1989 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Championship

Entries

Entries tor the 1989 Miami Regatta:
Boat No. Boat Name Owner Driver
U-01 Miss Budweiser Bernie Little Jim Kropfeld
U-02 Oh Boy! Oberto Jim Harvey George Woods Jr.
U-03 [Unsponsored] Ed Cooper Jr Mitch Evans
U-06 Holset/Miss Madison Bob Hughes Mike Hanson
U-07 Thor Racing Al Thoreson Jerry Hopp
U-08 Mr Pringle’s Bill Wurster Scott Pierce
U-09 Unsponsored Brian Keogh Ron Snyder
U-10 Winston Eagle Steve Woomer Larry Lauterbach
U-31 Circus Circus Mel Larson Chip Hanauer
U-146 [Unsponsored] Leland/Fendler Steve David

 

Despite winning the first race of the season (Exxon Blastoff Thunderboat Race at Houston on May 21), Jim Kropfeld trails in the points standings because of his two third-place finishes in the qualifying heats.

Driver points
Chip Hanauer 1,100
George Woods Jr. 869
Jim Kropfeld 850
Scott Pierce 825
Mitch Evans 596
Larry Lauterbach 400
Mike Hanson 394
Steve David 225

 

(Reprinted from the South Florida Sun Sentinel, May 29, 1989)