Heat 3B with Peters & May
Peters & May Heat 2A
Final heat in San Diego with Peters & May.

Happy Valentines Day from the Reliable Diamond Tool presents J&D’s Team!

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Tune in to the H1 Banquet tonight at 7pst!
Link below

The H1 Unlimited Gala will be streamed LIVE on You Tube from the Red Lion Hotel in Kennewick, WA tonight!

Coverage will begin approximately 7:00 PM PST


Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hoover family and the Madison Team.

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Miss Madison Unlimited Hydroplane

The Miss HomeStreet Miss Madison Team is saddened by the sudden loss of our beloved Crew Chief Dan Hoover. A longtime member of the boatracing family, Dan will be dearly missed. Arrangements will be posted here as they become available. (James Crisp Photo)

U-11 driver Tom Thompson will be at the Reliable Diamond Tool booth #C5586 at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas today and tomorrow. Stop by for an autograph and information from Reliable Diamond Tool!

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Will you be at The World of Concrete show in Las Vegas January 23rd-26th? If so stop by the Reliable Diamond Tool booth and pick up their catalog on these cool hydro usb drives!

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Reliable Diamond Tool, Inc.

Stop by the Reliable Diamond Tool booth in the Central Hall #C5586 at the 2018 World of Concrete and pick up a copy of our 2018 catalog on this H1-Unlimited flash drive. The industries most innovative diamond tools!!!


EDMONDS, WA (January 12, 2018) J&D’s, a full service automotive fabrication and machine shop located in Auburn, WA, will be the title sponsor of the U-11 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane driven by Tom Thompson for the entire 2018 season.

“J&D’s Hydraulics has been a valued legacy partner since we formed the U-11 Unlimited Racing Group in 2011” says team Owner Shannon Raney. “This family-owned business has been, fabricating and installing very high-quality parts for years and we are ecstatic to represent them in this great sport.”

“We at J&D’s Hydraulic love racing. The Raney's and all the U-11 are now like family. They do things like we do them, fair and respectful of others. Our driver Tom Thompson is one caring person. Kids love him and that is the future of this sport”, states Wes Ward CEO of J&D’s.

Over the last several years J&D’s Hydraulics has supported the team by providing expert fabrication services and have been instrumental in the design and fabrication of many parts used in the complete rebuilds of the two U-11 race boats and over the road equipment.

Driver Tom Thompson stated “We are very proud to have a technical partner and sponsor of this caliber. They helped our racing program improve in 2017 and with J&D’s help we are aiming even higher for the 2018 season.”

The chartreuse & red colored U-11 Reliable Diamond Tool presents J&D’s will kick off the H1 Unlimited racing season in Guntersville, Alabama from June 22nd -24th.

Guntersville, AL. June 22-24
Madison, IN. July 4-6
Tri Cities, WA. July 27-29
Seattle, WA. August 3-5
Detroit, MI. August 24-26
San Diego CA. September 14-16

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The Madison Regatta announced a new title sponsor today! Welcome Midwest Tube Mill's.

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Midwest Tube Mills added 2 new photos.

January 10, 2018 Midwest Tube Mills, Inc. located in historic Madison, IN is pleased to announce the securing of rights for... the Title Sponsorship for the 2018 Indiana Governors Cup Madison Regatta. The race will take place on July 6th- 8th on the Wild Bill Cantrell race course on the Ohio River here in beautiful Madison, IN.
Just like the Regatta, MTM has been a constant in the Madison community for many years and 2018 marks the twenty fifth year of existence for the company. MTM CEO and President Rick Russell states “I cannot think of a better way to celebrate our 25th year than partnering with the Madison Regatta and the Madison community to be the Title Sponsor to such a great event. The Regatta allows Madison to showcase everything that it has to offer and with all the hard work going into the 2018 event I am sure this year will be something that we can all be proud of.”

