heartbeat”

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     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.”

          Complete information and details about the app and all its features are available on the H1 Unlimited website.

With an extended weekend schedule to accomodate television coverage, several officiating calls, a near blow-over

in the final, the U-9 Jones Racing team wins the re-run of the final heat at their hometown racecourse.



The H1 Unlimited Series Awards Banquet celebrating the 2018 season is set for Saturday, October 13 in the Tri-Cities.

More details to come as specific plans are firmed up.


Date                    Event                                                                  Location                       Winner

June 1                    Spring Training/Testing Session                                  Tri-Cities, Wash.                                         ----

June 22-24            Guntersville Lake Hydrofest                                        Guntersville, Ala.               U-9 Delta RealTrac - Andrew Tate

July 6-8                 Midwest Tube Mills Indiana Governor’s Cup                Madison, Ind.                     U-1 Miss HomeStreet Bank - Jimmy Shane
July 27-29             HAPO Columbia Cup                                                    Kennewick, Wash.              U-9 Les Schwab Tires - Andrew Tate
Aug. 3-5                Albert Lee Cup at Seafair                                            Seattle, Wash.                    U-9 Les Schwab Tires - Andrew Tate
Aug. 24-26           Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Gold Cup                        Detroit, Mich.                     U-9 Delta RealTrac - Andrew Tate
Sept. 14-16           HomeStreet Bank Bayfair                                           San Diego, Calif.

Monthly Meeting of the UNLIMITED NewsJournal/Unlimiteds Unanimous

       Next Meeting:  Sunday Sept 9th  2:00 pm

     Renton Library/downtown  -  Meeting Room  

                 click on library photo for link to directions

 2018  H1 Unlimited Fleet

Andrew Tate wins the 102nd running of the A.P.B.A Gold Cup.

Andrew Tate drove the U-9 Delta Realtrac to victory on the Detroit river. With the victory, Tate becomes the first son of a Gold Cup winner to win the prestigious trophy for himself. His father, Mark Tate, won the Gold Cup in 1991 and 1994.

We will have more details in the October issue of the Unlimited NewsJournal.


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.”

Andrew Tate and the U-9 Les Schwab Tire follow up their Tri-Cities victory

with a win at the Seafair Albert Lee Cup on Lake Washington

Next up on the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Series  

HomeStreet Bank Bayfair on Mission Bay, San Diego  ~ September 14-16