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Thursday morning headlines from around the powerboat racing community

While things are winding down at Wakefield Michigan where the APBA Stock J Summer Nationals is coming to a close it’s about to get wild at Depue, IL where the Alky breathing gear heads ramp up for this weekends Daytona 500 of hydroplane racing. Tri-Cities Washington will host the Turbine powered H1 fleet where Oberto Racing is set to make its entry back into the sport under the Madison racing banner. It’s a jam-packed weekend so check back later for further updates.

This weekend, for the 35th consecutive summer, the DePue Men’s Club will put on the Lake DePue Pro National Championship Boat Races.

Races begin at noon on Friday and Saturday and at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

“It’s really the last big event left in town,” said Paul Bosnich III, a DePue native and racer. “The men’s club (which puts on the races) does a lot to support the school. It’s just a huge event and undertaking for the men’s club and town to put this on. To have it for 35 years in a row is an unbelievable feat.”


Thursday, July 25th 2019

When the advance program became available for The 2019 OSY-400 World Championship it was a surprise to The U.S. A-Team that the race would begin on Friday July 26th.

Wakefield 2019 Diamond Racing

Wakefield, MI 2019 APBA Stock and J Summer Nationals. Photos by Diamond Racing

Water Follies Stock Photo

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