The Hydroplanes are returning to Lake Chelan this weekend, May 5 – 6, 2018 for the new Apple Cup Regatta. There will be multiple classes of competitive race boats running multiple heats each day, culminating in the fastest hydroplanes; the Pro-Lites.
This will also mark the 2nd of 10 races in the Northwest Pro-Lite Series, all raced in Washington State. The series includes a Jet Chevrolet & Destination Harley Davidson sponsored $10,000 purse for 1st, 2nd and 3rd with prizes for 4th place provided by Lifeline Race Gear.
The Pro-Lites will be returning to Lake Chelan September 22 – 23, 2018 for the Manson Regatta and the final race of the Northwest Pro-Lite series where the champion will be named.
Be sure to watch some of the best drivers and hydroplanes in the nation as they battle it out for their share of the $10,000 purse.
History: The Pro-Lite Hydroplane Racing group is the new brand name for the APBA 5L Class racing hydroplanes with 350ci small block engines at speeds exceeding 120mph and exciting side-by-side action.