2009 H1 Unlimited season
|2009 H1 Unlimited|
The 2009 H1 Unlimited season is the fifty fourth running of the H1 Unlimited series for unlimited hydroplane, jointly sanctioned by APBA, its governing body in North America and UIM, its international body. It is the first season to run under its new name.
For 2010, Oh Boy! Oberto (Miss Madison) was the National High Point Team Champion, while Steve David was the National High Point Driver Champion.
The series became H1 Unlimited prior to the Oryx Cup, in a bid to internationalise the series, until then, the series was known as ABRA Unlimited (American Boat Racing Association) for five seasons.
Teams and driversEdit
- All boats are powered by Lycoming T55 L7C, originally used in Chinook helicopters, only turbine engine currently permitted in the series.
|U-1||Oh Boy! Oberto (Miss Madison)||Lycoming T55 L7||Steve David||All|
|U-3||Cooper Motorsports||Allison V-1710 Turbo||Jimmy King||All|
|U-5||Formulaboats.com||Lycoming T55 L7||Jeff Bernard||All|
|U-7||Graham Trucking||Lycoming T55 L7||J. Michael Kelly||All|
|U-9||Jones Racing||Lycoming T55 L7||David Williams||4|
|U-16||Ellstrom Elam Plus||Lycoming T55 L7C||Dave Villwock||All|
|U-17||Our Gang Racing||Lycoming T55||Kip Brown||All|
|U-22||Matrix System Automotive Finishes||Lycoming T55 L7||Mike Webster||All|
|U-25||Superior Racing||Lycoming T55||Ken Muscatel||All|
|U-37||Schumacher Racing||Lycoming T55 L7||Jean Theoret||All|
|U-48||Miss Albert Lee Appliance||Lycoming T55||Brian Perkins||All|
|U-100||Leland Racing||Lycoming T55 L7||Greg Hopp||All|
Season schedule and resultsEdit
|Rd.||Race||Location||Venue||Date||Winning boat||Winning driver|
|1||Madison Regatta (Indiana Governor's Cup)||Madison, Indiana, United States||Ohio River||July 3–5||Miss Elam Plus||Dave Villwock|
|2||Chrysler-Jeep Superstores Gold Cup||Detroit, Michigan, United States||Detroit River||July 10–12||Miss Elam Plus||Dave Villwock|
|3||Tri-City Water Follies Lamb Weston Columbia Cup||Tri-Cities, Washington, United States||Columbia River||July 24–26||Oh Boy! Oberto (Miss Madison)||Steve David|
|4||Seafair Cup||Seattle, Washington, United States||Lake Washington||July 31 – August 2||Miss Elam Plus||Dave Villwock|
|5||Thunder on the Ohio||Evansville, Indiana, United States||Ohio River||August 21–23||Miss Formulaboats.com||Jeff Bernard|
|6||Oryx Cup – UIM World Championship||Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar||Doha Bay, Persian Gulf||November 19–21||U-7 Graham Trucking||J. Michael Kelly|
National High Point ChampionsEdit
For the 2009 Season, Oh Boy! Oberto (Miss Madison) was the National High Point Team Champion.
For the 2009 Season, Steve David was the National High Point Driver Champion.