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1 Litre

1 Litre

1 Litre ("Y" class) hydroplanes are small, light and lightning quick, racing to speeds over 105 mph. While supercharging is not allowed, other modifications are encouraged. Engines are automotive or marine based, 2 or 4-cycle style. Maximum limit of 2-cycle is 1160 cc and maximum limit of 4-cycle is 1315 cc. The most common engines are from 2-cycle personal water crafts boats!

1 Litre Specifications

Minimum Length:13' 6
Minimum Weight:750 or 825 lbs including driver depending on boat length
Engine:Fall into 4 categories with varying modification limits. 1030 cc, 1160 cc, 1260 cc, and 1315 cc
Fuel:Racing fuel per APBA specs
Approximate Speed:105mph

1 Litre High Point Winners

YearDriver/OwnerRacesPoints
2020ROBERT WILSON10
2019BILL WALLACE152853
2018TIMOTHY COLLINS153143
2017TIMOTHY COLLINS153820
2016TIMOTHY COLLINS153065
2015STAN MASEL153025
2014JIM SECHLER153120
2013JIM SECHLER153100
2012JIM SECHLER153143
2011JIM SECHLER153143
2010JIM SECHLER153150
2009JIM SECHLER153115
2008JIM SECHLER153150
2007JIM SECHLER153100
2006JIM SECHLER153150
2005JIM SECHLER153188
2004ROBERT WILSON152670
2003RUSSELL K DODGE152320
2002JOSEPH CHEEZUM152745

1 Litre National Champions

YearDriver/Owner
2019ROBERT WILSON
2018TIMOTHY COLLINS
2017TIMOTHY COLLINS
2016NICK BONONCINI
2015STAN MASEL
2014JIM SECHLER
2013JIM SECHLER
2012JIM SECHLER
2011JIM SECHLER
2010JIM SECHLER
2009JIM SECHLER
2008JIM SECHLER
2007JIM SECHLER
2006JIM SECHLER
2005JIM SECHLER
2004TERRY BROWNING JR
2003JOSEPH CHEEZUM
2002RUSSELL K DODGE

1 Litre Records

RecordSiteDriver/OwnerSpeed
5 mile/3 laps
APBA
Apr 27, 2013
Yelm, WA
Dan Kanfoush
Jim Sechler
98.549
5 mile/4 laps
APBA
Sep 15, 2012
Hillsboro, OH
Dan Kanfoush
Jim Sechler
92.535
5 mile/5 laps
APBA
Mar 2, 2014
Lakeland, FL
Dan Kanfoush
Jim Sechler
86.576
1/4 mile
WORLD
Sep 27, 2014
New Martinsville, WA
Dan Kanfoush
Jim Sechler
115.281