Race Schedule

Friday July 20, 2018

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Race Boats on Display – Meet & Greet Race Teams

See who is in the driver’s seat of the powerboats at the Race Village. Participating racers will be signing autographs and taking pictures with race fans. Free and open to the public all day.

Great Lakes Mall – 7979 Plaza Blvd., Mentor, OH

Race Village Sponsored by: Huntington Bank

Saturday July 21, 2018 – Testing

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Race Boats on Display – Meet & Greet Race Teams

Boats will be on display and race teams will be on hand throughout the day (while they’re not testing on the lake) at the Race Village located at Great Lakes Mall. Race Village sponsored by Huntington Bank

Great Lakes Mall – 7979 Plaza Blvd., Mentor, OH

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Inspection and Testing

Boats will be escorted from Race Village to the Mentor Lagoons Marina. You can view the racing boat being launched at Mentor Lagoons Marina or watch the warm-up action from Headlands Beach during the City of Mentor’s Beachfest.

Headlands Beach State Park & Mentor Lagoons Marina

7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Block Party in Downtown Willoughby

Meet race teams and see the boats displayed on Erie Street in Downtown Willoughby. The powerboats will parade in after the Willoughby ArtsFest. Free and open to the public. Come out and meet the race teams!

Erie Street, Willoughby, Ohio

Sunday July 22, 2018 – Race Day

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Public Viewing Tent & Beer Garden Open at Headlands Beach State Park

12:00 PM 1st Race
2:00 PM 2nd Race

Sponsored by: Skoda Minotti

Races will be conducted rain or shine. Races may be delayed or canceled in the event of lightning. Race times are approximate and subject to change.

Race Village

See the boats up-close, meet the racers and get their autographs at the Mentor Race Village at the Great Lakes Mall beginning Friday, July 20 through Race Day, July 22

Willoughby Artsfest & Powerboat Block Party

Family friendly fun in Downtown Willoughby, Saturday July 21, 7:30PM – 10:00PM.

Enjoy local artist exhibits, race boats and food!

Race Day

See the world’s biggest and fastest race boats compete deck-to-deck just off the beach. Five classes running at speeds of over 100 miles per hour. Free beach viewing with beer garden, food trucks, entertainment, public address race coverage and restrooms.

All day racing excitement starting 11:AM.

Mentor Offshore Grand Prix Racer Awards Ceremony

Race World Offshore’s racer awards ceremony will be held at Quacker Stake & Lube in Mentor following the races.  The awards ceremony is free and open to the public. Come out celebrate with the winning teams!

The awards ceremony will begin at 6:00 PM on Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Race Team Prize Payouts

Prize MoneyTotal1st2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th10th
US Class 1$28,100$11,000$5,500$3,050$2,050$1,500$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
ProStock Cat$17,750$5,000$3,050$1,900$1,500$1,300$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
ProStock Vee$17,750$5,000$3,050$1,900$1,500$1,300$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000

TOTAL: $100,000
Teams starting the race will receive $1,000 prior to leaving. Balance prize money paid within two weeks.
Full payout is based on a 5 boat minimum start per class then top prize is paid as noted.
A 4 boat start per class will receive prize money from 2nd place to 5th place.
A 3 boat start per class will receive prize money from 3rd place to 5th place.
A 2 boat start per class will receive prize money from 4th place to 5th place.

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