How fast do speed boat racers go?
Depending on the class, speeds varies from 85 mph (105 km/h) to 200 mph (321 km/h). In the USA, the premier series is Super Boat International. The other racing series are the Offshore Super Series and OPA.
Do they still have hydroplane races?
The Madison Regatta has been held annually for 72 years. We host one of the largest hydroplane races in the United States. We are proud to be bringing back the fastest racing boats on water. Reserve your spot for Indiana’s greatest racing tradition…on water.
What happened to unlimited hydroplane racing?
The unlimited hydroplane racing series was founded in 1946 when the unlimited class of boats was allowed to compete following World War II and the subsequent availability of surplus aircraft engines. It had been disbanded in 1922 in favor of the newly introduced “Gold Cup Class.”