Here's your guide to powerboat racing this weekend

81st Régates de Valleyfield

The first qualifying events are on the menu for the 2.5-liter, Formula 2500, Hydro 350, as well as the Jersey Speed ​​Skiff and Can-Am. For the Grand Prix class, Friday will be limited to timed practice at the end of the afternoon.

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For Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, 23 daily events are on the menu with the grand finals Sunday afternoon.

To learn more about the pilots and hydroplanes who will participate in the different events, visit hrlhydroplane.com . You will find a descriptive card for each driver in all classes (2.5 liters, Formula 2500, Hydro 350, Grand Prix, and Jersey Speed ​​Skiff). Up-to-date rankings for the various championships are also available.

Now in its 81st year, this world-class sports and culture festival presents hydroplane races featuring eight boat categories and top speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph). On the program: three days of racing and five evenings of entertainment


Riverfront Roar

The Riverfront Roar is part of the Super American Powerboat circuit races, with an oval course marked by buoys set up on the Ohio River starting and finishing at the Marietta levee. The races can be viewed from either side of the river, and Taylor said spectators just bring chairs and blankets down to the river and set up. The heats, which determine starting placement, are run Saturday afternoon for three hours, and the finals are run Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Regatta: COA Annual Thompson Regatta

Event Date: 7/13/2019 – 7/14/2019

Conducting Club: CONNECTICUT OUTBOARD ASSOCIATION (C.O.A.) #8

Place: Thompson , CT West Thompson Lake

Directions: I-395 to Exit 99. Take Rte. 200 East to Thompson Center. At the Red flashing light take a Right onto Rte. 193. At the next traffic light, go straight across Rte. 12. Cross the railroad tracks and go to the top of the hill. Turn Right onto Reardon Rd. to go to the Park Office, Boat Launch and Campground, go straight to cross West Thompson Dam.

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Accommodations:

Americas Best Value Inn , 5 Heritage Rd., Putnam, CT - 860-928-7961
Holiday Inn, 16 Tracy Rd., Dayville, CT - 860-779-3200
Budget Inn, 771 Hartford Tpk., Dayville, CT - 860-774-4515
West Thompson Lake Campgrounds - Reservations-

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Course:

Pro, Mod, Stock, J - 3 laps on an approx. 1 mile course. NOT approved for Records

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Regatta: Wet & Wild Regatta

Event Date: 7/13/2019 – 7/14/2019

Conducting Club: MICHIGAN HYDROPLANE RACING ASSOCIATION #267

Village of Grass Lake Downtown Development Authority

Place: Grass Lake, MI Grass Lake

Directions:

From East or West I-94, take exit #150 (Mt. Hope Rd. / Grass Lake). Go south/right on Mt. Hope Rd and go 4 miles to Michigan Ave. (US 12) and turn right. Go 1 mile to N. Lake St. and turn right. Go 0.5 miles to lake and pits. GPS Address: 308 N. Lake St Grass Lake, MI 49240

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Accommodations:

*NO CAMPING IN PITS! ** Apple Creek Campground and R.V. Park. (517) 522-3467 www.applecreekrv.com ** Holiday RV Campground (517) 522-5846 www.holidayrvcampground.com ** Holiday Inn Express (734)433-1600 (Exit 159 Off I-94) Located in Chelsea, MI (10 Miles) **Travelodge (517) 787-1111 (Exit 141 Off I-94) Located in Jackson, MI (10 Miles).

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Course:

NOT APPROVED FOR RECORDS.
J/SO: Closed Course - 3 Laps of an approx. 1 Mile course. Separate Marathon course.

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Regatta: Rockin The River 2019

Event Date: 7/13/2019 – 7/14/2019

Conducting Club: SPORT RACING LLC # 103

Place: Bay City, MI Saginaw River

Directions:

entrance to ramp and pitts will be Veterans Memorial Park.

Accommodations:

*Comfort Inn ~ 989-892-3501 ~ 501 Saginaw St., Bay City, MI 48708
*DoubleTree by Hilton Bay City Riverfront ~ 989-891-6000 ~ 1 Wenonah Park Pl, Bay City, MI 48708

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Course:

F1 - 7/8 mile, rectangle - Heats = 8 minutes + 1 lap, Final = 18 minutes + 1 lap
SST45 - 1/2 mile, rectangle - Heats = 6 minutes + 1 lap, Final = 16 minutes + 1 lap
Tri-Hull - 1/3 mile, triangle - Heats = 7 laps, Final = 20 laps
J-Hydro - 1/2 miles, rectangle - Heats = 3 laps, Final = 5 laps

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Start Type: F1, SST45 = modified lemans, Tri-hull = paceboat, J-Hydro = clock

Classes: N.A. Championships: SST45, Tri-Hull


Europe

Necko Endurance 2019 World Circuit Championships

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18° Grand Prix Motonautico del Po

World Championship class F.500 European Championship F.250 Italian Championship class F.2 - OSY.400 12 – 13 - 14 JULY 2019

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The race is organized by: Associazione Motonautica Dilettantistica San Nazzaro, Via Cattadori 96, 29010 San Nazzaro d`Ongina (PC) In concurrently §2 Classes and Titles The races will be held in the following classes:

World Championship class F.500 3 heats for 8 laps

European Championship class F.250 4 race for 8 laps

Italian Championship class F.2 2 race for 15 laps

Italian Championship class OSY/400 2 races for 5 laps

The races will take place on 12-13-14 July 2019 in San Nazzaro d`Ongina. address of the venue: Via Mantova – 29010 San Nazzaro – loc. Monticelli D’Ongina (PC)

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