APBA Race Circular

2021 Owensboro HydroFair presented by Jagoe Homes
8/21/2021 – 8/22/2021
AMERICAN HYDROPLANE EVENTS LLC #463
8/20/2021
 
City of Owensboro, Kentucky USA 
6    13395   
Owensboro, KY Ohio River
11/24/2020
 

Pits: English Park, 2 Woodford Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303 USA
Judges Stand and Radio Corral: Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301 USA

Event Host Hotels: Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn and Suites, downtown Owensboro, KY USA. These hotels are on either side of the Owensboro Convention Center, where the Judges Stand and Radio Corral will be located.

PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of rooms available for race teams in the blocks. We encourage you to book your rooms early.

Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront
Address: 701 W 1st St, Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: (270) 683-1111
Cutoff date for room block 8/1/21
Rate: $115
Link: https://bit.ly/3iuI6TZ
Group Code: HYD

Hampton Inn & Suites Owensboro Waterfront
Address: 401 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301
Phone: (270) 685-2005
Cutoff date for room block July 31, 2021
Rate: $127
The personalized link for direct distribution is as follows: http://bit.ly/APBAOWBTeamsAug2021 .
Guests may also book by phone, and must mention APBAOWB after providing their dates.

Closed course - 4 laps on a 1.25 course = 5 Miles
Course Elevation: 394 feet
NOT APPROVED FOR RECORDS

Clock

American Hydroplane Events Race Rescue

394 feet

N.A. Championships: GP, GNH, NM, A, E, S, Y
 
01020   GRAND NATIONAL HYDRO01030   NATIONAL MODIFIED01040   2.5 LTR MODIFIED01120   E35001130   2.5 LTR STOCK01140   1 LTR01520   GRAND PRIX
 
01020   GRAND NATIONAL HYDRO01030   NATIONAL MODIFIED01040   2.5 LTR MODIFIED01120   E35001130   2.5 LTR STOCK01140   1 LTR01520   GRAND PRIX

Total Tow/Prize Fund: $15,000 USD.
~Prize Fund will be paid to top 5 positions of Sundays final heat.
~Tow/Prize Fund is for Y, S, E, A, NMH, and GNH classes and does NOT apply to GP class, which has separate Agreement with Promoter. Promoter will mail Prize/Tow Fund payouts to eligible boats no later than September 29, 2021.
Tow Fund will be calculated and paid on a prorata basis of the distance from the boat owners registered address zip code to the Owensboro, Kentucky zip code of 42301. Accordingly, those who travel further will be paid more.

Dates: Thursday, August 19 and Friday, Friday, August 20,2021. Times: 8 am to 5 pm CDT.
Saturday, August 21, 2021. Times: 6:30 am to 8 am CDT.
Place: Holiday Inn Express Conference Room, 701 W 1st St, Owensboro, KY 42301 USA
There will be NO registration after 8 am CDT on Saturday, August 21, 2021.

Saturday, August 21 2021. 9 am CDT.
Place: Pits at English Park, 2 Woodford Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303 USA

Paid in Advance Amount: $200 USD. Includes $25 for APBA Inboard Fund. On-site Amount $250 USD.
Make checks payable to: American Hydroplane Events, LLC. Entry Fee must be mailed with Registration.

Send entries to:
American Hydroplane Events, LLC
215 NW Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47708 USA
Make checks payable to: American Hydroplane Events, LLC.

APBA Online Registration: https://form.jotform.com/212016358996160

RV/Motorhome and Scooter/Golf Cart Registration: https://form.jotform.com/212016243961044

Race Director (15579) RANDALL LIENTZ, 806 KIRKWOOD, EVANSVILLE, IN
Referee (50367) DONALD MELILLO, 8039 STONEBARN DR, WEST CHESTER, OH
Assistant Referee (3091) DAVID SHAW, 20414 SPANGLER DR, LINCOLN, DE
Inspector (1505) JIM SECHLER, 29305 GLENARDEN ST, FARMINGTON HILLS, MI
Scorer (52006) ANN MARIE SHAW, 20414 SPANGLER DR, LINCOLN, DE
Risk Manager (53770) WILLIAM T NOONAN, 5009 E MANSLICK RD , LOUISVILLE, KY

ON SITE CAPSULE TRAINING - August 19, $50, contact Randy Lientz for more information. rlientz@axiomad.com

COVID-19 Statement:
According to Kentucky’s Governor Beshear during his address Friday, 06-11-2021, there are NO requirements for masks and social distancing, and NO restrictions on crowd size. Read the complete text here: https://kentucky.gov/Pages/Activity-stream.aspx?n=GovernorBeshear&prId=819

Race format per APBA Rules for Inboard Racing 16.3.2 (Alternate Format 1):
• 3 qualification heats (2 on Saturday, 1 on Sunday), with 1 final heat on Sunday.
• Clock Start.
• Compete for lanes.
• Final field based on qualification points.
• Quickest elapsed times will be used to resolve any ties in points to determine the final field.
• Counts as 2 days of racing toward national points championship.

**RV/Motorhome parking will be available for Race Teams and APBA Inboard Officials with prior authorization. Send your request with boat number and length of RV/Motorhome via email to Randy Lientz at: rlientz@axiomad.com. You will receive a City of Owensboro Parking Permit for your front window at Registration. There is no electricity or water service at the RV/Motorhome parking lot. It is paved and level, and less than 50 yards to the Pit entrance. The parking lot is located at English Park, 2 Woodford Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303 USA. Look for signs indicating RV/Motorhome parking.

**Golf Carts for Race Teams and APBA Officials are allowed in the Pits with prior authorization. You must provide your own Golf Cart. Send your request with boat number via email to Randy Lientz at: rlientz@axiomad.com. You will receive a City of Owensboro Permit for your windshield at Registration.

**The Judges Stand and Radio Corral are located on the 2nd level of the Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301, which is less than one mile from the Pits, via a 2-lane residential City street. For the convenience of Race Teams and APBA Officials, the City of Owensboro will run 2 continuous shuttle vehicles between the Convention Center and the Pits on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. There is an elevator to the Judges Stand and air conditioned restrooms for your convenience.

** APBA Points both days **
All boats must be in the water and ready to race at the scheduled times.
Should the number of entries and time permit, two qualifying heats may be held.

**Testing will be available on Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:30 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 race activity, and only with the approval of Mr. Chip Wood, Pit Boss.
**All boats who destroy a buoy will pay $200 USD to American Hydroplane Events, LLC for each buoy destroyed.
**All inquiries pertaining to this Event should be sent via email to Randy Lientz at rlientz@axiomad.com.

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.