Roostertail Talk

Roostertail Talk

A show dedicated for preserving the history, breaking down the racing and looking to the future of the incredible sport of Unlimited Hydroplane racing. My name is David Newton, and I will be brining you a bi-weekly show in which we will discuss the boats, drivers, owners, crew members, legends, fans and anything that is involved with the sport that I love; hydroplane racing.... Show More

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Welcome to the ninth episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is Part 3 and the last of our Seafair Special.  In this episode I talk with long time friends and crew members Jim Bakke and Jimmy Gilbert from the Graham Trucking and Homestreet Bank racing teams. They both give great insights to the technical side of the sport, fun memories and what it takes to be a crew member on an Unlimited Hydroplane. Enjoy!

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Welcome to the eighth episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is Part 2 of our Seafair Special.  There are many interviews in this episode which include: Jay Boitano, business owner and sponsor of "Boitano Homes", fans from around the world that came to Seafair and Findley and Dustin Echols talk about racing J-Stock hydroplanes at Seafair. Enjoy!

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Welcome to the seventh episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is Part 1 of a Seafair Special.  In this episode I dive into my Seafair experience. I sat down and talked with Patrick Harrison, the Director of Marketing and Communications to discuss Seafair's connection with the Seattle community.  I also revisit the qualifying and racing results, including a dissection of the Final Heat controversy... Enjoy!

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Welcome to the sixth episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is Part 2 of a 2 Part Columbia Cup Special.  In this episode there are many different interviews put together, hopefully giving you a taste of what the Columbia Cup has to offer. While walking the shore of the Columbia River, I met and talked with several die-hard hydroplane fans.  There is also an interview with Mike Denslow, the creator of the "Love the Tri" logo ... Read more

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Welcome to the fifth episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is Part 1 of a 2 Part Columbia Cup Special.  In this episode I sit down and chat with U-99.9 Unlimited Hydroplane Driver Brian Perkins after his incident that morning (so glad he is safe and ok!). We talk about hydroplanes, his new ride and even time travel.  I also talk about the RC hydroplanes that race every year at the Columbia Cup.  They are a great additi... Read more

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Welcome to the forth episode of "Roostertail Talk". I get a chance to sit down and talk with Jeff Bernard as he rejoins the Unlimited field after a few years absence.  We talk about his racing career and his addition to the Oberto team.  I also go into more details of the Columbia Cup and preview the 10 boat field.  Do your predictions of the race line up with mine? Tune in to find out.  Enjoy!

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Welcome to the third episode of "Roostertail Talk". In this episode I talk with Larry Oberto about hydroplanes, his family, the Oberto legacy, car racing and much more.  Larry is a Seattle native and with his family and the "Oberto Company", they have made huge contributions to hydroplane racing for over 44 years.  His family is helping to keep the tradition alive as the "Oberto Specialty Meats Company" is sponsoring Miss... Read more

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July 16, 2019 29 min

Welcome to the second episode of "Roostertail Talk". This is a bonus minisode (mini podcast episode) in which I will answer some listener questions, feature stories of hydroplane past from different listeners and define a hydroplane terminology. This is a bonus episode, so it will be shorter then a normal length episode. Enjoy! 

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Welcome to the first episode in my new Podcast of "Roostertail Talk". The goal of this bi-weekly podcast will be to preserve the history, chat about the racing and even the future of hydroplane racing. In this episode I will discuss my background in the sport (won't take long), talk about memories of races past, discuss the 2019 Gold Cup and give you an insight into what to expect in each episode.  Enjoy! 

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Welcome to the first episode in my new Podcast of "Roostertail Talk". The goal of this bi-weekly podcast will be to preserve the history, chat about the racing and even the future of hydroplane racing. In this episode I will discuss my background in the sport (won't take long), talk about memories of races past, discuss the 2019 Gold Cup and give you an insight into what to expect in each episode.  Enjoy! 

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