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 open Friday Friday June 22, 2018 6:00 AM CDT Boat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to traffic Friday Friday June 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Waterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activated Friday Friday June 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Offsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
HydroFest Gates Open Friday Friday June 22, 2018 8:00 AM CDT (Sunset Drive)
H1 Driver’s / Crew Chief meeting Friday Friday June 22, 2018 8:30 AM CDT (Media Tent)
Pit Pass Tours Friday Friday June 22, 2018 10:00 PM 4:00 PM CDT (busing from event venue to pits)
H1 Unlimited Testing Friday Friday June 22, 2018 10:00 AM 11:00 AM CDT
GPW Testing Friday Friday June 22, 2018 11:00 AM 12:00 PM CDT
Course Transition Friday Friday June 22, 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT Course transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Stock Outboard Demonstration Friday Friday June 22, 2018 12:00 PM 12:30 PM CDT
Stunt Pilot (Tentative)
Friday Friday June 22, 2018 12:30 PM 1:00 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Testing Friday Friday June 22, 2018 1:30 PM 2:30 PM CDT
GPW Qualifying Friday Friday June 22, 2018 2:30 PM 3:30 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Qualifying Friday Friday June 22, 2018 3:30 PM 5:00 PM CDT
Boat crew parking lots open Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 6:00 AM CDT Boat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to traffic Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Waterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activated Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Offsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
H1 Drivers Physicals Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 7:00 AM CDT (held in pits)
HydroFest Gates Open Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 8:00 AM CDT (Sunset Drive)
Driver’s meeting Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 8:00 AM 8:30 AM CDT (near judges’ booth in tented area)
H1 Unlimited Testing Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 8:45:00 AM 9:45:00 AM CDT
GPW Testing Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 9:45:00 AM 10:15:00 AM CDT
Opening Ceremonies Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 10:30 AM CDT
Pit Pass Tours *NOTE Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 10:00 PM 12:00 PM CDT *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 Testing Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 11:00 AM 12:00 PM CDT
Course transition Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT Course transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Wakeboard Exhibition Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT
Autograph Session with Drivers Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 12:15:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT (near judges’ booth in tented area)
GPW Heat 1 Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 1:45:00 PM 2:15:00 PM CDT
Pit Pass Tours Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM CDT (busing from event venue to pits)
Stock Outboard Demonstration Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 2:15:00 PM 2:30 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 1A Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 2:30 PM 3:00 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 1B Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 3:00 PM 3:30 PM CDT
Autograph Session with Wakeboarders Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 3:00 PM 4:00 PM CDT
Stock Outboard Demonstration Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 3:30 PM 4:00 PM CDT
GPW Heat 2 Saturday Saturday June 23, 2018 4:00 PM 5:00 PM CDT
Boat crew parking lots open Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 6:00 AM CDT Boat crew parking lots open / activity begins in pits
Waterway closed to traffic Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Waterway closed to traffic; race course established
Offsite parking lots open / buses activated Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 7:00 AM CDT Offsite parking lots open / buses activated / Highway 69 partial closure
HydroFest Gates Open Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT (Sunset Drive)
H1 Drivers Physicals Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT (held in pits)
H1 Unlimited Testing Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 9:30 AM 10:30 AM CDT
GPW Testing Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 10:30 AM 11:30 AM CDT
Pit Pass Tours Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 10:00 PM 4:00 PM CDT (busing from event venue to pits)
Stock Outboard Demonstration Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 11:30 AM 12:00 PM CDT
Course transition Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT Course transition/entry and exit for spectator boats/no race boat activity
Wakeboard Exhibition Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 12:00 PM 1:30 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 2A Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 1:30 PM 2:00 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 2B Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 2:00 PM 2:30 PM CDT
GPW Heat 3 Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 2:30 PM 3:00 PM CDT
Pit Pass Tours Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 2:00 PM 4:00 PM CDT (busing from event venue to pits)
H1 Unlimited Heat 3A Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 3:00 PM 3:30 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Heat 3B Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 3:30 PM 4:00 PM CDT
Stock Outboard Demonstration Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 4:00 PM 4:30 PM CDT
GPW Championship Race Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 4:30 PM 5:00 PM CDT
H1 Unlimited Championship Race Sunday Sunday June 24, 2018 5:00 PM CDT

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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