Events

07/23/2019

Membership Meeting

6:00 pm

Grand Island Rod & Gun Club, 1083 Whitehaven Road Grand Island, NY 14072

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07/23/2019

Membership Meeting

Come on out and get the latest update as to what is going on and see what you can do to help. We welcome anyone who is interested in the sport and wants to learn more. Hope to see you there.

6:00 pm

Grand Island Rod & Gun Club, 1083 Whitehaven Road Grand Island, NY 14072

08/02/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day Set-up

Gratwick Park

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08/02/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day Set-up

  • 8am fence delivery start set up of pits, VIP & Sponsor Tents, installation of parking stakes, ropes and signage
  • Noon crane arrival – removal of light standards and installation of docks
  • Rope off officials dock area, announcer, PA system, radio station
  • 7pm – 7am pit security

Gratwick Park

08/03/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day 1

Gratwick Park

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08/03/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day 1

  • 6:00 Main entrance (Witmer Rd.) closed – VIP, officials, vendors only
  • 7am pits open
  • 9am – 5pm Car show Northern entrance of park
  • 9am safety meeting in pits – Coast Guard, petrol boats, buoy crew, pit workers, dive team,
  • ambulance personal
  • 9:45 national anthem
  • Flag lap Vintage Skiffs
  • 10am first heat
  • 5pm end of racing – river open
  • Northern entrance restricted for fireworks and NT Emergency equipment only
  • 6-8pm pit party pavilion for contestants, sponsors, officials and workers
  • 8pm pit security / pits closed
  • 9:30 fireworks northern portion of park
  • Northern entrance closed for night and Sunday

Gratwick Park

08/04/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day 2

Gratwick Park

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08/04/2019

Hydroplane Racing Day 2

  • 6:30 security at main gate – entrance closed VIP, Officials, and vendors
  • 9:45 National anthems sung by Valerie Sovie
  • Flag laps with vintage Skiffs – works of welcome by Mayor of NT
  • 10:15 am First heat
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm intermission -- Sky divers (4), Vintage GP and vintage skiffs
  • 5:00 pm river open 6:00 pm awards

Gratwick Park