Detroit No Longer Host For Hydroplane 'Gold Cup' RacesThe 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."
Detroit's Hydroplane 'Gold Cup' Finds Success At City's Riverfront, New 2015 DatesThe event is now in its 98th year and features multiple races to crown a champion of the oldest active trophy in motor sports.
Hydroplanes Rule Detroit River For Weekend Of Gold Cup RacingOver 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.

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