OPA Grand Prix Coming To Fall River this Weekend
Get ready to rev up those powerboats because the Fall River Grand Prix starts Friday and we've got the days, events and times for ya!
August 26th till August 28th the OPA Racing will take place.
All boats are expected to arrive at Borden Light Marina on the 26th for boat inspections and registration. There will be a racers meet and greet at Tipsy Toboggan around 7:00 p.m. and some live music till 11:30 p.m.
On Saturday, the 27th, there will be a race control and operating meeting and also racer and GPS registration. Race boat testing will be held at 12:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. Then at the end of the day a boat parade and block party will begin at 5:00 p.m. with live music.
Finally, on Sunday August 28th, the races begin. Race 1 will start at 1:00 p.m. and Race 2 will start at 2:00 p.m. (both subject to change). The Awards Ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Borden Light Marina Seagull Barge.
For more information go to www.oparacing.org.
Additional Reporting By: Mikaylee McEwan