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Old 07-11-2007, 01:59 AM
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That name sounds familiar, hope he is OK.
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Old 07-11-2007, 07:44 AM
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Originally Posted by wipeout
When I raced it was before capsules, I was waiting on the ropes when I believe Eddie Hill made a pass. He popped a blower and the boat turned sideways throwing Eddie out the high side just before the finish line. It clocked him at 170 mph as he crossed the finish line on his back. The boat never crossed the line. Thats back when we wore chutes on our lifelines to slow us down.
I remember Eddie Hill. What boat did you run? You guys are insane I raced offshore but I'd never get into one of those.
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Old 07-11-2007, 09:03 AM
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We used to race drag boats as well. I remember when Eddie Hill went 229 on only 7 cylinders.

It was crazy back in the day with no capsule boats. 1984 was a very bad year
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