Category Archives: Dave Villwock

Villwock closer to high-points title

South Kitsap graduate Dave Villwock earned win number 64 on Sunday, claiming the H1-Unlimited hydroplane race in San Diego at Bayfair.

Driving the U-96 Spirit of Qatar, Villwock easily held off Kip Brown in the U-17 Miss Red Dot in the final heat in 154.109 mph. Brown finished in 148.149.

Villwock holds the overall points lead with 1,600 as the series heads to Doha, Qatar, Nov. 17-19 for the final race of the season. Steve David of the Oh Boy! Oberto is in second place with 1,425.

Villwock is seeking his first national championship in four years.

Hydros Ready to Return to San Diego

Dave Villwock in the U-96 Spirit of Qatar will be back on the water this weekend in San Diego. Villwock, a South Kitsap product, is fighting with U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto driver Steve David for the High Points National Title. Villwock is still chasing history. A win this weekend would tie him with Chip Hanauer for second on the sport’s win list.

Villwock Ready to Defend Gold Cup Title

The biggest race on the hydroplane circuit is the Gold Cup in Detroit, which is this weekend.
South Kitsap grad Dave Villwock is the defending champ.
He’s the only Gold Cup winner in this year’s field.
Villwock has seven Gold Cups. He’s one behind Bill Muncey. Chip Hanauer has the record with 12.
Here’s an interesting story on the dangers of hydro racing.