VIDEO: WildwoodFest 09 : Hydroplanes Racing Championship & Governor's Cup (Original Footage)

VIDEO: 1.5 and 1 Liter Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009

1.5 and 1 Liter Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

PHOTO: Peters & May logos on the U-37 for Doha


Schumacher Racing announced today they have secured Peters & May –Global Marine Logistics company as a sponsor for the inaugural Oryx Cup UIM World Championship Nov. 19-21, 2009 on Doha Bay in the Arabian Gulf.

Hydros arrival in Doha slightly delayed

"Due to heavy shipping traffic in the ports along the hydroplane's journey, the unlimiteds have a new arrival date for the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship. According to Peters & May the hydroplanes will arrive in Doha, Qatar Tuesday, November 3rd."

Official Announcement on Internet Stream for Doha

"The American Boat Racing Association (ABRA) and the Qatar Marine Sport Federation (QMSF) announced today there will be streaming video and audio from the Oryx Cup UIM World Championship November 19-21 (Thurs-Sat).

“We are working through some details with the crew we have assembled but we will have Steve Montgomery on the public address in Doha, Qatar and his accounts of the race will be broadcast over the internet at www.abrahydroplanes.com,” Sam Cole, Chairman of the ABRA said today."

New logo for Oryx Cup


Breaking...Doha Live Stream

There will be a live audio/video stream from Doha for the UIM World Championships for the Unlimiteds... details shortly.

Miami Marine Stadium: Eyesore or worth saving?

What does the Miami Marine Stadium have in common with such famous landmarks as Machu Picchu and the Old City of Jerusalem? All three have made it on the World Monument Fund's watch list for 2010 of monuments threatened by neglect or overdevelopment for 2010.

AP: Miami Marine Stadium: Eyesore or worth saving? >>

VIDEO: 5 Liter Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009

5 Liter Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Grand National Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009

Grand National Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: National Modified Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009

National Modified Hydroplane Final Wildwood 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Circus Circus Flip Tri-Cities 1993

Circus Circus Unlimited Hydroplane blowsover during the warmup before the start of heat 1A. Driver is Dave Villwock.

SUNDAY LIVE STREAMING VIDEO: HydroRacerTV @ Wildwood


Feed is up and running on Sunday. LINK >>

UPDATE: Racing is done for the day, but you can watch the races streaming on a loop or by going to ON DEMAND.

COCKPIT VIDEO/3 CAMERAS: U-37 in 2009 Tri-Cities Final by Walt Ottenad

2009 Tri-Cities: U-37 Final Heat from Walt Ottenad on Vimeo.

J.W. Myers brought the U-37 Hoss Mortgage Investors Unlimited to a podium finish at the 2009 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup

VIDEO National Mod heats at Port Deposit

National Modified Hydroplanes at Port Deposit 2009 from Michael L Pakradooni on Vimeo.

VIDEO: Miss Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Blowover 1992 Seattle

Miss Budweiser driven by Chip Hanauer flips qualifying for Seafair unlimited hydroplane race in Seattle, Aug 1, 1992. He was slightly injured but returned to racing.

VIDEO: How to drive a Unlimited Light Hydroplane

Wil Muncey Explains how to drive an Unlimited Light Hydroplane.

VIDEO: U-99.9 KISW Unlimited Hydroplane Crash 1993

KISW driven by Ken Dryden crashed after rudder cable snapped and rudder turned to hard right. Hydroplane actually became a hydrofoil for a split second before going up riding on the tip of the rudder that was turned sideways. Watch closely and you can see first diver on boat talking to Ken who is inbetween front carnard and air ram in the water after letting himself out through the top hatch underwater. Ken was slightly hurt and returned to driving.

Qatar’s F1 team gearing up for four races in China

F1 Team Qatar heads to Central Asia this week for the first two races in a hectic month’s powerboat racing in China.


PENSINSULA ONLINE: Qatar’s F1 team gearing up for four races in China >>

Kelowna.com: Canceled hydro races left several suppliers complaining about unpaid bills

One area councillors did not address in their questions to Haas was the need to vet potential event organizers. This summer, promoter Jorum Schramm cancelled his attempt to bring hydroplane races to Okanagan Lake and several suppliers complained he left a pile of unpaid bills in his wake. It turns out Schramm has a history of failed events


Kelonwa.com: Kelowna trying to shed no fun image >>

APBA Region 10 Fall Championships @ Issaquah, WA

Some images from Lake Sammamish - Region 10 Inboard Championships
Oct. 2,3,4