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Fri 03 Oct 2003
HPROP: St. Clair to host race in 2004

HPROP: St. Clair to host race in 2004

St. Clair, Michigan To Host Unlimited Hydroplane Race Signs Three-Year Deal with Hydro-Prop, Inc. (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today that the Bluewater International Hydrofest Committee has signed an agreement to host ...

Tue 23 Sep 2003
HPROP: San Diego race report

HPROP: San Diego race report

(San Diego, Calif.) - Mitch Evans, U-3 Miss Llumar Window Film, won today's Budweiser Bill Muncey Cup at San Diego, California's Washington Mutual Thunderboat Regatta, the final race of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat...

Fri 12 Sep 2003
HPROP: San Diego season finale preview

HPROP: San Diego season finale preview

(San Diego, Calif.) - The Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine will conclude its season next weekend on beautiful Mission Bay at the Washington Mutual San Diego Thunderboat Regatta (September 19-22). In...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
HPROP: Miss Budweiser Detroit Gold Cup race report

HPROP: Miss Budweiser Detroit Gold Cup race report

DETROIT, Aug. 24, 2003 -- The Miss Budweiser team overcame a weekend of adversity to finish second in the Chrysler Jeep® Superstores APBA Gold Cup race today on the Detroit River. Mitch Evans and the U-3 Miss Fox Hills Chrysler Jeep won the APBA...

HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup race report

HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup race report

Mitch Evans thrills crowd with piston powered victory at APBA/Hydro-Prop Gold Cup; first piston powered Gold Cup victory in twenty years. (Detroit, Mich.) - Mitch Evans won today's Chrysler-Jeep Superstores APBA/Hydro-Prop Gold Cup at Detroit,...

Mon 25 Aug 2003
HPROP: Dave Villwock Madison Regatta summary

HPROP: Dave Villwock Madison Regatta summary

(Madison, Ind.) - Dave Villwock and Miss Budweiser won today's Budweiser Madison Regatta supported by Belterra Casino Resort at Madison, Indiana, the second race of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine....

Tue 19 Aug 2003
HPROP: Miss Budweiser Detroit Gold Cup preview

HPROP: Miss Budweiser Detroit Gold Cup preview

Miss Budweiser team looks toward Detroit and a possible 15th APBA Gold Cup. DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2003 -- Fourteen APBA Gold Cups is what the Miss Budweiser team has taken home in the past, and with this year's 99th running of the famed APBA Gold...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup preview

HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup preview

Unlimited Hydroplanes Travel to Detroit, Mich. for APBA Gold Cup Chrysler-Jeep Superstores APBA/Hydro-Prop Gold Cup Crown Jewel of Series Non-Turbine Powered Unlimited Seeks APBA Gold Cup Victory; USA Racing Campaigns Two Hulls (Detroit, Mich.)...

Tue 12 Aug 2003
HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup preview

HPROP: Detroit Gold Cup preview

APBA/Hydro-Prop Gold Cup countdown underway. 2New group headed by former champion brings new passion to 99th anniversary race. (Detroit, Mich.) - The countdown is underway for one of America's oldest motorsports trophies, the American Power...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
HPROP: Seattle Seafair Miss Budweiser race report

HPROP: Seattle Seafair Miss Budweiser race report

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2003 -- Normally steadfast and unemotional, Dave Villwock dedicated his victory here today to his ailing mother. Villwock drove the Miss Budweiser to victory in the General Motors Cup at Seafair, making it his seventh win...

HPROP: Seattle Seafair race results

HPROP: Seattle Seafair race results

(Seattle, Wash.) - Dave Villwock and Miss Budweiser successfully defended their title today at the General Motors Cup at Seattle, Washington, the fourth race of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine. The...

Tue 29 Jul 2003
HPROP: Tri-Cities Columbia River Miss Budweiser summary

HPROP: Tri-Cities Columbia River Miss Budweiser summary

TRI-CITIES, Wash., July 27, 2003 -- NASCAR style bumping at the beginning of the race for the Budweiser Columbia Cup set the stage for the five lap final where the Miss Budweiser driven by Dave Villwock was able to hang on for a fourth place...

