By DAVE TAYLOR
The Trimble Banner
Longtime hydroplane racing veteran Jerry Hopp carried the name of a Carrollton restaurant to victory in the championship heat of the Grand Prix West race Saturday in the Madison Regatta.
The 67-year-old Snohomish, Wash., driver—the dean of drivers active in hydroplane racing—happily praised Down on Main Street, his team’s “food sponsor” who “fed the crew the whole time we were here,” he said Sunday. “Excellent food, we loved their steaks, I mean they were huge!”