Beachgoers and boat racing enthusiasts can catch some action on Cocoa Beach at the first annual Thunder on the Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix Aug. 20 –22.
Racing teams from all over the world will compete for top honors at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour along Florida’s Space Coast. The dry pits and the wet pits, where the boats can be viewed, are located at the Cove area in neighboring Port Canaveral.
The Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix is a Super Boat International event. Super Boat International is a top
sanctioning body in offshore powerboat racing. The Space Coast Grand Prix racecourse will bring the Super Boat teams from their pits at Port Canaveral, to the racecourse starting line at Cocoa Beach Pier. The teams will race along the coastline to the finish line back at the Cocoa Beach Pier.
For event information, contact Josh Blakley, founder of Space Coast Super Boat LLC at (321) 693-7437 or visit
www.spacecoastsuperboat.com. For hotel specials and race packages, go to www.space-coast.com
Thunder on the Beach Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix
Schedule of Events:
Aug. 20 – 22, 2010
Friday, Aug. 20
9 AM to 5 PM – Registration: Race Village – Dave Nisbet Drive, Port Canaveral
9 AM to 5 PM – Super Boats on display in the Dry Pits at The Cove area, Port Canaveral
11 AM to 5 PM – Press Credentials: Race Village
4 PM to 9 PM – Live Music at Port Canaveral’s The Cove
6 PM to 9 PM – Racers Party, Milliken’s Reef in The Cove
Saturday, Aug. 21
9 AM to 5 PM – Super Boats in the dry pits at Race Village at The Cove
11 AM to 5 PM – Press credentials, Race Village
12 PM to 9 PM – Live music at The Cove
8:30 PM to 10 PM – Racers Party Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill
Sunday, Aug. 22
11 AM – First Race Starts
1 PM – Second Race Starts
5 PM – Awards ceremony
For additional information on race teams and Super Boat International, contact Roderick Cox at The Cox Group at (704) 896-2323. Super Boat International is a sanctioning body of offshore powerboat racing.