Port Neches River Fest

Physical Address of Race Site:

620 Grigsby

Port Neches, Texas 77651


** BE ADVISED **

BEST ENTRY TO RACE SITE FOR RACERS AND BOATS WILL BE VIA LLANO ST

RACERS AND BOAT SHOULD AVOID MERRIMAN ST


Over the course of the last 15 years, Port Neches River Fest has grown into one of the longest running and largest power boat races in the United States. Participants come from all over North America to take part in this great event!

Conducting Club(s):

  • S.P.O.R.T

Friday April 29, 2016

  • 3:00 Testing Formula Lights
  • 4:00 Testing SPORT F1
  • 5:00 Testing Tri-Hull
  • 5:30 Testing J-Hydro

Saturday April 30, 2016

  • 8-10:30 Safety Inspection/Registration
  • 9:00 SPORT F1 Testing
  • 10:00 Formula Lights Testing
  • 11:00 Tri-Hull Testing
  • 11:30 J-Hydro Testing
  • 12:00 Driver's Meeting - River Open
  • 1:00 Tri-Hull - Heat #1 / 7 laps / draw for position
  • 1:30 SPORT F1 - Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position
  • 2:15 Formula Lights - Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position
  • 3:00 J-Hydro - Heat #1 / 3 laps / draw for start and props
  • 3:15 River Open
  • 3:45 Tri-Hull - Heat #2 / 7 laps / reverse order of points
  • 4:15 Formula Lights - Heat #2 / 10 laps / reverse order of points
  • 4:45 J-Hydro - Heat #2 / 3 laps / draw for prop
  • 5:00 SPORT F1 - Heat #2 / 10 laps / reverse order of points

Sunday May 1, 2016

  • 9:00 SPORT F1 Testing
  • 9:30 Formula Lights Testing
  • 10:00 Tri-Hull Testing
  • 10:30 J-Hydro Testing
  • 11:00 Driver's Meeting - River Open
  • 12:00 SPORT F1 - Heat #3 / 10 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
  • 12:30 Tri-Hull - Heat #3 / 7 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
  • 1:00 Formula Lights - Heat #3 / 10 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
  • 1:45 J-Hydro - Heat #3 / 3 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
  • 2:00 Tri-Hull - Heat #4 / 7 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
  • 2:30 J-Hydro - Final / 5 laps
  • 2:45 River open
  • 3:15 Formula Lights - Final / 30 laps
  • 4:00 Tri-Hull - Final / 20 laps
  • 4:30 SPORT F1 - Final / 30 laps
  • 6:00 Awards Presentation - River Open

Hotel Accommodations:

Holiday Inn
2929 Jimmy Johnson Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone:(409) 724-5000
Rooms from $110 per night

Holiday Inn Express
3115 Central Mall Drive
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone:(409) 853-4114
Rooms from $150 per night

Hampton Inn
7660 Memorial Blvd
Port Arthur, TX 77642
Phone:(409) 722-6999
Rooms from $130 per night

Race Course:

  • SPORT F1 - 5/8 mile, rectangular, Lemans start
  • Formula Lights - 1/2 mile, rectangular, Lemans start
  • TriHull - 3/8 mile, triangular, pace boat start
  • J-Hydro - 1/2 mile, rectangular, pace boat start

Officials:

  • Race Director - John Schubert
  • Referee - Doug Rea
  • Starter - Darrel Beaulier
  • Inspector - Roger Carr
  • Scorer - Lyndsay Mathews


Schedule

APR 10 APR 10 2016 Highlands Spring Classic
Highlands, TX
S.P.O.R.T.
Formula Lights SPORT Formula Lights USF1 J Hydro SPORT F1 Tri Hull
APR 29 MAY 01 2016 Port Neches Riverfest
Port Neches, TX
S.P.O.R.T.
Formula Lights SPORT Formula Lights USF1 J Hydro SPORT F1 Tri Hull
JUN 03 JUN 05 2016 Maple City Grand-Prix
LaPorte, IN
US Formula 1 Powerboat Tour
Formula 1 Formula Lights J Hydro
JUN 17 JUN 19 2016 Thunder on the Cumberland
Nashville, TN
S.P.O.R.T.
Tri Hull
JUN 25 JUN 26 2016 Bay City River Roar
Bay City, MI
US Formula 1 Powerboat Tour
Formula 1 Formula Lights SPORT F1
SEP 16 SEP 18 2016 Showdown on the Sabine
Orange, TX
S.P.O.R.T.
Formula Lights SPORT Formula Lights USF1 J Hydro SPORT F1 Tri Hull
OCT 09 OCT 09 2016 Highlands Fall Classic
Highlands, Texas
S.P.O.R.T.
Formula Lights SPORT J Hydro SPORT F1 Tri Hull
JUL 14 JUL 16 2017 Regates De Valleyfield
Valleyfield, Quebec
US Formula 1 Powerboat Tour
Formula 1
AUG 04 AUG 06 2017 Three Rivers Regatta
Pittsburgh, PA
US Formula 1 Powerboat Tour
Formula 1 Formula Lights USF1