APBA Race Circular

Evansville HydroFest
9/2/2017 – 9/3/2017
EVANSVILLE HYDROFEST #463
9/1/2017
 
 
7    12813   
Evansville, IN Ohio River
7/21/2017
 
8/15/2017

I-69 to Lloyd Expressway West. Exit south on South Fulton Avenue. Get in the Right lane and continue on South Fulton Avenue, which becomes NW Riverside Drive at the curve. Stop at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Court Street. Tropicana Hotel & Casino will be on your left and right. Registration Tent and Pit Access will be directly in front of you. Stay in right hand lane and form a line. Physical address: 421 NW Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47708 USA

Evansville HydroFest has (14) hotels who are providing discounted room rates for the event. All locations are within approximately 10 to 15 minutes of the pits. Visit our website for a complete listing of participating hotels at http://evansvillehydrofest.com/hotels-lodging/
**When making reservations, please make certain to tell the reservations desk you are a participant in the 2017 Evansville HydroFest Labor Day Event to receive your special rates.
**NO camping is permitted in downtown Evansville, Indiana USA.
**RV Parking in downtown Evansville, IN USA MAY be available and requires advance written approval from Race Director.

Closed Course
1 lap = 1.25 miles
4 laps preliminary (qualifying) heats - 5.0 miles total distance
4 laps Championship (final) heats - 5.0 miles total distance

Clock Start

Region 6 Box 21 Safety/Rescue Team

387 feet above sea level

N.A. Championships: All Inboard classes listed will be held Sunday 09-03-17. See notes
Divisional Championships: **Inboard Eastern will be held Saturday 09-02-17. See notes
 
01020   GRAND NATIONAL HYDRO01030   NATIONAL MODIFIED01110   5 LTR01130   2.5 LTR STOCK01140   1 LTR01520   GRAND PRIX01640   SPORTSMAN ADVANCED01650   SPORTSMAN ENTRY
 
01520   GRAND PRIX01650   SPORTSMAN ENTRY

$20,000 USD Total Funds for both tow / prize money. Prize money will be for the top five (5) finishers in each class with a legal field (4 boat minimum), except the Grand Prix class. Grand Prix class per agreement.
**Tow money amount based on mileage percentage and the total number of boats that attend and are registered by Saturdays Drivers meeting. Boat must also make a legal start in at least 1 heat during the weekend to be eligible for tow money.
**The majority of the Total Fund will be in Appearance (Tow) money for each class. Longer distances will earn more.
**All money will be paid to each teams Representative on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the conclusion of the event at Race Headquarters, 401 SE Riverside Drive, Evansville, IN 47713

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CDT
Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 7:00 am to 8:00 am CDT
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 8:00 am to 9:00 am CDT
Ohio Riverfront Registration Tent, Court Street at Riverside Drive, at entrance to Pits. Physical address: 2 Court St., Evansville, Indiana 47708

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9 am CDT
At the base of the Official Timing/Scoring Stand in the Pits.
Subject to change.

$100 USD for entries received by 08-08-17.
$150 USD for entries received after 08-08-17.
Entry Fee includes APBA Inboard Administrative Fee.
Entry Fee must be mailed with Race Entry Form.
No shows will receive a full refund of Entry Fee via USPS Mail after the conclusion of the event.

Mail:
Evansville Events, Inc.
Attention: Evansville HydroFest Race Registrar
401 S.E. Riverside Drive
Evansville, Indiana 47713 USA

Race Director (15579) RANDALL LIENTZ, 806 KIRKWOOD, EVANSVILLE, IN
Referee (50367) DONALD MELILLO, 8039 STONEBARN DR, WEST CHESTER, OH
Assistant Referee (4208) JACK MEYER, 5009 E MANSLICK RD, LOUISVILLE, KY
Inspector (1505) JIM SECHLER, 29305 GLENARDEN ST, FARMINGTON HILLS, MI
Inspector (14429) TIMOTHY COLLINS, 33654 WARREN RD, WESTLAND, MI
Scorer (52006) ANN MARIE SHAW, 20414 SPANGLER DR, LINCOLN, DE
Risk Manager (53770) WILLIAM T NOONAN, 5009 E MANSLICK RD , LOUISVILLE, KY

**Inboard Eastern Divisional Championships will be held Saturday 09-02-17.
**Inboard North American Championships will be held Sunday 09-03-17.
**In the event Saturdays racing is cancelled, Eastern Divisional Championships will be held on Sunday 09-03-17.
**Should the number of entries and time permit, two qualifying heats may be held.
**Testing will be available Friday 09-01-17 from 1:00 pm CDT to 4:30 pm CDT. All boats who want to test must be registered and safety inspected before testing.
**Once a boat is placed in the pits, it can EXIT ONLY at the conclusion of the days race activity, and only with the approval of Mr. Chip Wood, Pit Boss.
**A boat is only eligible for tow money once, regardless of how many classes it runs in.
** $150 will be paid for each buoy destroyed.
**NO Camping is permitted in downtown Evansville, Indiana USA.
**RV Parking MAY be available in downtown Evansville, Indiana USA. If available, advance written approval is required from Mr. Randy Lientz, Race Director.

This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA

All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.