Villwock on future of hydro racing overseas


With the future of the sport on the line, Villwock said the series will travel to Qatar after Seafair.Villwock said he believed taking the series overseas would ensure the future of the sport.

“Formula One legend Michael Schumacher stood on the end of the Miss Budweiser trailer down in San Diego and told me, ‘You should bring this to Europe. People will fall out of their chair when they see it,’” Villwock said. According to Villwock, the conversation got the wheels turning, and he began travelling overseas to help secure races.

“Maybe we’re competing in the wrong pond here,” he said. “We’ve got NASCAR, basketball, football, ladies’ basketball. Over there they have Formula One and soccer. I think it’s something that will appeal to them.”

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