Dave Villwock races to 10th overall Gold Cup unlimited hydroplane title in Detroit | Northwest Briefs
Dave Villwock has won his fifth straight Gold Cup title and 10th overall on the Detroit River. The hydroplane series' all-time winningest...
DETROIT — Dave Villwock has won his fifth straight Gold Cup title and 10th overall on the Detroit River.
The hydroplane series' all-time winningest driver earned his 67th title Sunday with an average speed of 151.089 mph in the U1 Spirit of Qatar.
Steve David finished second and filed an appeal that was dismissed. David claimed Villwock cut in front of him on the second lap.
Three teams had blowovers during the same event for the first time in hydroplane racing since 2007.
J. Michael Kelly was third, followed by Jon Zimmerman, Mark Evans and Jimmy Shane.
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• Chris Killmer of Bellingham parred the fourth playoff hole at the Canadian Tour Players Cup championship while Vince Covello bogeyed his hole giving the former Husky his first Canadian Tour victory.
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Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.