Port Neches River Fest 2016

“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”

Photo By David Alaniz

Full event info can be found here http://bit.ly/1Wd1xA0

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