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U-98 “Graham Trucking American Dream Driver Corey Peabody
H1 Unlimited hydroplanes are the fastest racing boats.  With deep history, the 116 year-old sport ‘s majority of hydroplanes are powered by turbine-engines that produce 3,000 horsepower, allowing the H1 Unlimited hydroplanes to reach speeds of nearly 200 mph, producing a massive 60-foot tall, 300-fo…
What's The Deal With The Boat Race Riot Of 1987?
I might be too young for the memory of the boat races from the 1980's, but one year really stands out and that is 1987.
It was the year that the Boat Races had a huge riot. I'm a newbie to the Tri-Cities so what is the deal with the riot of 1987?
Tri Cities Spectacular Hydro-Plane Boat Crashes
Boat Races are coming back July 28th - July 30th courtesy of The Water Follies and it will be a spectacular weekend of awesome races but one of the reasons spectators love the races are the crashes.
We've compiled some sweet (or not so sweet) hydroplane crashes from The Columbia Cup over the yea…
50 Years of Water Follies and Bikinis!
The 2015 Columbia Cup Water Follies is the 50th anniversary of hydro racing in the Tri-Cities. They used to have a beauty pageant/bikini contest back in the day. Find out what's in store for your visual pleasure this year!

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