MainSource Bank Madison
  • IMG_0590Madison Regatta Indiana Governor's Cup
  • June 29 -July 1, 2018
 
  • MainSource Bank is the title sponsor and Belterra Casino Resort is presenting sponsor for the 2017 Madison Regatta.
  • Informal boat racing dates to 1911 on the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana.  The Unlimited class first competed in Madison in 1950 with the first points race held in 1954 and the Unlimited hydroplanes have raced on the Ohio River race course every year since. In addition to boat racing, Regatta weekend includes air shows, live music, a parade and fireworks making Madison the place to be for the 4th of July weekend.  These events are planned and staged by Madison Regatta, Inc., an all volunteer organization.
  • Web site:  www.madisonregatta.com
  • Official Radio Station:  WORX 96.7 FM
  • 2017 Indiana Governor's Cup (Exhibition)
  • (1) U-9 DELTA/REALTRAC, Andrew Tate (no speeds recorded)
  • (2) U-1 MISS HOMESTREET, Jimmy Shane (no speeds recorded)
  • (3) U-11 MISS J&D, Tom Thompson  (no speeds recorded)
  • 2016 Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-1 MISS HOMESTREET, Jimmy Shane (137.12 m.p.h.)
  • (2) U-5 GRAHAM TRUCKING, J. Michael Kelly (130.85 m.p.h.)
  • (3) U-21 PAYNE WEST INSURANCE, Brian Perkins (119.30)
  • 2015 Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-5 GRAHAM TRUCKING, J. Michael Kelly
  • (2) U-1 OBERTO/MISS MADISON, Jimmy Shane
  • (3) U-7 GRAHAM TRUCKING II, Jesse Robertson
  • Due to high water and debris in the river, the race was an exhibition and no points awarded
  • 2014 Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-1 GRAHAM TRUCKING, J. Michael Kelly (129.071)
  • (2) U-9  RED DOT/SPIRIT OF QATAR, Jon Zimmerman (124.215)
  • (3) U-7 GRAHAM TRUCKING II, Cal Phipps (112.290)
  • 2013 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor's Cup Race cancelled due to high water.
  • 2012 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-1 SPIRIT OF QATAR 96, Dave Villwock (136.105)
  • (2) U-6 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David (132.132)
  • (3) U-88 DEGREE MEN, Scott Liddycoat (127.780)
  • 2011 Lucas Oil Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-1 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David (130.067)
  • (2) U-17 MISS RED DOT, Kip Brown (122.938)
  • (3) U-7 VALKEN, Scott Liddycoat (114.286)
  • Final stopped by accident, final order of finish determined by progress on the race course.
  • 2010 Indiana Governor's Cup
  • (1) U-1 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David (139.485)
  • (2) U-7 GRAHAM TRUCKING, J. Michael Kelly (135.953)
  • (3) U-37 PETERS & MAY, J.W. Myers (135.580)
  • 2009 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-96 ELLSTROM ELAM PLUS, Dave Villwock, (2) U-7 GRAHAM TRUCKING, J. Michael Kelly, (3) U-1 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David
  • 2008 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-5 FORMULABOATS.COM, Jeff Bernard (140.129), (2) U-6 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David (139.299), (3) U-7 FORMULABOATS.COM, Mike Allen (127.566)
  • 2007 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-1 MISS E-LAM PLUS, Dave Villwock (139.641), (2) U-6 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David, (3) U-13 SPIRIT OF DETROIT, J. Michael Kelly
  • 2006 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-1 MISS E-LAM PLUS, Dave Villwock , (2) U-7 FORMULABOATS.COM II, Mike Allen, (3) U-5 FORMULABOATS.COM, Mike Weber
  • Final cancelled by car driving into the crowd, order of finish determined by accumulated points
  • 2005 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS, J.W. Myers (135.245), (2) U-3 MASTER TIRE, Jimmy King, (3) U-6 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David
  • 2004 Indiana Governor's Cup/UIM World Championship (1) U-1 MISS BUDWEISER, Dave Villwock (130.021), (2) U-100 MARIANN TRAVEL INN, Greg Hopp, (3) U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS, Terry Troxell
  • 2003 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-1 MISS BUDWEISER, Dave Villwock (134.083), U-8 LLUMAR WINDOW FILM, Mark Evans, (3) U-9 MISS BELLO'S PIZZA, Mike Hanson
  • 2002 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS, Nate Brown (138.862), (2) U-99 MISS TROXILLA, Terry Troxell, (3) U-1 MISS BUDWEISER, Dave Villwock
  • 2001 Indiana Governor's Cup (1) U-6 OH BOY! OBERTO, Steve David (130.074), (2) U-100 ZNETIX, Greg Hopp, (3) U-8 LLUMAR WINDOW FILM, Jimmy King
  • MADISON UNLIMITED HYDROPLANE TURBINE RESTRICTED SPEED RECORDS
  • 1-Qualification Lap (2.5 miles): 158.027 mph U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS/Dave Villwock, 2007
  • 1-Competition Lap (2.5 miles): 152.529 mph U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS/Dave Villwock, 2009
  • 3-Laps Heat (7.5 miles): 149.286 mph U-16 MISS E-LAM PLUS/Dave Villwock, 2009
  • 5-Laps Race (12.5-Miles): 140.129 mph U-5 FORMULABOATS.COM/Jeff Bernard, 2008
  • MADISON UNLIMITED HYDROPLANE SPEED RECORDS
  • 1 Lap Qualification (2.5-mile): 166.852 mph MISS BUDWEISER/Chip Hanauer/1993
  • 1-Lap Competition Lap (2.5-mile): 152.954 mph TIDE/Nate Brown/1994
  • 3-Lap Heat Race (7.5-miles): 149.519 mph WINSTON EAGLE/Mark Tate/1992
  • 5-Lap Race (12.5-mile): 145.573 mph SMOKIN’ JOE’S/Mark Tate/1996
  • 35-mile race/2.5-mile course: 146.665 SMOKIN’ JOE’S/Mark Tate/1996