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Monday, September 21, 2015

VIDEO: Take a trip down the Detroit River at 200 miles per hour

Posted By on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 9:08 AM

We stumbled across this video on reddit today from aboard the U-1 Oberto with Jimmy Shane during the final heat of the 2015 GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest which took place on the Detroit River last month. Shane, if you recall, took home the win after a neck in neck battle with J. Michael Kelly (see 4:30) where both racers reached speeds of 200+ mph. Relive all the action for yourself with the clip below: 




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