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The Oryx Cup is a hydroplane boat race in the H1 Unlimited season. The race is held in November in Doha Bay on the Persian Gulf in Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar. For 2011, the Oryx Cup will once again be designated as the host for the UIM World Championship.

Oryx Cup
Oryx Cup – UIM World Championship
SportH1 Unlimited
CountryQatar Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar
Most recent
2011: Scott Liddycoat
Official websiteOryx Cup website


The Oryx Cup was founded in January 2009 when H1 Unlimited and the Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) reached an agreement to have the final race of the 2009 H1 Unlimited hydroplane season in Doha, Qatar.

For the 2009 and 2010 H1 Unlimited season, the Oryx Cup was designated as the host of the UIM World Championship. The Oryx Cup will again host the UIM World Championship in December 2011.

List of Oryx Cup winnersEdit

Year Driver Boat
2009 J. Michael Kelly U-7 Graham Trucking
2010 Dave Villwock Spirit of Qatar
2011 Scott Liddycoat U-7
2012 Jimmy Shane 5 Graham Trucking
2013 Jimmy Shane 5 Graham Trucking
2014 J. Michael Kelly 1 Graham Trucking

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