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Hydroplanes won't race on Lake Coeur d'Alene this summer

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -

Hydroplanes won't be racing on Lake Coeur d'Alene again this summer. The race organizer has canceled for the third year in a row because of a lack of sponsorships.
    
The Coeur d'Alene Press reports the general manager of the Coeur d'Alene Silver Cup Unlimited Hydroplane race is working toward hosting races in 2017.
    
Keith Allen says he needs $300,000 in sponsorships before he can launch the next races. Only about $100,000 in pledges have been secured.
    
This year's race had been tentatively planned for Silver Beach on the east side of the lake for mid-July.
    
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Information from: Coeur d'Alene Press, http://www.cdapress.com

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