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Positive News for Return to Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (January 9, 2015):  H1 Unlimited is pleased to announce a co-operative agreement with a new organization, Coeur d’Alene Hydroplane Regatta, LLC, towards the staging of the Coeur d’Alene Silver Cup Unlimited Hydroplane Race on August 14, 15 and 16, 2015. In making the announcement, H1 Chairman Steve David said, "We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with this new organization made up of very influential members of the Coeur d’Alene community who are passionate about returning our sport to their beautiful locale.” David added, "There is still a lot of w

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APBA Hall of Champions Induction

U1 Oberto Beef Jerky Miss Madison driver, Jimmy Shane, will be inducted into the American Power Boat Association Hall of Champions for the 2014 season.  Induction ceremonies will be held during the APBA Hall of Champions banquet on Saturday, January 24, 2015 as a part of the APBA Annual Meetings January 21-24, 2015 at the Sheraton Detroit Metro hotel.  For more information, visit www.apba.org.

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The 1 is Back

November 22, 2014

The 1 is Back

Two main goals were set at the beginning of the 2014 season by the Oberto Beef Jerky sponsored Miss Madison team.  To win the APBA Gold Cup race in Detroit, Michigan and reclaim the #1 signifying the H1 Unlimited Season High Points title.  The Gold Cup was won in July and as of today in Doha, Qatar, Jimmy Shane and the Oberto crew accomplished the 2nd goal.The top spot in the winner-take-all final heat of the 2014 UIM World Championship Oryx Cup was won by J. Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking I by securing lane one and Jimmy drove the Oberto hydroplane to a 2nd place finish from the outsi

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Friday Racing In Doha

November 21, 2014

Friday Racing In Doha

The photo tells the story of the first day of racing in Doha for the Oberto Beef Jerky sponsored Miss Madison.  A little bit of a rough ride and success, too.  Jimmy Shane in the Oberto along with Jon Zimmerman in the U9  were a little early to the start of Heat 1B.  Jimmy had to settle for a 4th place finish in the heat.  The rough waters of Doha Bay caused some sponsor damage to the boat bringing out the repair supplies.Jimmy made a strong start in Heat 2B and held on to the lead to the win the heat.  At the end of Friday's racing, the H1 Season Points lead for the Oberto over the U1 G

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Top Qualifier at 2014 Oryx Cup!

Jimmy Shane overcame a dislodged buoy on his first qualifying run and rough water conditions on  Doha Bay Thursday afternoon to post the top qualifying speed of 143.024 mph.  J. Michael Kelly in the U1 posted the 2nd fastest speed at 142.803 mph and Jon Zimmerman took the 3rd spot on the qualifying podium at 137.158 mph. The Oberto Miss Madison hydroplane bumped their current lead in the 2014 H1 Series High Points to 852 with 4 rounds of heat racing and the final remaining in the Oryx Cup to crown the 2014 U.I.M. World Champion.Jimmy and the Oberto sponsored Miss Madison captured the top qua

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Countdown to Racing

November 16, 2014

Countdown to Racing

The 2014 H1 Unlimited Series resumes November 20-22 in Doha, Qatar where 10 teams will compete for the Oryx Cup U.I.M. World Championship and decide the 2014 H1 Unlimited Season Champion. Reigning 2012 and 2013 U.I.M. World Champion Jimmy Shane will take the Oberto/Miss Madison into next week's race as the season point leader and favorite for securing the 2014 Season Championship. Shane’s current lead in the Oberto of 832 points over his nearest competitor is the result of wins at Detroit, Michigan and Tri-Cities, Washington, along with Top Qualifier honors and solid performances at each rac

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Next Up:  Oryx Cup UIM Championship

'The final race of the 2014 season in Doha, Qatar is November 20 - 22 on Doha Bay.  The event will decide the 2014 UIM World Champion as well as the season High Points Championship.  Coverage of qualifying, heat draws, results and news will be provided on the H1 Facebook Page and Twitter. You do not need a Facebook account to follow.  Go to www.h1unlimited.com and follow their link.For LIVE STREAMING go to http://www.unlimitedhydroplaneracing.tv/2014 Oryx Cup UIM World Championship Schedule(All times are Doha local time - EST minus 8 hours/PST minus 11 hours)Thursday 11/20/201408:00AM Drive

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City of Madison News:
What's Happening in Madison

Madison, Indiana offers a variety of festivals and special events throughout the year.  Come to Madison for Regatta and any of the many celebrations the city has to offer! As dates and times are subject to change, please check the status of an event before you make your plans to attend.Contact the Madison Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at 601 West First Street, Madison, IN 47250, call 800-55

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