UHL Gold Cup Finals

Congratulations to Brian Montgomery and the U-23 Sum Mo' Records, winner of the Unlimited Hydroplane Racing League's on-line Gold Cup finals.

VIDEO: Mapping the Tri-Cities course with GPS Buoys

Scuba divers positioned each buoy by dropping weights with styrofoam blocks attached to the end. Each buoy is equipped with GPS to keep the race course the same for each driver.

U-50 driver Brian Perkins wins UL heat

Brian Perkins, driver of the U-50 Spirit of the Navy, was in his Unlimited Light hydroplane ride this weekend and took 1st place in Heat 1C in the ULHRA event on Flathead Lake in Montana.

Kip Brown scheduled to drive the U-17 Red Dot at Tri-Cities next weekend, took a 2nd place in his first UL heat.

Saturday ULHRA Winners

  • Heat 1A: UL-72 Miss Boat Electric (Kayleigh Perkins)
  • Heat 1B: UL-15 Ratcliff & Barce Associates presents Graham Trucking GT - Happy Go Lucky (Jerry Hopp)
  • Heat 1C: UL-40 King & Bunny's Appliances (Brian Perkins)

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VIDEO: 2007 Detroit Gold Cup Heat 3A

Jimmy King in the U-3 Chrysler Jeep and Steve David in the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison went deck-to-deck for two straight heat races in Detroit in 2007 for some of the best racing of the modern era.

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PHOTO: 1960 Gale V in Stan Sayres pits

From the Seattle Municipal Archives Photograph Collection, a picture of the Gale V on the crane in the Stan Sayres Pits in 1960.