Wake the Lake 5 - Race Schedule
Updated Entry List for the OPC National Championsh...
Only 19 Tailgate Spots Left for Wake the Lake 5
OPC Nationals/Wake the Lake 5 Schedule is Set, 6 C...
Wake the Lake 5 - Race Schedule

Wake the Lake 5 - Race Schedule

7/29/2021 -
Friday Aug 6 8am - Driver Registration/Tech Inspection Open Noon – Public Gates Open FREE DAY Noon – 1pm – Open Test Session 15 minutes per class firs
Updated Entry List for the OPC National Championsh...

Updated Entry List for the OPC National Championsh...

7/25/2021 -
Aug 6-8, 2021 the Outbarod Performance Craft Nationals comes to Champions Park Lake. With over 70 entries the competition looks great with 6 classes
Only 19 Tailgate Spots Left for Wake the Lake 5

Only 19 Tailgate Spots Left for Wake the Lake 5

7/20/2021 -
We've updated our event map...no more 6 foot gaps in between tailgate spots. New this year is FREE General Admission Parking will be available on the
OPC Nationals/Wake the Lake 5 Schedule is Set, 6 C...

OPC Nationals/Wake the Lake 5 Schedule is Set, 6 C...

6/29/2021 -
Thursday Aug 5 Teams Begin Moving in and Driver Registration/Tech Inspection Opens Opening Ceremonies Downtown Event – 7pm to 10pm Mothers Stewart Bre

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Wake the Lake 3 - Aug 9-11, 2019  Mark Your Calend

Wake the Lake 3 - Aug 9-11, 2019 Mark Your Calend...

9/10/2018
SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 10, 2018) – The 2019 Wake the Lake 3/Springfield F1 Powerboat Grand Prix will be held Aug. 9 through 11, 2019 at the Champions Park Lake in Springfield, Ohio. The 2018 event saw about 5,000 fans attend the event from across the country. It also had about 20 percent growth in corporate tailgate spots, Promoter Dana Potts said. Officials will plan for continued growth in the tailgate area by increasing its availability for 2019. “It was just such a good vibe on Saturday...more
Get Your Tailgate or Camping Spots While You Can

Get Your Tailgate or Camping Spots While You Can

5/8/2019
Check out the new Champion Park Lake maps with Camping and Tailgating for Wake the Lake 3 and the NGK F1 Powerboat Championship Aug 9-11. Tailgate spots are $100 per spot for the weekend, Camping Spots are $100 per spot for the weekend, and Raceview Camping Spots are $300 per spot for the weekend. In addition if you purchase a tailgating or camping spot you'll get access to our 10 tickets for $100 promotion, a savings of $50 off General Admission ticket prices (Deadline on ticket promotion...more
2019 Wake the Lake 3 Event Schedule Update

2019 Wake the Lake 3 Event Schedule Update

7/18/2019
Wake the Lake 3 Event Schedule FRIDAY, August 9 FREE and open to public 1:00 Gates Open 2:00 Formula 1 Practice 3:00 Formula Lights Practice 4:00 J-Hydro Practice 4:30 Stock Outboard Practice 5:30 RC Boat Practice SATURDAY, August 10 - $15 General Admission - Kids 12 and Under Free 8:00 Gates Open 9:00 Stock Outboard Testing 9:30 Formula 1 Testing 10:30 J-Hydro Testing 11:00 Formula Lights Testing 11:30 RC Boats Testing 12:00 Opening Ceremonies/Formula Lights Parade 12:30 Formula 1 Qualifying...more
General Admission Tickets - $15 per day/$25 weeken

General Admission Tickets - $15 per day/$25 weeken...

7/18/2019
Champions Park Lake is all about making upgrades and creating a better fan experience. We've cut down more trees to give the spectators a better view and we've added a permanent PA system around the facility. General Admission fans can now sit all the way down through turns 2 & 3 or where the boats battle for the first turn after they start from the beach. It'll be an exciting new angle for fans along with new sound system. Thanks to the Springfield Foundation, the APBA Historical Society,...more
Wake the Lake 3 - Fan Logistics Updates

Wake the Lake 3 - Fan Logistics Updates

7/26/2019
2019 Wake The Lake 3 FAN LOGISTICS UPDATE TAILGATERS: Spots include an 18’ wide by 30’ deep grass area along the south-side of the lake. Each site is numbered, starting from the race Starting Area and then heading west from there. Following for each spot: · Each tailgate area will be allowed 2 vehicles – only cars or trucks allowed; · NO overnight tailgating and NO RV parking is allowed in Tailgate area; · You can leave things overnight at your own risk; we are not...more
Save the Date - Wake the Lake 4 - Aug 7-9 2020

Save the Date - Wake the Lake 4 - Aug 7-9 2020

1/8/2020
SPRINGFIELD, OH (Jan 8, 2020) – The 2020 Wake the Lake 4 will be held Aug. 7 through 9, 2019 at the Champions Park Lake in Springfield, Ohio. The 2019 event saw about 6,000 fans attend the event from across the country. It also had about 30 percent growth in tailgate spots and the change to Raceview Camping was a huge hit, Promoter Dana Potts said. Officials will plan for continued growth in the tailgate and spectator areas. “It was just such a good vibe on Saturday and Sunday,” Potts said. “I...more
Wake the Lake 4 Update - It's ON

Wake the Lake 4 Update - It's ON

6/19/2020
Boat Race Fans, It's ON...we are moving forward with Wake the Lake 4..  The Champions Park team have been working diligently with the County Health Commission to ensure the best and safest environment for fans, competitors, and staff during these challenging times.  Listed below is our plan moving forward.  With that said the big items will be maintaining social distancing between tailgate spots and fans.  Tailgating and Camping are limited to 10 people per spot due to State of Ohio guidelines...more
Covid-19 Response Update - Wake the Lake Fans It's

Covid-19 Response Update - Wake the Lake Fans It's...

7/31/2020
The Annual Wake the Lake F1 Powerboat Race is set for it's 4th straight year at Champions Park Lake in Springfield Ohio adjacent to the Clark County Fairgrounds Aug 8-9. Wake the Lake 4 will be the first major boat race since Covid-19 halted professional sporting events across the US. "The boat racers are excited to get back in their race boats. We've got a lot of new teams and new boats that haven't been in the water this year and they're chomping to race." stated Dana Potts, Promotor of...more
Wake the Lake 5 - Info Coming Soon

Wake the Lake 5 - Info Coming Soon

10/28/2020
Dates....sponsors....etc....Coming soon.
Champions Park Lake partners with Flo Racing

Champions Park Lake partners with Flo Racing

2/15/2021
Springfield, OH - Champions Park Lake is excited to announce a new broadcast partnership with FloRacing for the 2021 racing season. FloRacing is an industry-leading motorsports digital streaming service offering from FloSports that is available online and on the FloSports app. The partnership includes showcasing multiple APBA National Championships taking place this season at Champions Park Lake. On the schedule we have APBA Stock/Mod/Jr. Nationals July 12-18, and to finish it off the 5th...more

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