Wednesday was great for Steve David and the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto team. Oberto learned its appeal of losing the San Diego Bayfair race in September was upheld by a committee assigned to hear the appeal.
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Dave Villwock cranked out the top qualifying time of the day at Bayfair in San Diego, guiding the U-1 Spirit of Qatar 96 to a time of 162.118 mph, which topped Steve David in the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto (157.98) by nearly five seconds.
Bayfair in San Diego runs Sept. 14-16, with 11 teams scheduled to appear. Driver Steve David and the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto will head into the event leading Dave Villwock and the U-1 Spirit of Qatar by 193 points in the H1 Unlimited Series high points championship chase.
Dave Villwock overcame a rough Columbia River and a swimming dog to be the fastest qualifier at the Lamb Weston Columbia Cup on Friday.
Meet the home team, Tri-City hydroplane fans. They're the U-57 Formulaboats.com/Tire Factory boys, and for the first time in decades an unlimited hydroplane's home port is in eastern Washington. In this case, it's Chelan, where brothers Mark and Mitch Evans, and business partner John Walcker come...
More trash talking: Steve David, driver of the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto, said earlier this week that the way his boat -- and the way the U-1 Spirit of Qatar -- is running, records could be set.
Even with the 88 Degree Men boat flipping July 15 on the Detroit River, Matt Gregory likes his team’s chances this weekend at the Lamb Weston Columbia Cup.
DETROIT -- Dave Villwock rocketed to his 10th APBA Gold Cup victory on a treacherous Detroit River late Sunday afternoon despite almost crashing near the Detroit Yacht Club and tearing apart the rear stabilizing wing on his U-1 Spirit of Qatar 96 unlimited hydroplane.
DETROIT Jon Zimmerman of Maple Valley might struggle to make today's final of the 103rd running of the APBA Gold Cup on the Detroit River, but he won't leave anything on the table attempting to make the six-man field.