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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.
Monthly Meeting of the UNLIMITED NewsJournal/Unlimiteds Unanimous
Next Meeting: Sunday June 10th 2:00 pm
Kingsgate/N. Kirkland Library - Conf. Room
click on library photo for link to directions
The event will be live-streamed on the Internet by the Water Follies broadcast partner, local TV affiliate SWX Right Now-Sports (KNDU-TV)
on its website www.swxrightnow.com
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
The lineup of confirmed hydros for the 2018 Spring testing session:
U-1 HomeStreet Bank/Miss Madison, 440 Bucket List Racing,
URG U-11 Reliable Diamond Tool presents J & D's, Jones Racing U-9 Les Schwab Tires.
Also confirmed to join the H1 unlimiteds on the Columbia River June 1st:
Two vintage unlimiteds from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum, the 1957 U-77 Miss Wahoo and 1958 U-40 Miss Bardahl along with one of the Grand Prix World class hydros,
the GP-20 Blown Income Racing.
2018 H1 Unlimited Fleet
Feature video from Discovery Canada
H1 Unlimiteds with Jimmy Shane
THE LATEST NEWS
Fast approaching is the first sign of the 2018 H1 Unlimited season.
Make plans to attend the annual H1 Spring Testing session, hosted by the
Tri-City Water Follies - Columbia Park, in Kennewick, WA. 9:00 am Friday, June 1st
2018 EVENT SCHEDULE
Ticket Available @ Guntersville Lake Hydrofest
The first race of the H1 season, June 22-24 in Guntersville, AL.
Tickets On Sale Now!
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.