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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NGK Spark Plugs Announces the Primary Sponsorship

NGK Spark Plugs Announces the Primary Sponsorship...

3/29/2017
his six (6)?—?race partnership series is based on the past success and core foundation of the partnership of NGK Spark Plugs and team Seebold Sports. Through this partnership a new series was born and is the first primary series Sponsorship for NGK Spark Plugs in the sport of Formula 1 Powerboat Racing. This series runs April through September of this year and highlights: F1, F-Lights, Tri-Hull and J Hydro powerboats. NGK Spark Plugs, Inc., Vice President of Marketing, David Boer, said:...more
Clark County Fairgrounds moves forward with boat r

Clark County Fairgrounds moves forward with boat r...

2/17/2017
SPRINGFIELD — The Clark County Fairgrounds wants to move forward with its plan to host racing events at its 125-acre lake, which leaders say could draw thousands of tourists and millions of dollars in revenue to Springfield. The Springfield City Planning Board approved a re-zoning request this week to allow the 185-acre property on Laybourne Road to hold racing events. Springfield city commissioners will vote on it in a few weeks. If approved, the fairgrounds will host a few water events...more
Clark County Fairgrounds to host solar boat race t

Clark County Fairgrounds to host solar boat race t...

6/23/2017
SPRINGFIELD —The first boat race at the lake at the Clark County Fairgrounds will take place this week. The 24th annual Solar Splash competition — a collegiate solar boat race that highlights student engineering and design — will be held Wednesday through Sunday at the fairgrounds. “We’re thrilled they’re here,” Fairgrounds Executive Director Dean Blair said. The solar boat regatta was held at Dayton’s Eastwood Park last year. The event is known as the world championship of intercollegiate...more
Tickets On Sale, Lay-out of Venue Released!

Tickets On Sale, Lay-out of Venue Released!

6/27/2017
Springfield, OH - Initial track lay-out is complete, and we couldn't be more excited about this one-of-a-kind venue. It features 24 race-view camping spots and just over 100 tailgating spots situated along the southern part of the race course. The General Admission viewing area will be on a naturally sloped hill, and fans will be allowed to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy a weekend full of racing. "We're so excited about racing in Springfield. There is a long history of tunnel boat...more
Tailgating Spots Are Going FAST!

Tailgating Spots Are Going FAST!

7/18/2017
Springfield, OH - The NGK F1 Powerboat Championships are on their way to the Clark County Fairgrounds and the excitement is building. So much that the Raceview Camping spots SOLD OUT in just a few short weeks. That doesn't mean you've missed out. We have some amazing spots to view the race. This is a unique venue in that we are offering tailgating along the shore where you can see the starts and have a great view of the finish. The tailgating spot is 15 feet wide and 30 feet deep. You...more
The NGK F1 Championship Prepares for Springfield –

The NGK F1 Championship Prepares for Springfield –...

7/31/2017
Slipstream Network is partnering with the Springfield F1 Grand Prix, the penultimate round for the 2017 NGK Spark Plugs F1 Powerboat Championship to bring month-long coverage of the event throughout the month of August. It’s the inaugural event for a powerboat facility that’s the first of its kind at the Clark County fairgrounds in Springfield, OH. Join the Slipstream Podcast as we dive into a discovery of F1 Tunnel Boat racing with promoter Dana Potts and racers, Chris Fairchild and Mark...more
GottaRace named "Official Merchandise" partner of

GottaRace named "Official Merchandise" partner of...

8/1/2017
Springfield, OH - Springfield F1 Grand Prix is proud to have GottaRace as our "Official Merchandise" partner. GottaRace will be displaying their race apparel brands along with developing some cool new merchandise for the inaugural Springfield F1 Grand Prix. "Gerald and I have worked together in the past with the International Motosports Industry Show and I was always impressed on the quality of apparel he puts out in addition his understanding of the grass roots racing industry", stated Dana...more
Finishtiming Partners with Springfield F1 Grand Pr

Finishtiming Partners with Springfield F1 Grand Pr...

8/2/2017
Springfield, OH - Springfield F1 Grand Prix has partnered with Finishtiming to provide live, up-to-date timing and scoring for all racing classes Aug 25-27. In addition to being able to access live timing through FinishTiming's website (www.finishtiming.com), fans will also enjoy digital scoreboards on-site at the Clark County Fairgrounds Lake. "I've known Mike Chatfield for a long time. His company has grown emmensely in the sports timing industry as it pertains to running events," stated...more
Race Schedule Update!

Race Schedule Update!

8/14/2017
Springfield F1 Grand Prix Event Schedule Schedule FRIDAY, August 25 1:00pm Gates Open 3:00 Formula 1 Testing 4:00 Formula Lights Testing 5:00 Vintage Outboard Testing SATURDAY, August 26 8:00am Gates Open 9:00 Formula 1 Testing 10:00 Formula Lights Testing 11:00 Vintage Outboard Testing 12:00pm Opening Ceremonies 1:00 Formula 1 - Heat #1 – Group A-10 Laps - Draw for Position 1:30 Formula Lights - Heat #1 - 10 Laps - Draw for Position 2:00 Formula 1 - Heat #1 – Group B - 10 Laps - Draw for...more
Springfield F1 Grand Prix Airs on CBS Sports Netwo

Springfield F1 Grand Prix Airs on CBS Sports Netwo...

10/20/2017
The Inaugural Springfield F1 Grand Prix will debut this weekend in episode 3 on the CBS Sports Network. It will be a marathon of boat racing with double showings of the Springfield F1 Grand Prix at 12:30pm & 2:30pm est. this Saturday on 10/21/17. Check your local cable networks to see if you have CBS Network. You can also access CBS Network through www.hulu.com if your cable network doesn't carry CBS Network.

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