blank 06/15/15 12:14PM Events, Great Lakes Grand Prix, Offshore Powerboat Racing

7th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix returns to Michigan City LaPorte
July 31-August 2, 2015

Great Lakes Grand Prix Logo

The Great Lakes Super Boat Grand Prix will be held JULY 30 AUG. 2, 2015 at Washington Park Beach, Michigan City, IN.

The Great Lakes Grand Prix is part of the Super Boat International offshore powerboat racing schedule and will feature many of the world's fastest and most powerful offshore power boats speeding past spectators on Washington Park Beach at speeds nearing 150 miles per hour. Throughout this exciting 3-day event, walk through the park and chat with racers, team members and boat owners while getting up close and personal with these mammoth watercraft which will also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City.

This year they are bringing the race closer to you with the new Official Race App with live streaming and up-to-date action direct to your mobile device.

Offshoe Powerboat Racing

Great Lakes Grand Prix 2015.
Schedule of Events
Tentative 2015 Schedule

Thursday, July 30, 2015
7pm - VIP/Meet the racers party - TBA

Friday, July 31, 2015
9am-10pm - Dry Pit/Race Village open to public
9am-5pm - Registration & Inspection
11am-11pm - Vendors & Beer Garden open
4-10pm - Taste of Michigan City, Downtown, MC
5-8pm - Michigan City Harbor Fest

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015
8am - EVP Great Lakes Beach Championships
8:30am - Mandatory Drivers Meeting
8am-5pm - Fueling - Southern Race Fuels
9am-5pm - Dry Pits open to public
9am-5pm - Vintage Car Show by Four As Car Club
9am-11pm - Vendors & Beer Garden open
10am-5pm - Registration & Inspection
Noon-5pm - Testing & Launching
Noon-10pm Taste of Michigan City, Downtown, MC
6:30pm - Boat Parade & Block Party, Downtown, MC

Sunday, August 2, 2015
7:30-8:30am - Physicals
8am-Noon - Fueling
8am - 4pm - Launching
8:30am - Mandatory Drivers Meeting
9am- Dry Pits/Race Village open to the public
9am-5pm - Vendors & Beer Garden open
10am - FAA Meeting
10am-5pm - VIP Tented Seating
10:30am-Noon - VIP Brunch, catered by Spa Special Events Center
10:45am - Opening Ceremonies
10:45am Boats to Mill Area for 1st Race
11am Start of 1st Race
12:45pm - Boats to Mill Area for 2nd Race
1pm - Start of 2nd Race
6pm - Awards Banquest at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
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