Hydroplane races in Long Sault

Hydroplane races in Long Sault
The races will be held in Long Sault

For three consecutive years, the parks of the St. Lawrence are inviting the Régates de Valleyfield organization to present a more captivating hydroplane race program. The races will be held in Long Sault, Mille Roches, on May 30 and 31. The race program will gather for competition approximately 40 boats in the 1.5L, 2.5L, 5L Pro Stock and Grand Prix classes.

The beginning of the season race provides a great opportunity for the novice and experienced pilots in the field to gain points for the upcoming season.

The race course at Mille Roches, Long Sault, is ideally situated, providing a protected area from the wind and a natural theatre view for spectators. An international field of Canadians and U.S. racers will compete at speeds up to 250 km/h. The speed, noise and spray of these powerful boats racing in a beautiful natural setting is a great opportunity for fans and their families to enjoy a great day of exciting racing.

The Grand Prix 2009 Hydroplane circuit will move to Brockville on June 6 and 7, providing more thrills in the 1.5L, 2.5L, 5L and Pro Stock Class. For race schedules, consult www.regates.ca.

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