HPROP: Tri-Cities Columbia River race summary

HPROP: Tri-Cities Columbia River race summary

Mark Evans defeats competitive field at Tri-Cities, Washington (Tri-Cities, Wash.) - Mark Evans succeeded in his return to the Unlimited Hydroplane Series by winnings today's Budweiser Columbia Cup at Tri-Cities, Washington, the third race of...

Wed 23 Jul 2003
HPROP: Tri-Cities preview

HPROP: Tri-Cities preview

TRI-CITIES, Wash., July 22, 2003 -- Tri-Cities has proven to be a challenging venue for the Miss Budweiser team over the years, but as the team has proven this season with Joe Little in the ownership role, this year is anything but typical. Not ...

Fri 18 Jul 2003
HPROP: Northwest swing preview

HPROP: Northwest swing preview

Parity continues for Unlimited Hydroplanes as series heads for Northwest Swing. Tri-Cities, Wash. (July 25-27) & Seattle, Wash. (August 1-3) (Tri-Cities, Wash.) - The Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series Presented by Boat Shopper® magazine ...

Wed 16 Jul 2003
HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplane Madison Regatta air date announced

HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplane Madison Regatta air date announced

The Budweiser Madison Regatta supported by Belterra Casino Resort Unlimited Hydroplane race will be televised this weekend on SPEED Channel - Sunday, July 20 at 2:00 PM (EDT). The Budweiser Madison Regatta supported by Belterra Casino ...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
HPROP: Hydro-Prop forms two executive committees

HPROP: Hydro-Prop forms two executive committees

John Gysin and Jim Harvey named committee heads (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - In order to increase the communication among race sites and teams, Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today the formation of two executive committees. The Race Site Development ...

Mon 07 Jul 2003
HPROP: Madison Regatta race report

HPROP: Madison Regatta race report

MADISON, Ind., July 6, 2003 -- On a Fourth of July race weekend where rough waters on the Ohio River wreaked havoc on the boats in the 2003 Budweiser Unlimited Series, Dave Villwock and the Miss Budweiser team proved experience and preparedness...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
HPROP: Dave Villwock Madison Regatta preview

HPROP: Dave Villwock Madison Regatta preview

MADISON, Ind., June 29, 2003 -- It's been three years since the Miss Budweiser Team has taken home a victory from Madison but this weekend when Round 2 of the 2003 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series takes to the Ohio River in the Budweiser ...

Wed 02 Jul 2003
HPROP: Madison Regatta preview

HPROP: Madison Regatta preview

Unlimited Hydroplanes head up the Ohio River to Madison, Ind. Budweiser Madison Regatta supported by Belterra Casino Resort Scheduled for July 4-6 (Madison, Ind.) - Unlimited Hydroplane drivers and teams are currently preparing for this...

Tue 01 Jul 2003
HPROP: Ohio River race summary

HPROP: Ohio River race summary

Mitch Evans thrills hometown crowd with thunderous win at Evansville, Ind. First piston powered victory in 14 years; parity in field produces six different heat victors (Evansville, Ind.) - Mitch Evans won today's Budweiser Thunder on the Ohio...

San Diego Thunderboat Regatta names sponsor

San Diego Thunderboat Regatta names sponsor

San Diego - Southern California's biggest annual sport's convention, the Thunderboat Regatta, has a new corporate partner in Washington Mutual, Inc., the nation's ...

Wed 25 Jun 2003
HPROP: Dave Villwock Ohio River preview

HPROP: Dave Villwock Ohio River preview

EVANSVILLE, Ind., June 25, 2003 -- Dave Villwock will be looking to bring home a seventh consecutive victory -- his eighth -- in Evansville, Ind., this weekend for the U-1 Miss Budweiser team when the 2003 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series ...

Thu 19 Jun 2003
HPROP: Pre-season opener press conference

HPROP: Pre-season opener press conference

Hydro-Prop Teleconference Transcript Guests: Dave Villwock, driver of U-1 Miss Budweiser Mitch Evans, driver of the U-3 Master Tire Mark Evans, driver of the U-8 Llumar Window Film Nate Brown, driver of the U-16 Miss Elam Plus Hydro-Prop, ...

