For race boat fans or those interested in seeking some special weekend fun, I thought I would let you know that after 47 years the unlimited hydroplane racing series will return to lake Folsom, Sacramento on May 31- June 2nd.
- Live Music Daily
- Themed Beer Garden
- Food Vendors
- Grandstands and Lake Front Seating
- Live Radio and TV coverage
- Exhibition tents and promotional events
There will be many and various exhibits and events during the 3-day nationally televised event. Tickets can be purchased for the 3 days or individual days.
There is busing available (check http://bigwakeweekend.com/) , or you can ride a bike into the park.
Note: Entrance to the event requires advanced ticket purchase via the event website.
See ALL INFO and ticket details click here:http://bigwakeweekend.com/
General event Must Know Info is here:
Boat lineup will include the Miss Budweiser, Miss Madison, the Pay and Pack special and a bunch of other boats that skim across the water at speeds of over 200 MPH.
The newer boats have gas turbine engines, but there will also be some of the older boats on hand with Allison V-12 aircraft engines.
This event will have national television coverage daily and a summer temperatures always draw a large number of people.
To see more about unlimited hydroplane racing and the H1 Unlimited races, take a look at the main web site here:
To get your motors running, check out the movie “MADISON” on DVD via Netflix or other sources. It is a great primer on the history of the races, and a fantastic true story/feel good movie!!
See movie trailer here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0206113/
Have fun, See ya out there !