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Detroit No Longer Host For Hydroplane ‘Gold Cup’ Races

The Detroit River Regatta Association said that weakness in sponsorship support and dwindling spectator interest led to the difficult decision, “pointing the event in a new direction.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2014

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Detroit’s Hydroplane ‘Gold Cup’ Finds Success At City’s Riverfront, New 2015 Dates

The event is now in its 98th year and features multiple races to crown a champion of the oldest active trophy in motor sports.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2014

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Hydroplanes Rule Detroit River For Weekend Of Gold Cup Racing

Over the three day event, Detroit APBA Gold Cup races will thrill crowds watching the hydroplanes reach speeds up to 200 mph on the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2011

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