HPROP: Unlimiteds open at Evansville

HPROP: Unlimiteds open at Evansville

(Evansville, Ind.) - The roar of Unlimited Hydroplanes will be heard next weekend, June 27-29, at Evansville, Ind. for the start of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine. The Budweiser Thunder on the Ohio...

Mon 16 Jun 2003
HPROP: Piston power is back on the Ohio

HPROP: Piston power is back on the Ohio

Piston powered unlimited hydroplane to challenge turbines; Mitch Evans and U-3 set for battles on the water. (Evansville, Ind.) - With the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine set to begin next weekend ...

Thu 12 Jun 2003
HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplanes driver line-up announced

HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplanes driver line-up announced

(Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. today announced drivers and teams for the 2003 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series presented by Boat Shopper® magazine. The series welcomes back most of the familiar faces though, with some new additions...

Tue 10 Jun 2003
HPROP: Rule changes announced

HPROP: Rule changes announced

Hydro-Prop announces rule changes for Unlimited Hydroplane season Preliminary heats extended & provisional heat winner gets front row (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today two rule changes for the upcoming 2003 Budweiser ...

Wed 21 May 2003
HPROP: Dave Villwock stays with Miss Budweiser

HPROP: Dave Villwock stays with Miss Budweiser

Champion driver & team manager A new generation of ownership takes over for the 2003 Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane tour but the team and driver remain constant as Dave Villwock returns to pilot the Miss Budweiser for his seventh consecutive ...

HPROP: Joe Little, now owner of Miss Budweiser team

HPROP: Joe Little, now owner of Miss Budweiser team

Joe Little, president of Bernie Little Distributors and vice president of Hydroplanes, Inc., assumed the owner responsibilities of the famous U-1 Miss Budweiser team when his father, Bernie Little, passed away on April 25, 2003. His role is to ...

HPROP: Miss Budweiser legend lives on

HPROP: Miss Budweiser legend lives on

Miss Budweiser team to continue under direction of Joe Little Team pays tribute to Bernie Little and looks to the 2003 season for a 23rd World Championship SEATTLE, Wash., May 20, 2003 -- The Miss Budweiser team announced today that it will be...

Sat 10 May 2003
HPROP: Bernie Little Memorial in Seattle

HPROP: Bernie Little Memorial in Seattle

Tuesday, May 13, 2003 Stan Sayres Memorial Pits Noon -- 12:30pm The local Miss Budweiser unlimited hydroplane race team and SEAFAIR will pay tribute to the life of legendary race team owner Bernie Little at Stan Sayres Pits on Tuesday, May 13th...

Sun 27 Apr 2003
HPROP: Bernie Little dies at age 77

HPROP: Bernie Little dies at age 77

LAKELAND, Fla, April 26, 2003 - One of the most recognizable faces in motorsports history, Bernie Little, owner of the Miss Budweiser unlimited hydroplane team passed away April 25 in Lakeland, Florida as a result of complications related to ...

Fri 18 Apr 2003
HPROP: Sponsorship of Unlimited Hydroplanes renewed

HPROP: Sponsorship of Unlimited Hydroplanes renewed

Anheuser-Busch renews sponsorship of Unlimited Hydroplanes Budweiser, O'Doul's serve as series sponsors (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today that Anheuser-Busch has renewed its sponsorship for the Unlimited Hydroplanes. For...

Mon 17 Mar 2003
HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplanes safety initiative

HPROP: Unlimited Hydroplanes safety initiative

Hydro-Prop continues safety initiative for Unlimited Hydroplanes. Ellstrom Manufacturing sponsor Safety Boat. (Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - In their continued efforts to improve the safety of Unlimited Hydroplane racing, Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced...

Thu 13 Feb 2003
HPROP: Events to be broadcast on Speed Channel

HPROP: Events to be broadcast on Speed Channel

(Lake Hamilton, Fla.) - Hydro-Prop, Inc. announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with SPEED Channel to become the exclusive television partner of the Budweiser Unlimited Hydroplane Series Presented by Boat Shopper® magazine.