Hydroplane Museum Director David Williams has been named the new driver of the U-48 unlimited hydroplane. The O'Farrell & Cheetum owned boat will be unveiled Friday in Tri-Cities, WA with a brand new paint job.
Williams got in qualification laps in 2006 in the cockpit of Ken Muscatel's U-2.25.
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Thursday, July 26 2007 2:55 PM EDT2007-07-26 18:55:16 GMT
KENNEWICK, Wash. - If you were driving down the street and saw the bright yellow truck pass you by... towing a huge hydroplane... that was just the U-37 team on their way to spring training in the Tri-Cities. More >>
Friday, July 20 2007 7:47 PM EDT2007-07-20 23:47:25 GMT
UPDATED: "We are disappointed it was taken away from us," said U-37 driver Jean Theoret. "They changed the rules," said U-37 team owner Billy Schumacher, "and outlawed our skid fin." Last year, the U-37 had a skid fin with a more concave center. Schumacher said it give it great handling in the turns. More >>