Boat Races

THRILLS! CHILLS! AND SPILLS! as always will be provided by John Schubert and S.P.O.R.T. (Southern Professional Outboard Racing Tour) – 2 days of “Thunder on the Neches” Tunnel Boat Racing.

 

The Port Neches RiverFest is the only event of its kind in Southeast Texas.

This five-day festival of fun with Thunder on the Neches tunnel boat races held on the Neches River at the Port Neches City Park (620 Grigsby).  Lots of family fun!

 

BOAT RACE SCHEDULE 2017

FRIDAY, MAY 5TH

3:00 p.m.                     Testing Formula Lights

4:00 p.m.                     Testing Formula 1

5:00 p.m.                     Testing Tri-Hull

5:30 p.m.                     Testing J-Hydro

SATURDAY, MAY 6TH

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.        Safety Inspection/Registration

9:00 a.m.        Formula 1 Testing

10:00 a.m.        Formula Lights Testing

11:00 a.m.        Tri-Hull Testing

11:30 a.m.        J-Hydro Testing

12 Noon           Driver’s Meeting – RIVER OPEN

1:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #1 / 7 laps / draw for position

1:30 p.m.       Formula 1 – Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

2:15 p.m.       Formula Lights – Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

3:00 p.m.       J-Hydro – Heat #1 / 3 laps / draw for start and props

3:15 p.m.       RIVER OPEN

3:45 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #2 / 7 laps / reverse order of points

4:15 p.m.        Formula Lights – Heat #2 / 10 laps

4:45 p.m.        J-Hydro – Heat #2 / 3 laps / draw for prop

5:00 p.m.        Formula 1 – Heat #2 / 10 laps

6:00 p.m.        RIVER OPEN

SUNDAY, MAY 7TH

9:00 a.m.        Formula 1 Testing

9:30 a.m.        Formula Lights Testing

10:00 a.m.        Tri-Hull Testing

10:30 a.m.        J-Hydro Testing

11:00 a.m.        Driver’s Meeting / RIVER OPEN

12:00 Noon      Formula 1 – Heat #3 / 10 laps

12:30 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #3 / 7 laps

1:00 p.m.        Formula Lights – Heat #3 / 10 laps

1:45 p.m.        J-Hydro – Heat #3 / 3 laps

2:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Heat #4 / 7 laps

2:30 p.m.        J-Hydro – Final / 5 laps

2:45 p.m.        RIVER OPEN

3:15 p.m.        Formula Lights – Final /30 laps

4:00 p.m.        Tri-Hull – Final / 20 laps

4:30 p.m.        Formula 1 – Final / 30 laps

6:00 p.m.        Awards Presentation – RIVER OPEN