Shane, Oberto top qualifiers at Columbia Cup

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Tom Thompson prepares to qualify in the Miss Peters and May.
Tom Thompson prepares to qualify in the Miss Peters and May.

Jimmy Shane brought the Oberto hydroplane to the top of a qualifying ladder for this weekend’s Columbia cup in Kennewick. Shane took his boat around the course and average speed of over 160 3MPH. Second was J. Michael Kelly with the Graham Trucking at an average of over 161MPH,

Our local hydroplane, the Miss Peters and May, qualified at an average speed of just over 148 mph.

Eleven of the 12 boats in the pits qualified Friday. A complete list of boats and times follows.

Oberto.                             163.247

Graham Trucking.             161 .197

Red Dot.                             158.537

Beacon Plumbing.             153.927

Our Gang Racing               153.191

Graham Trucking 2.           152.142.

Snoqualmie Casino           148.652

Miss Peters and May       148.157

Ranch and Home. 22 .     147.022

Spirit of Qatar                   142.517

Miss DiJulio.                     136.104

Bucket List Racing.             DNQ

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— By Harry Gatjens

1 COMMENT

  1. Smart driving, keeping from making mistakes and staying out of trouble can sometimes make up for what a boat lacks in speed. Would be fun to see your drivers ranking in a future article.

    Go Peters and May!

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