19-year old rookie Kayleigh Perkins wins the 2007 Unlimited Light Hydroplane Driver's Championship
Kayleigh with brother Brian, driver of the U-21 & UL-40 (PHOTO - Jack Lowe)
PORT ANGELES, Wash. - Kayleigh Perkins, 19 years old, has won the Unlimited Lights driver championship for 2007 after a second place finish in the finals at Port Angeles, WA. Her boat, the UL-72 Victoria Express presents Miss Boat Electric won the team championship.
It was Kayleigh's first season driving in the unlimited lights ranks and even more amazing since she was splitting the driving duties in the UL-72 and did not race in two events this season.
On the opening day of the 2007 racing season for the Unlimited Lights, it was a rookie driver - and the only female driver - who got the crowd going. More >>
On the opening day of the 2007 racing season for the Unlimited Lights, it was a rookie driver - and the only female driver - who got the crowd going. And at the end of the weekend, Kayleigh Perkins, 18 years old, sits atop the High Points standing for the Unlimited Lights racing series.More >>
Kayleigh has been driving in the Lighter than Lights series and will be the first woman to race Unlimited Lights since 2004 when driver Tracy Morgan ran one race in Valleyfield, Quebec. She split driving time with Patrick Haworth.More >>