2010 H1 Unlimited season

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2010 H1 Unlimited
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The 2010 H1 Unlimited season was the fifty fifth running of the H1 Unlimited series for unlimited hydroplane, jointly sanctioned by APBA, its governing body in North America and UIM, its international body.

The series consisted of six races.

The finale of the season was the Oryx Cup, held in Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar. The 2010 Oryx Cup was the nineteenth running of the UIM World Championship for unlimited hydroplanes.[1]

For 2010, Oh Boy! Oberto (Miss Madison) was the National High Point Team Champion, while Steve David was the National High Point Driver Champion.

Teams and drivers[edit]

  • All boats are powered by Lycoming T55 L7C, originally used in Chinook helicopters, only turbine engine currently permitted in the series.[2]
No Team Engine Driver Rounds
U-1 Indiana Oh Boy! Oberto- Miss Madison Lycoming T55 L7 Florida Steve David All
U-3 Indiana Go3 Racing Allison V-1710 Turbo Michigan Jimmy King All
U-5 Indiana Formulaboats.com Lycoming T55 L7 Washington (state) Jeff Bernard All
U-7 Indiana Graham Trucking Lycoming T55 L7 Washington (state) J. Michael Kelly All
U-9 Washington (state) Jones Racing Lycoming T55 L7 Washington (state) David Williams 4
U-13 Michigan Spirit of Detroit Lycoming T55 L7 Michigan Cal Phipps 4
U-17 Washington (state) Our Gang Racing Lycoming T55 Washington (state) Kip Brown All
U-21 Washington (state) Albert Lee Lycoming T55 Washington (state) Brian Perkins All
U-22 Pennsylvania Matrix System Automotive Finishes Lycoming T55 L7 Pennsylvania Mike Webster All
U-25 Washington (state) Superior Racing Lycoming T55 Washington (state) Ken Muscatel All
U-37 Washington (state) Schumacher Racing Lycoming T55 L7 Washington (state) JW Myers All
U-96  Qatar Spirit of Qatar Lycoming T55 L7C Washington (state) Dave Villwock All
U-100 Washington (state) Leland Racing Lycoming T55 L7 Washington (state) Greg Hopp All

Season schedule and results[edit]

Rd. Race Location Venue Date Winning boat Winning driver
1 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor's Cup (Madison Regatta) Madison, Indiana, United States Ohio River July 2–4 Oh Boy! Oberto- Miss Madison Steve David
2 APBA Gold Cup Detroit, Michigan, United States Detroit River July 9–11 Spirit of Qatar Dave Villwock
3 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup Tri-Cities, Washington, United States Columbia River July 23–25 Oh Boy! Oberto- Miss Madison Steve David
4 Albert Lee Cup at Seafair Seattle, Washington, United States Lake Washington August 6–8 Oh Boy! Oberto- Miss Madison Steve David
5 Air Guard Championship San Diego, California, United States Mission Bay September 17–19 Spirit of Qatar Dave Villwock
6 Oryx Cup – UIM World Championship Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar Doha Bay, Persian Gulf November 18–20 Spirit of Qatar Dave Villwock

National High Point Champions[edit]

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