MTM has become an industry leader in the manufacturing and sales of steel rolled tubing for the fence industry. MTM has clients in all of the lower forty eight states and several off shore locations. The product is commonly used in government and highway projects all around the United States. Russell states “The product we manufacture, right here in Madison has become synonymous with the quality the industry requires for many high profile jobs. I am very proud to have been able to locate my company here and experience the growth that we have over the past several years. We could not have accomplished this without the continual support of the City of Madison, which is why I have chosen to continue to sponsor community based events like the Regatta. My family and I are thankful for everything that Madison has provided and this is our way of saying thank you.”

MTM has been active in a number of community initiatives like the Regatta for several years. This is the first year they have taken on the sole responsibility of Title Sponsor. Russell stated, “With all the hard work by Dan Cole and the Regatta organization that the sponsorship was warranted and would pay dividends to the community for years to come.”

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H1 Unlimited

Do you have a photo from the 2017 season that you would like included in the Season Wrap at the Champion’s Gala?

Come see Tom Thompson at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas January 24th & 25th.

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Jonathan Thompson

I'll see you there.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Reliable Diamond Tool presents J&D’s Team!

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EDMONDS, WA (December 12, 2017) Reliable Diamond Tool, Inc., based in Phoenix, AZ, has joined Unlimited Racing Group as the full season Presenting Sponsor of the U11 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane team.


"We are delighted to partner with the U11 team and driver Tom Thompson,” stated Jonathan Thompson CEO of Reliable Diamond Tool. “After a successful introduction to the U11 team and driver Tom Thompson at the 2017 San Diego Bayfair race, we decided that this was a great fit for our company. We look forward to sharing and expanding our Reliable Diamond Tool brand with hydroplane race fans around the world.”

"We're thrilled to partner with Reliable Diamond Tool," said Shannon Raney, owner of Unlimited Racing Group. "They have built a winning company in their industry with many of the same attributes we hold valuable at our race team. We look forward to a successful season.”

"I'm incredibly fortunate to have a partner like Reliable Diamond Tool come on board and support our program as we run for the 2018 Championship," said driver Tom Thompson. "RDTI is at the top of their business I am proud to have the opportunity to represent them.”

Look for the Reliable Diamond Tool brands on the rear uprights and engine cowling of the chartreuse colored U11 throughout 2018. Reliable Diamond Tool and U11 will hit the water in June for a spring testing session and then off to the H1 Unlimited season opener in Guntersville, Alabama on June 22nd-24th. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements about Reliable Diamond Tool and U11 in the coming weeks.

We’re ReDiToo

In the year 2000, Reliable Diamond Tool, Inc. (ReDiToo™) established sole representation for Precision Metallurgy. We are bringing you 60+ years of manufacturing experience in Diamond Tooling that is finely tuned for each specific material being worked.

RDTI stocks a wide variety of specifications for all materials used in Concrete Construction, including the Stone and Terrazzo industries.

ReDiToo™ offers Sales, Consulting, Instruction, and Field Training of the proper use and care of diamond tooling, including the proper use and care of sawing, drilling, grinding, and polishing equipment.

Business owner J.W. Thompson has had hands on involvement in the Sawing, Drilling, and Grinding industries since 1979.
For more information on Reliable Diamond Tool please visit their website:

photo credit: Chris Denslow

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Black Friday deal on Seattle’s Seafair tickets!

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Seafair Festival
Seafair Festival

Black Friday... Cyber Monday... Seafair Summer!!!

Limited Time: $15 Seafair Weekend Single-Day Festival Admission

Save $25 on EACH Single-Day Festival Admission... (Day Of: $40)
Offer expires November 27 at 11:59 PM.

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Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours. We are thankful for our sponsors, our hard working crew and all of our fans!

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Lots of work being done at the U-11 J&D’s shop
tonight for crew night. The temperature may be dropping but we’re getting ready for summer!

Check out this great shot from our friend Owen. This shot of the J&D’s boat was taken in Seattle last year.

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Owen Meaning to U-11 Unlimited Racing Group

Seattle, 2017.

Here is our 2018 schedule. Hydros will be on the water in 242 days, check out where below👇👇👇

Andrew Tate took home the Bill Muncey Cup presented by HomeStreet Bank at San Diego Bayfair on Sunday and Miss HomeStreet Bank’s Jimmy Shane won his third consecutive H1 Unlimited National Championship.