2012 H1 Unlimited season

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2012 H1 Unlimited
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The 2012 H1 Unlimited season is the fifty seventh 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 season will begin in July with the Lucas Oil Indiana Governor's Cup (Madison Regatta), held in Madison, Indiana, United States.

The finale of the season will be in November with the Oryx Cup, held in Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar. The 2012 Oryx Cup will be the 21st running of the UIM World Championship for unlimited hydroplanes.[1]

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 Owner Driver Rounds
U-1 Washington (state) Spirit of Qatar Washington (state) Marine Technologies-Erick Ellstrom Washington (state) Dave Villwock All
U-5 Indiana Graham Trucking Indiana Precision Performance Engineering Inc.-Ted Porter Maryland Jimmy Shane All
U-6 Indiana Oh Boy! Oberto- Miss Madison Indiana City of Madison, IN Florida Steve David All
U-9 Washington (state) Jones Racing Washington (state) Jones Racing-Mike & Lori Jones Washington (state) Jon Zimmerman All
U-11 Washington (state) Peters & May Washington (state) Unlimited Racing Group-JW Myers, Scott Raney & Shannon Raney Washington (state) JW Myers All
U-37 Washington (state) Schumacher Racing Washington (state) Schumacher Racing-Billy Schumacher Washington (state) J. Michael Kelly All
U-13 Michigan Tubby's Grilled Submarine Sandwiches Michigan Unlimiteds Detroit-Dave Bartush Michigan Cal Phipps TBA (DET confirmed)
U-17 Washington (state) Miss Red Dot Washington (state) Our Gang Racing, LLC-Nate Brown Washington (state) Kip Brown All
U-18 Washington (state) Bucket List Racing Washington (state) Kelly Stocklin Washington (state) Kelly Stocklin TBA-New in 2012
U-21 Washington (state) Albert Lee Appliance Washington (state) Go Fast, Turn Left Racing-Greg & Brian O'Farrell Washington (state) Brian Perkins All
U-22 Pennsylvania Great Scott! pres. Matrix System Automotive Finishes Pennsylvania Webster Racing-Mike Webster Pennsylvania Mike Webster All
U-25 Washington (state) Superior Racing Washington (state) Superior Racing-Ken Muscatel Washington (state) Ken Muscatel All
U-57 Washington (state) Formulaboats.com Washington (state) Evans Brothers Racing-Mark & Mitch Evans Washington (state) Mark Evans All
U-88 Washington (state) Degree Men Washington (state) USA Racing-Matt & Debbie Gregory Virginia Scott Liddycoat All
U-100 Washington (state) Leland Unlimited Washington (state) Leland Unlimited-Fred Leland 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 6–8 Spirit of Qatar Dave Villwock
2 APBA Gold Cup Detroit, Michigan, United States Detroit River July 13–15 Spirit of Qatar Dave Villwock
3 Lamb Weston Columbia Cup Tri-Cities, Washington, United States Columbia River July 27–29 Graham Trucking Jimmy Shane
4 Albert Lee Cup at Seafair Seattle, Washington, United States Lake Washington Aug 3–5 Oh Boy! Oberto - Miss Madison Steve David
5 Air Guard Championship San Diego, California, United States Mission Bay Sept 14–16 Oh Boy! Oberto - Miss Madison Steve David
6 Oryx Cup – UIM World Championship Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar Doha Bay, Persian Gulf Nov 8–10 Graham Trucking Jimmy Shane


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