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Racing: What does the future hold

posted Wed, 08/15/2012 - 2:12pm

Speed, money, politics, powerful people and engines—from its beginning at the turn of the century, powerboat racing has careened on a rollercoaster ride of international prominence. Today, the sport continues under the direction of the Union Internationale Motonautique. From its seat in Monaco, the governing body intends to play a significant role in racing’s future.

SSCC students will give hydroplane a make-over -

posted Sun, 06/10/2012 - 11:31pm in Scoop.It - Hydroracer

SSCC students will give hydroplane a make-overWestseattleherald.com37 hydroplane currently housed at the college in West Seattle is owned by legendary Billy Schumacher (“Billy the Kid”), the former unlimited champion driver who won 17 races from 1967-1976,...


The newly-painted and refinished boat will carry the South Seattle Community College name and logo on its side, as it competes throughout the U.S. and in Qatar during the 2012 racing season.

Hydroplane racing returns to Coeur d'Alene - Flathead Publishing Group

posted Sun, 06/10/2012 - 11:24pm in Scoop.It - Hydroracer

Shawn Gust

Four decades later

Shawn Gust / Hagadone News Network Doug Miller, event chairman for the upcoming Coeur d'Alene Diamond Cup Regatta this Labor Day weekend, inspects a detail on the 1968 Miss Budweiser hydroplane on July 1, 2010 after the boat was housed at the resort's boat shop. Miller's efforts have helped bring racing back to Lake Coeur d'Alene.


Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2012 10:07 am


Title Sponsor Re-Ups For Madison Regatta - Newsroom - Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

posted Wed, 06/06/2012 - 11:07am in Scoop.It - Hydroracer

June 6, 2012


News Release


MADISON, Ind. - Madison Regatta Incorporated is announcing today the signing of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., as Title Sponsor for the 2012 Madison Regatta to be held on the Ohio River in Historic Madison, July 6th-8th, 2012.



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