Keeping Pace

Villwock & U-96 Spirit of Qatar Top Friday Qualifiers

Dave Villwock jets to the top of SeaFair qualifying on Friday. (Photo courtesy of J. Simpson)
Dave Villwock jets to the top of SeaFair qualifying on Friday. (Photo courtesy of J. Simpson)

Dave Villwock appears to have left his misfortunes in Tri-Cites behind him as his U-96 is atop the qualifying ladder after day one of Seattle's historic SeaFair.

Courtesy: H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Series Media Relations

As expected, Dave Villwock put the U-96 Spirit of Qatar at the top of the Friday Qualifying ladder at the Albert Lee Cup at Seafair with a morning lap of 155.888.

But no one expected what happened next.  Greg Hopp in the U-100 Lay's Kettle Cooked outqualified Steve David in the U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto 148.701 to 148.484 to grab second spot on the ladder.

The rest of the field:  4th J Michael Kelly U-7 Graham Trucking 148.026 / 5th Brian Perkins U-21 Albert Lee Appliance 146.368 / 6th Jeff Bernard U-5 Formulaboats.com 146.100 / 7th  Kip Brown U-17 Miss Red Dot 145.392 / 8th Jon Zimmerman U-37 Miss Peters & May141.359 / 9th Mark Evans U-57 Washington Truck Dispatch 137.783 / 10th Mike Webster U-22 Matrix Systems 136.423.

Dr Ken Muscatel's U-25 Car Pros and Cal Phipps in the U-13 Miss Jillian's are expected to qualify Saturday morning. 




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