They believe it was a contract killing and went through nine lawyers trying to prove it, only to fail after spending all the proceeds from their father’s estate, which they were forced to sell. From his hospital bed, he learned that brother Mitch had won the race. Dave Villwock raises his fist in triumph after finishing first in the championship heat. Zane watched enthusiastically throughout each race and shot video, quite likely planning his strategy for next year. He has won the past two races and probably is the favorite to win this weekend’s Texaco Cup on Lake Washington. It’s perhaps the only race they watch rather than drive, something Mark can’t stand.
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Racing is Mark’s life, whether it’s down the ski slopes at Stevens Pass or in the choppy waters of Lake Washington.
A movie blog SoundPosts. Eans owner Bill Wurster later muttered sarcastically under his breath: The pits lined the shore of Riverwalk Park. In he got an offer to drive a grand prix boat, and winning a few races brought the bug back completely. From his hospital bed, he learned that brother Mitch had won the race. And his high-speed beeline for shore two years ago in Kansas City, Mo. Norm Evans was murdered in while working on his ranch north of the lake, shot in the head at close range six months after marrying his second wife, Helen Copeland.
It’s perhaps the only race they watch rather than drive, something Mark can’t stand.
Ed Cooper Jr. and his ‘relic’ evolve nicely in hydroplane game
Jerry and his son look forward to next year, and all the years ahead, racing together, and creating new memories in the Lake Chelan Valley. D’Eath said Sunday that the race is “in the black” and that things look good for its running next year. But recent success hasn’t changed his outlook on life.
Copeland’s nephew was convicted of the crime and sent to prison. Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator. Miss Bud comes through Aug 4th, Dave Villwock raises his fist in triumph after finishing first in the championship heat. Then came a long dry spell.
Evans wins Gold with piston power
Defending champion Nate Brown took second at Hale, 54, is the oldest rookie in unlimited history. Evans’ father taught Mark and his brother, Mitch, how hydroplame race boats on Lake Chelan, where they worked the cash register and filled up rental boats at the marina as young kids. However, this winter will be busy for Jerry and his son Zane, soon to be 12, and already a member of the club.
Hoping to repeat winning performance from Tri-Cities. Evans took the checkered flag–and the Columbia Cup–at mittch speed of Cooper’s boat, sponsored locally by Master Tire, has raced from the back of the pack to the forefront of the sport.
He races piston-powered boats because he doesn’t have enough money to run a turbine team. He suffered a broken right leg, a fractured vertebra, and blood clots.
So the tradition, as for many in Evan Racing, gets passed on to the next generation. When regular pilot Chip Hanauer quit in mid-seasonMark stepped in, finished the season, and won two races back-to-back at San Diego and Honolulu.
He spent several seasons toiling in Fred Leland’s infamous eans Boat” before moving to Jones’ American Spirit, in which he won his first race. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.
Mitch Evans – Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
Last week in the Tri-Cities, he pulled out every trick he could to run down Nate Brown and the U Miss Red Dot to take fourth place in an early heat in an ultimately futile attempt to make the final.
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He started in unlimited hydroplanes in when he drove a boat sponsored by Seattle’s Evergreen Roofing that he affectionately called “The Evams Bomb” because he kept blowing up the engine. King, who drove Master Tire to a third-place finish last year at Thunder, also ended third in the national high points driver standings. Last year, we finished fourth in the nation. Chelan’s Mitch Evans and the piston-powered Vacationville.