MADISON, Ind. -- A blowover upstaged the qualifying heats Saturday at the Madison (Ind.) Regatta unlimited hydroplane race.
Jean Theoret of Maple Grove, Quebec, driver of the U-37 Miss Bello's Pizza, is in stable but guarded condition according to Dr. Edward Sauris of King's Daughters' Hospital.
Theoret was the first-place boat in elimination heat 1B when the accident occurred. J Michael Kelly in the U-7 Graham Trucking was awarded the victory in the elimination heat.
Defending Madison Regatta champion Jeff Bernard in the U-5 Formulaboats.com and Dave Villwock in the U-16 Miss Elam Plus won the other two elimination heats in Saturday's other races.
The final is today.