U-37
Lap 1 156.910
Lap 2 157.287

Course now closed for Friday

U-5
Lap 1 155.854
Lap 2 156.128
Lap 3 157.218


Video of the new U-6 on the water in Evansville & interview with Steve David after the run

Thanks Mike Fetscher & Kirk Duncan!

Go to: HydroInsider.com videos

Top times after Friday's time trials:
Source: ABRA website

U-1 FormulaBoats.com 156.842# (Six laps)
U-3 Master Tire 142.174# (Two laps)
U-5 FormualBoats.com 156.365# (Six laps)
U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto 146.905# (Nine laps)
U-10 Miss Ahern Rentals Equipment Service 147.631# (12 laps -13 unofficially)
U-13 Spirit of Detroit 145.451# (Seven laps)
U-16 Miss Elam Ellstrom Plus 161.127* (Four laps)
U-37 Miss Beacon Plumbing 151.579 (Seven laps)
*New Evansville course restrictor record; # Upped average during second session; @ Did not run during morning session






From Kirk Duncan

U-1
Lap 1 150.473
Lap 2 150.791

U-10 David Bryant
Lap 1 142.625
Lap 2 143.417
Lap 3 145.857 (10 laps down)
Lap 4 145.628
Lap 5 148.886 (missed buoy on front stretch coming out of turn 2)
Lap 6 147.601

* Lap 5 does not count, so he still needs 2 laps to be qualified as a driver

U-6 times

Lap 1 145.539
Lap 2 146.729
Lap 3 146.905

From Mike Fetscher: Steve was hugging lane 1 real tight. The boat still seems a little loose, but seems to be getting dialed in.

U-3
Lap 1 142.174
Lap 2 134.366

U-13
Lap 1 144.604
Lap 2 144.834

Afternoon session best times:
U-37 150.663
U-6 146.249
U-10 147.631
U-1 156.842
U-5 156.365

Some impressive times for the Formula Boats team.

Best time for this session: 156.365 for U-5 Jeff Bernard in 3rd lap... 156.842 for U-1 Mike Allen in first lap.

All 10 boats are now in the pits.

Unofficial speeds for the first session
Source: ABRA

U-1 FormulaBoats.com 155.149
U-5 FormulaBoats.com 153.754
U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto 140.419
U-10 Miss Ahern Rentals Equipment Rentals 140.696
U-13 Spirit of Detroit 142.766
U-16 Miss Ellstrom Elam Plus 161.127
U-37 Miss Beacon Plumbing 151.579

Details at ABRAHydroplanes.com

Steve David on the course in the U-6 for the first time.

Lap 1 124.386
Lap 2 136.219
Lap 3 140.419

It's getting a little windier and choppier on the water.

Thanks Mike Fetscher for the updates!

Photo from WEHT Patriot Cam - LINK: Patriot Cam refreshes every 7 seconds

Dave Villwock ran one incredibly hot lap Friday morning, clocking a 161.167. ABRA calls that a "Modern day speed record"

David Bryant Will be making laps towards his driver qualification.

Lap 1 ---133.786
Lap 2 ---138.714
Lap 3 ---140.696

Bryant looked very smooth!

Jean Theoret U-37 clocks in at 151