PHOTOS: Meet C. Michael Kelly, J. Michael Kelly's newborn son



Video Interview with new Mom and Dad will be posted on HydroInsider.com shortly.


U-16: Needs major electrical work overnight

"Tri-City Herald reports a long night for the Elam team after the afternoon testing session. "We have melted muck in the cockpit. The boat is powerless.," Erick Ellstrom told the Herald.

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TRI-CITY HERALD

Dash for Cash - Steve David U-1 wins

The Dash for Cash was live on KNDU-TV and streaming on HydroInsider.com

Dash for Cash - Results
1. U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison - Steve David
2. U-7 Graham Trucking - J. Michael Kelly
3. U-5 FormulaBoats.com - Jeff Bernard
4. U-48 Albert Lee - Brian Perkins

Quotes from the pits

"We try to keep an ace in our socks in case we need one." - Dave Villwock, U-16

"Darn near perfect water conditions." - Jeff Bernard

"Boat felt great. We let it rip." - J. Michael Kelly, U-7

"I'm going for rookie of the year this year." - JW Myers, U-37 (who's already won rookie of the year in the past)

"I own the boat, why not take it out for a spin?" - Nate Brown, U-17

"I think there's more (speed) there." - Steve David, U-1

PHOTOS: Tri-Cities Friday, 3





PHOTOS: Tri-Cities Friday, 2




PHOTOS: Tri-Cities Friday, 1





Dash for Cash

U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto-Steve David
U-5 Formulaboats.com-Jeff Bernard
U-7 Graham Trucking-J Michael Kelly
U-48 Miss Albert Lee-Brian Perkins

Live on KNDU-TV and HydroInsider.com during the 5pm PT newscast

Final Friday Qualifying Results

  1. U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto
    Steve David
    161.957
  2. U-16 Ellstrom Elam Plus
    Dave Villwock
    160.367
  3. U-17 West Pasco Family Dental
    Nate Brown
    157.667
  4. U-5 FormulaBoats.com
    Jeff Bernard
    155.89
  5. U-3 Grandview on the Lake
    Jimmy King
    152.219
  6. U-48 Whirlpool Presents Albert Lee
    Brian Perkins
    144.624

Jean Theoret

Jean is in the Tri-Cities in the U-37 area. The back of his T shirt says "Pain is weakness leaving the body."

Villwock takes over top qualifier spot - updated: fuel flow violation

U16...162.279

Scratch that... fuel flow violation

PHOTOS: Fri PM

Fri PM Photos

U-37 speeds

U37...157.944

JW Myers is qualified as a driver for TC race.

U-5 speed

U5...155.890

U1 times

U1...161.928. Top speed of 161.957 holds from earlier.

More qualifying this afternoon.

U16 speeds

U16...160.367 (earlier speed was during testing and not official qualifying speed).

U1 stll top quaifier so far @ 162.957.

U17, U5, U48, U7 speeds

U17...157.667
U5...154.522
U48...142.832
U7...159.742

KONA Radio in Tri-Cities

KONA is broadcasting all day today with qualifying... And streaming. Great job KONA.

Qualifying speeds

Fast water today...

U16...165.687
U1...161.957

Friday qualifying

I have business meetings until late Friday. Check the ABRA website for timings etc.

Back in full force tonight.

Don't forget live stream for Dash for Cash at 5pm PT!