Sacramento Boat Races!

Sam Cole, H1 Unlimited:  “We’re excited to bring the fastest boats in the world and the thrill of the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane series back to Northern California and the Capitol City.”

Last time they raced there was 1967.

Here's the newspaper clipping from the last race there, won by Billy Schumacher in the Bardahl.

H1 race set for Sacramento, CA

From Sacramento Business Journal:  The Sacramento region has landed the 2013 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Races, an event that is expected to pump millions of dollars into the economy.  Organizers and business and community leaders are scheduled to announce at a news conference Monday at 10 a.m. that the boat racing event will be held May 31-June 2, 2013 on Folsom Lake in Granite Bay.