Pico Flip at Tri-Cities
Columbia River, Tri-Cities, WA, August 1, 1999
In the running Heat 3A of the Budweiser Columbia Cup With Wings on the Columbia River at Tri-Cities, WA, Chip Hanauer driving Miss PICO rode up the roostertail of the Budweiser in Turn 3 and flipped over. Chip was taken to Kennewick General Hospital for examination after complaining of a sore shoulder. Xrays showed he had no broken bones. Hanauer was released.
After an amazing thrash by the PICO team, backup driver Mike Weber drove Miss PICO to a second place finish in the final heat.
Other news and photos can also be found at the Tri-City Herald Hydros Page.
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