Hydro Racing

Hydro Racing

J. Michael Kelly: Danke, Shane, for Columbia Cup

J. Michael Kelley and U-5 Graham Trucking win the Columbia Cup after collision between Jean Theoret in the Oh Boy! Oberto and Jimmy Shane in the Miss HomeStreet Bank. Shane races on but is penalized, Theoret lets off the gas and Kelley goes from third to first for Columbia Cup victory.

Hydro Racing

David Warren finishes first heat of weekend, wins Grand Prix final

David Warren picked a great time to finish his first heat of the weekend. Every other driver in the field could have won the Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 598 & Signatory Contractors Grand Prix Hydroplane Thunder Cup final, but after a series of disqualifications, penalties and boat troubles, Warren’s GP-19 Sahara Pizza was the only hull left standing.

Hydro Racing

Andrew Tate, the young gun in H-1 Unlimited racing

At 26 years of age, Andrew Tate has a shot at becoming the new face of H-1 Unlimited hydroplane racing. The rookie driver of the U-9 Gale-Rew Construction presents Les Schwab Tire boat, both of Tate’s parents raced hydros, and his younger brother Brent started racing boats 15 years ago.

Videos

Tri-Cities Water Follies success with safety

Kennewick police Sgt. Ken Lattin talks about safety and law enforcement partnerships that helped make for a successful 2016 Water Follies with minimal incidents.
Sean Bassinger Tri-City Herald
Tri-Cities Water Follies success with safety 0:33

Tri-Cities Water Follies success with safety

Come on down to the Water Follies 0:29

Come on down to the Water Follies

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car 1:54

Dramatic video shows D.C. police rescuing man from burning car

Bao Bao flies to new home in China 1:29

Bao Bao flies to new home in China