PHOTOS: 2016 UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest on the Detroit River

AmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE along the Detroit River for the 2016 UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest. The UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest celebrated 100 years of racing this weekend on the Detroit River.  This represents the oldest active trophy in motorsports.  Yes, the Gold Cup is back.  The day was hot and muggy, yet fans came out in groves to see the races. J. Michael Kelly won the 2016 Gold Cup driving the U-5 Graham.  “I didn’t think I’d ever win one,” says Kelly.  His average speed was 150 miles per hour, even though the river was choppy.

For more information about the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest, visit www.detroitboatraces.com.

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