Video: Officials announce Owensboro Hydrofair, which is set for August

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The City of Owensboro has announced the dates of a new hydroplane racing event.

The hydroplane racing event will consist of two days of racing, with more than 50 teams in 7 different inboard hydroplane classes.

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Presented by Jagoe Homes, the Owensboro HydroFair hydroplane racing event will be at the downtown Owensboro riverfront on the days of August 15 – 16, 2020.

On Friday, Aug. 14, Hydroplanes will be on the water practicing for the races from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT.

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The races themselves will begin at 10:00 a.m. the next day, Saturday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 16, with the final races concluding at 5:00 p.m. both days.

The Owensboro HydroFair is a free community event. Viewing areas will be available on the downtown riverfront throughout Smothers Park.

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