Guntersville Lake Hydrofest June 22-24

Boat racing returns to Lake Guntersville this summer, bringing back one of the oldest and most popular tourism events held on the 69,000 acre reservoir. Don’t miss this exciting event featuring the Unlimited Series! Tickets will go on sale March 1, 2018.

This weekend will feature other exciting water sports including the Grand Prix World hydros, stock outboard racing as well as a Wakeboard Exhibition with some of the top professional athletes competing in the industry today. Static displays, a boat show, food and fun including the appearance of one of the most famous boats in the history of the Unlimited Series — Miss Budweiser — will round out the festival.”

For more information, please visit http://www.guntersvillelakehydrofest.com

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

Boat crew parking lots openFridayFriday June 22, 20186:00 AMEDTBoat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to trafficFridayFriday June 22, 20187:00 AMEDTWaterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activatedFridayFriday June 22, 20187:00 AMEDTOffsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
HydroFest Gates OpenFridayFriday June 22, 20188:00 AMEDT(Sunset Drive)
H1 Driver’s / Crew Chief meetingFridayFriday June 22, 20188:30 AMEDT(held near judges booth in event venue)
Pit Pass ToursFridayFriday June 22, 201810:00 PM4:00 PMEDT(busing from event venue to pits)
H1 Unlimited TestingFridayFriday June 22, 201810:00 AM11:00 AMEDT
GPW TestingFridayFriday June 22, 201811:00 AM12:00 PMEDT
Course TransitionFridayFriday June 22, 201812:00 PM1:30 PMEDTCourse transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Stock Outboard DemonstrationFridayFriday June 22, 201812:00 PM12:30 PMEDT
Stunt Pilot (Tentative)
FridayFriday June 22, 201812:30 PM1:00 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited TestingFridayFriday June 22, 20181:30 PM2:30 PMEDT
GPW QualifyingFridayFriday June 22, 20182:30 PM3:30 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited QualifyingFridayFriday June 22, 20183:30 PM5:00 PMEDT
Boat crew parking lots openSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20186:00 AMEDTBoat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to trafficSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20187:00 AMEDTWaterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activatedSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20187:00 AMEDTOffsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
H1 Drivers PhysicalsSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20187:00 AMEDT(held in pits)
HydroFest Gates OpenSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20188:00 AMEDT(Sunset Drive)
Driver’s meetingSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20188:00 AM8:30 AMEDT(near judges’ booth in tented area)
H1 Unlimited TestingSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20188:45:00 AM9:45:00 AMEDT
GPW TestingSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20189:45:00 AM10:15:00 AMEDT
Opening CeremoniesSaturdaySaturday June 23, 201810:30 AMEDT
Pit Pass Tours *NOTESaturdaySaturday June 23, 201810:00 PM12:00 PMEDT*NOTE: No Pit tours during noon -1:55 p.m. (busing from event venue to pits) Teams will hold autograph session in event venue
H1 Unlimited TestingSaturdaySaturday June 23, 201811:00 AM12:00 PMEDT
Course transitionSaturdaySaturday June 23, 201812:00 PM1:30 PMEDTCourse transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Wakeboard ExhibitionSaturdaySaturday June 23, 201812:00 PM1:30 PMEDT
Autograph Session with DriversSaturdaySaturday June 23, 201812:15:00 PM1:30 PMEDT(near judges’ booth in tented area)
GPW Heat 1SaturdaySaturday June 23, 20181:45:00 PM2:15:00 PMEDT
Pit Pass ToursSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20182:00 PM4:00 PMEDT(busing from event venue to pits)
Stock Outboard DemonstrationSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20182:15:00 PM2:30 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 1ASaturdaySaturday June 23, 20182:30 PM3:00 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 1BSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20183:00 PM3:30 PMEDT
Autograph Session with WakeboardersSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20183:00 PM4:00 PMEDT
Stock Outboard DemonstrationSaturdaySaturday June 23, 20183:30 PM4:00 PMEDT
GPW Heat 2SaturdaySaturday June 23, 20184:00 PM5:00 PMEDT
Boat crew parking lots openSundaySunday June 24, 20186:00 AMEDTBoat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to trafficSundaySunday June 24, 20187:00 AMEDTWaterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activatedSundaySunday June 24, 20187:00 AMEDTOffsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
HydroFest Gates OpenSundaySunday June 24, 20188:00 AMEDT(Sunset Drive)
H1 Drivers PhysicalsSundaySunday June 24, 20188:00 AMEDT(held in pits)
H1 Unlimited TestingSundaySunday June 24, 20189:30 AM10:30 AMEDT
GPW TestingSundaySunday June 24, 201810:30 AM11:30 AMEDT
Pit Pass ToursSundaySunday June 24, 201810:00 PM4:00 PMEDT(busing from event venue to pits)
Stock Outboard DemonstrationSundaySunday June 24, 201811:30 AM12:00 PMEDT
Course transitionSundaySunday June 24, 201812:00 PM1:30 PMEDTCourse transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Wakeboard ExhibitionSundaySunday June 24, 201812:00 PM1:30 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 2ASundaySunday June 24, 20181:30 PM2:00 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 2BSundaySunday June 24, 20182:00 PM2:30 PMEDT
GPW Heat 3SundaySunday June 24, 20182:30 PM3:00 PMEDT
Pit Pass ToursSundaySunday June 24, 20182:00 PM4:00 PMEDT(busing from event venue to pits)
H1 Unlimited Heat 3ASundaySunday June 24, 20183:00 PM3:30 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 3BSundaySunday June 24, 20183:30 PM4:00 PMEDT
Stock Outboard DemonstrationSundaySunday June 24, 20184:00 PM4:30 PMEDT
GPW Championship RaceSundaySunday June 24, 20184:30 PM5:00 PMEDT
H1 Unlimited Championship RaceSundaySunday June 24, 20185:00 PMEDT

