The Diamond Cup and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing return to Lake Coeur d'Alene Labor Day weekend, 2013! The Diamond Cup is the 7th stop on the H1 Hydroplane Circuit. Drivers and Teams from all over the Country will be battling for the National High Point Championship on one of the fastest race courses H1 has to offer.

The sanctioned race will be located along Coeur d’Alene's Lakeshore Drive in the Silver Beach area. The first year will look to draw over 50,000 spectators over that three day period. Don't miss out on this Summer's most exhilarating event.

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» To learn about spectator seating and boat access, visit our Tickets page.


The Diamond Cup is held on Silver Beach along Coeur d'Alene Lake Drive. Click the images below to enlarge, or click here for a Google Map of the location.

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The Diamond Cup is so much more than just a race. It's a weekend of fun for the whole family.

The race boasts a large number of street vendors with enticing food, merchants selling race memorabilia, and other exciting attractions to keep you busy for the entire weekend.

Don't miss the Pits, where you and the kids can check out the boats! There will be different pits for the Unlimited and Vintage boats, andf every paid ticket gives you access to these areas.




Friday, august 30

9:00 ALL Driver/Crew Chief
Pre-Water Meeting
8:00-12:00 Testing: H1 Unlimited
& Grand Prix West
12:15-12:45 Monster Wakeboard Demo
1:00-2:00 Testing: H1 Unlimited
& Grand Prix West
2:15-2:45 Monster Wakeboard Demo
3:00-5:00 H1 Unlimited Qualifying
5:15 Vintage Hydroplane Exhibition
5:30 Super 1 Foods Grand Prix West
Dash for Cash

Saturday, Aug 31

8:00 H1, Vintage, GPW Physicals
8:30-9:30 Grand Prix West Qualifying
9:30-11:00 H1, GPW Testing
11:00 Budweiser Vintage Heat 1 Limited
11:30 Budweiser Vintage Heat 1 Unlimiteds
11:45 H1 Drivers Meeting
12:15 GPW/Vintage Drivers Meeting
12:15-12:45 Monster Wakeboard Demo
1:00 Grand Prix West Heat 1A
1:30 Rex Manchester Memorial
H1 Unlimited Heat 1A
2:00 Bardahl Corporation
H1 Unlimited Heat 1B
2:30-3:30 H1 Autograph Session
2:30-3:30 Monster Wakeboard Demo
3:30 Grand Prix West Heat 2A
3:50 Budweiser Vintage Heat 2A Limiteds
4:10 Budweiser Vintage Heat 2A Unlimiteds
4:30 H1 Challenge Heat(s)
4:50 Press Conference
Media Tent (All Drivers)

sunday, sept 1

8:00 H1, Vintage, GPW Physicals
8:30 Testing H1 Unlimiteds
10:00 Hagadone Hospitality
Vintage Exhibition
10:30 Opening Ceremonies
11:00 UnlimitedNewsJournal.Net
H1 Unlimited Heat 2A
11:30 Atomic Screenprinting
H1 Unlimited Heat 2B
12:00-12:45 Monster Wakeboard Demo
1:00 Beacon Plumbing
H1 Unlimited Heat 3A
1:30 Les Schwab H1 Unlimited Heat 3B
1:45-2:30 Monster Wakeboard Demo
1:45-2:15 H1 Drivers Autograph Session
2:45 NAPA Auto Parts H1 Provisional Heat
3:00 Hagadone Hospitality Vintage Finale
3:30 Universal Funding Corporation
Grand Prix West Final
4:00 Riverstone Development
H1 Unlimited Diamond Cup
5:00 Press Conference
Media Tent (All Drivers)


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A variety of food vendors will be on site to offer you a wide range of quick eats. In addition, both the Beachouse and Tony's will be offering a beer garden with alcoholic beverages in these areas only.