APBA Race Circular

Thunder on the Niagara
5/31/2008 – 6/1/2008
NIAGARA FRONTIER BOAT RACING ASSOCIATION #127
 
John Krebs 716-773-0159 
2    1965   
North Tonawanda, NY Niagara River
4/15/2008
 
5/9/2008

Mapquest users: 1200 River Road, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
**FROM NORTH: I-190 South to Lasalle Expressway, turn right at end of Expressway, turn left at light (River Road).
Park will be on right 2-3 miles.
** FROM SOUTH: I-190 North to River Road exit, turn right at bottom of ramp onto River Road. River Road will turn into
Niagara Street, turn left on River Road. Park will be on left 3-4 miles.

Grand Island Holiday Inn Mention `Thunder on the Niagara Boat Race`.
111 Whitehaven Road 716-773-1111
Grand Island, NY 14072 $89 / Night

4 laps of an approx. 1-1/4 Mile course. NOT approved for records.

SAFETY/RESCUE TEAM: Tonawanda Underwater Squad

Tonawanda Underwater Squad

CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED FOR BOTH DAYS. INBOARD: T - 1.5 LITRE STOCK Y - 1 LITRE CLASS S - 2.5 LITRE STOCK E - 5 LITRE GP - GRAND PRIX EXHIBITION ONLY: MAXIMUM OF 3 VINTAGE JERSEY SPEED SKIFF BOATS

Tow Money to be divided amongst all boats making a legal start during the weekend, excluding Grand Prix. Grand Prix will be paid by ACHA-Valleyfield Agreement. If a boat is registered in 2 classes, only one start will be paid.

MANDATORY PREREGISTRATION. In an attempt to streamline the registration process and save time before the Drivers' Meetings, we are requiring everyone to preregister. Checks and registration forms MUST BE RECEIVED by Liz Barker prior to May 26th. Be sure to mail them early enough. Please make checks payable to the Niagara Frontier Boat Racing Association. Contact Liz if you have any questions with this process. No checks will be cashed until after the event. If you are unable to attend the event after registering, your uncashed check will be returned to you.
** On Site Registration - Friday from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Saturday from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.
Sunday - there will be no on-site registration - check in only from 8:00 AM to 9:-00 AM.

Saturday Morning 10:00 AM. Sunday as required.

$90 per registered class for weekend, includes all fees.
Registration done at the racesite will be $140 per registered class for the weekend. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Elizabeth Barker
835 North Colony Rd.
Grand Island, NY 14072
- OR - E-mail to: lizb773@hotmail.com 716-870-3924 (cell) for Emergencies

Race Director (70745) JOHN KREBS, 74 ELSIE LN, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Referee (5419) STEVE BARRETT, 6129 41ST AVE, HYATTSVILLE, MD
Assistant Referee (2604) DAN KANFOUSH, 3435 STONY POINT RD, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Inspector (50943) GARRY MCARTHUR, BOX 28 CAMERONS POINT, CANADA,
Scorer (52054) ELIZABETH BARKER, 835 N COLONY RD, GRAND ISLAND, NY
Risk Manager (73194) LAUREN KREBS, 74 ELSIE LN, GRAND ISLAND, NY

1. THIS EVENT IS JOINT SANCTIONED THROUGH APBA-CBF.
2. This race is being run under APBA, 2 days of points format. Finals will be seeded based on position, not time.
GP Format per agreement.
3. Pit Party Saturday Evening. **Sponsored by Tiger Performance**. Four (4) tickets per boat; additional tickets $10 each.
4. Unless combined, classes with less than 4 boats will not be run, GP excluded.
5. APBA Dress Code will be enforced.
6. Each driver will be required to participate in an Autograph session for spectators located within race site for approx.
20 minutes each.
7. $100 per damaged or dislodged buoy, payable to NFBRA, and due by conclusion of racing 6/1/08.

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.