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Kayleigh Perkins wins the Unlimited Light Hydroplane Racing event in South Dakota

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Chamberlain-Oacoma, South Dakota - Kayleigh Perkins in the UL-72 Miss Boat Electric nailed the start and held off Greg Hopp in the UL-15 Graham Trucking GT- Happy Go Lucky & Swenson Brothers Marine for the win at the first year Unlimited Light Hydroplane Racing event in South Dakota.

Perkins and Hopp put on quite a show into the final lap.  Hopp had been abkle to cut down a 5 boat lead into less than 2 boat lengths heading into the final turn.

Mike Sadlon in the UL-89 Lake Trash.com presents No Excuses Racing had slowed up.  As the field was about to lap him, Perkins cut inside of the UL-89.  That forced Greg Hopp to go wide to get aroudn the UL-89.  Perkins cruised to victory from there. 

Saldon did not finish.

ULHRA Final Results

  1. UL 72
    Kayleigh Perkins
    Miss Boat Electric
  2. UL 15
    Greg Hopp
    Graham Trucking GT- Happy Go Lucky & Swenson Brothers Marine
  3. UL 14
    Paul Becker
    Anchor Grill Presents Miss Critical Logic
  4. UL 13
    J.Craig Fletcher
    Celtic Racing
  5. UL 929
    David Warren
    Xaudaro-Wilmot Racing

    DNF. UL 89
    Mike Sadlon
    Lake Trash.com presents No Excuses Racing
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