The Madison Regatta: Hydroplane Racing in Small-Town Indiana [NOOK Book]

Overview

Each summer, a small miracle occurs in southern Indiana, when the little town of Madison becomes the hydroplane racing capital of the world as 100,000-plus people flock in for the Madison Regatta. The townsfolk, not merely content to host, also own the Miss Madison, one of the most successful hydroplanes on the circuit. In recent years, Miss Madison has emerged as the top hydroplane in the world, winning both the driver and hydroplane points standing multiple times. Roar down the Ohio with Fred Farley and Ron ...
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The Madison Regatta: Hydroplane Racing in Small-Town Indiana

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Overview

Each summer, a small miracle occurs in southern Indiana, when the little town of Madison becomes the hydroplane racing capital of the world as 100,000-plus people flock in for the Madison Regatta. The townsfolk, not merely content to host, also own the Miss Madison, one of the most successful hydroplanes on the circuit. In recent years, Miss Madison has emerged as the top hydroplane in the world, winning both the driver and hydroplane points standing multiple times. Roar down the Ohio with Fred Farley and Ron Harsin and revisit the long history of racing in this town and the sixty-plus years of the Madison Regatta.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016690513
  • Publisher: The History Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,144,458
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Fred Farley has been a high school and college instructor and a writer for many years. Fred has written articles for numerous magazines, newspapers, program books and websites found on the Internet. He has served as the designated "official historian" for the "big boats" (the Unlimited hydroplanes) of the American Power Boat Association since 1973. Fred provides data whenever needed by the news media and officials at the various race sites. He has attended over 250 Unlimited races.


Ron Harsin has a background as a computer consultant to companies like IBM, Motorola, General Motors, TRW, Eli Lilly, Procter & Gamble and Ameritech. The jobs have included a variety of tasks, including computer programming, technical writing, applications testing, systems administration, systems engineering design and project management. Ron also served as a college instructor teaching computer software courses.
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