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Victory for J. Michael Kelley & Graham Trucking at Seafair

Victory for J. Michael Kelley & Graham Trucking at Seafair

J. Michael Kelly, driver of the Graham Trucking H1 Unlimited Hydroplane boat, lifts his first place trophy, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Seattle after he won the Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup in the annual Seafair hydroplane races. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

J. Michael Kelly piloted the Graham Trucking hydroplane to a victory Sunday in the Seafair Albert Lee Appliance Cup Sunday on Lake Washington.

J. Michael Kelly, left, driving the Graham Trucking H1 Unlimited Hydroplane boat, edges out the Les Schwab Team RedDOT boat, right, driven by Jon Zimmerman, in the final race, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Seattle, of the Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup. Kelly finished first and Zimmerman finished second in the race.
J. Michael Kelly, left, driving the Graham Trucking H1 Unlimited Hydroplane boat, edges out the Les Schwab Team RedDOT boat, right, driven by Jon Zimmerman, in the final race, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Seattle, of the Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup. Kelly finished first and Zimmerman finished second in the race. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren

There was concern that Kelly, along with two other drivers may have possibly jumped the start. After about a 20-minute delay to check the replays, officials ruled the start was clean and Kelly was declared the winner.

Kelly, out of Bonney Lake, is a a first time winner at Seafair.

(KPUG Newsroom – Doug Lange)

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