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August 4, 2013 in City

Schumacher Racing team members watch hydroplane test heats during the Columbia Cup in Kennewick on July 27.

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Billy Schumacher, co-owner of the Miss Beacon Plumbing hydroplane, talks with team members after a test run at the Columbia Cup in Kennewick on July 27. “A lot of people say the sport is going downhill and declining and all that. I don’t think so,” he said.

Miss Bardahl driver Billy Schumacher, left, and owner Ole Bardahl celebrate after winning the last Diamond Cup race on Lake Coeur d’Alene in 1968.