A trio of 5-Litre boats, (from left) the Helter Skelter, the High Voltage and the White Lightning, thunder down the front stretch. (Staff photo by David Campbell)
A trio of 5-Litre boats, (from left) the Helter Skelter, the High Voltage and the White Lightning, thunder down the front stretch. (Staff photo by David Campbell)
The roar of piston-powered hydroplanes could be heard down on the Ohio River this weekend with the inaugural 5-to-the-5 Vintage Thunder event. Nearly 40 hydroplanes ranging in classes big and small filled the pit area and put on a free show for fans.