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ADULT GENERAL ADMISSION: $20 PER WEEKEND PASS
CHILDREN, AGES 6-12 GENERAL ADMISSION: $10 PER WEEKEND PASS (CHILDREN AGE 5 AND UNDER WILL BE FREE)

MARSHALL COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
Post Office Box 711 / 200 Gunter Avenue
Guntersville, Alabama 35976
Phone: (256) 582-7015 / (800) 582-6282
Fax: (256) 582-3682
http://www.marshallcountycvb.com

68th Annual Madison Regatta Summer Festival July 6-8

The Madison Regatta is the city of Madison’s premier summer event featuring Unlimited and Grand Prix class hydroplane racing. The summer festival event, held every year July fourth weekend, also features a Saturday night music concert and Zambelli fireworks extravaganza. This will be the 68th year the Madison Regatta has been held and is one of the oldest sporting events in the state of Indiana.

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Madison Regatta

Website: Madisonregatta.com
E-mail: info@madisonregatta.com
Phone: 812.274.0400
Twitter: @madisonregatta
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madisonregatta

PO Box 341
201 East Vaughn Drive
Madison, IN 47250

WORX Radio covers the Madison Regatta from start to finish: Listen Live

The Madison Courier covers the entire H1 Unlimited circuit in detail and has been honored by H1 Unlimited in 2012 and 2013 for the Best Seasonal Print Coverage.

HAPO Columbia Cup July 27-29

The HAPO Columbia Cup is always a favorite stop on the Unlimited circuit. Begun in 1966, the event is a community favorite, always bringing tens of thousands of fans to the shores of the Columbia River for three days of sun-baked racing on one of the fastest courses we race on. In terms of all-out speed and excitement, it doesn’t get much better than Tri-Cities!

With most of the teams headquartered in Washington State, the race is guaranteed to have one of the largest and fastest fields of the year!

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Tickets are available at the Water Follies website

Tri-City Water Follies

Website: www.waterfollies.com
E-mail: info@waterfollies.com
Phone: (509) 783-4675
Fax: (509) 388-0191
Twitter: @Water_Follies
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tricitywaterfollies

621 N Gum
Suite A
Kennewick, WA 99336

KNDU-TV broadcasts Sunday’s action from start to finish

Seafair Weekend featuring the Albert Lee Appliance Cup August 3-5

One of the most popular events of Seafair is the Albert Lee Appliance Cup, which is held on beautiful Lake Washington in Seattle. The race attracts tens of thousands of spectators, both those standing on the public shores of the lake, and those in boats anchored just outside the course on the Log Boom. The same weekend, in a tradition restarted in 1972, the Blue Angels also perform their aerial stunts over the lake between races.

Make your way down to Genesee Park in Seattle to witness the World’s Most Spectacular Race Boats go head to head on the largest stage H1 Unlimited Hydroplane drivers will race on all season. Immense crowds, live streaming coverage online and live radio broadcast of the races make this an event not to miss!

With most of the teams headquartered in Washington State, the race is guaranteed to have one of the largest and fastest fields of the year!

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Tickets are available on the Seafair website

SEAFAIR

Website: www.seafair.com
E-mail: info@seafair.com
Phone: (206) 728-0123
Fax: (206) 728-9506
Twitter: @SeafairFestival
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Seafair

2200 Sixth Avenue
Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98121

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Gold Cup August 24-26

The APBA Gold Cup is the oldest trophy in all of the motorsports and is literally the Gold Standard for the sport. The Detroit River course combines the widest and tightest turns on the Unlimited circuit. With 200+ MPH top speeds and the always unpredictable river, get ready for the action on the most unique racecourse of the series!

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Tickets are available on the Detroit Boat Races website or call 313-329-8047

Website: www.detroitboatraces.com
Detroit Riverfront Events Inc.
P.O. Box 71
Washington, MI 48094-9998
313-329-8047
Detroit Boat Races on Facebook: Event information and photos

Detroit Boat Races on Twitter: Event information and photos

Detroit Free Press: Motorsports section

HomeStreet Bank San Diego Bayfair September 14-16

In existence since 1964, the San Diego Bayfair will offer a variety of activities on and off the water. For three days, H1 Unlimited hydroplanes race on the wind protected waters of Mission Bay on a 2-1/2 mile race course which is one of the sport’s two super speedways.

The beautiful white sandy beaches offer fans a one of a kind environment to watch an H1 Unlimited hydroplane race. In addition to admission to activities and pit row on Fiesta Island. Bayfair offers overnight R/V spaces in Mission Bay Park and the only time of year for beach camping on East Vacation Island, all overlooking the azure blue race course.

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Bayfair

Website: www.sandiegobayfair.org
E-Mail: bayfairinfo@gmail.com
Phone: 858-578-7454
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SD_Bayfair
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SanDiegoBayfair

P.O. Box 600426
San Diego, CA 92160