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Midwest Nationals; June 21-23rd, Alton, IL

June 21 - June 23

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FORMULA ONE RACING  X  LIVE MUSIC  X  CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

Formula 1 Powerboat Racing is teaming up with the Mississippi River Festival in Alton, IL on June 21 – 23! Kick off the event on Belle Street at Mac’s Downtown the evening of June 21 with a Meet & Greet Street Party where you can meet drivers, see the racing boats up close and personal, and grab some food. After watching a full day of racing on Saturday, June 22, grab your tickets and head on over to the MRF for live music from bands like Larkin Poe, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Fastball & Feel. Racing continues on Sunday, June 23, with a corn hole tournament, then concluding the weekend with an Awards Presentation.

COST- General Admission is FREE to view the racing. Bleacher seats and VIP available for upgrade here. 
Mississippi River Festival tickets sold separately.

GET YOUR FREE GENERAL ADMISSION, BLEACHER, OR VIP TICKET TODAY!

OR

WATCH LIVE on JUNE 22 at 1:00pm CST!

240424 PUBLIC F1 Powerboat Parking V2

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Q & A:

CAN I VIEW IT FROM THE WATER?     Yes, as long as you are outside of the safety zones (as seen on the image of the map above), you can view from your water craft in the NO WAKE ZONE.

WHERE CAN I LAUNCH MY BOAT FROM? The Alton Marina ramp will be closed to the public throughout the day, so other access points will have to be used around the area to launch your boat in. Check the schedule below for exact timing on boat ramp closures.

MORE INFORMATION

https://www.riversandroutes.com/events/f1-powerboat-championship/ 

 

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SCHEDULE (CST)

*TENTATIVE SCHEDULE*

Friday June 21

9:00 Water Safety Zone & Race Course Set Up 
11:00-5:00pm- Alton Marina Ramp Closure
1:00 Formula 1- TESTING
2:00 Formula Lights- TESTING
Food & Vendor Displays Begin
2:45 Tri-Hull- TESTING
3:30 Formula 1- TESTING
5:00 Water Safety Zone & Race Course Removal
5:30 Boat Escort to Street Party
6:00 Food & Vendor Displays Close
6:30 Kickoff Drivers Meet & Greet Street Party at Mac’s Downtown~ Off of Beale and Third St.

Saturday June 22

7:00 Water Safety Zone & Race Course Set Up
7:00-6:00pm Alton Marina Ramp Closure
9:00-5:00pm Vendor Display & Food Area Operating Hours- F1PC
9:00 Tri-Hull- TESTING
9:30 Formula 1- TESTING
10:00 Formula Lights- TESTING
10:20 Formula Lights- QUALIFYING
11:00 Formula 1- QUALIFYING
11:40-12:40 Drivers Meeting All Classes – River Open
1:00 Tri-Hull- HEAT #1
1:20 Formula 1 – Group A- HEAT #1
2:00 Formula Lights- HEAT #1
2:30 Formula 1 – Group B- HEAT #1
3:00-3:45 River Open
4:00 Tri-Hull- HEAT #2
4:20 Formula 1 – Group A- HEAT #2
4:50 Formula Lights- HEAT #2
5:00 Mississippi River Festival- Doors Open, VENDORS/FOOD SALES BEGIN
5:20 Formula 1 – Group B- HEAT #2
6:00 Drivers Sponsor Appreciation Party
11:00 Vendor Display & Food Areas CLOSE- MRF

Sunday June 23

7:00 Water Safety Zone & Race Course Set Up
7:00am-6:00pm Alton Marina Ramp Closure
8:00 Cornhole Tournament Registration
9:00 Formula Lights- HEAT #2
Corn hole tournament begins
9:30  Tri-Hull- HEAT #3
10:00-11:00 Driver’s Meeting – River Open
11:15-11:45 Opening Ceremonies
12:00 Formula 1 – Group A- HEAT #3
12:30 Tri-Hull- HEAT #4
12:50 Formula 1 – Group B- HEAT #3
1:20 Formula Lights- FINAL
1:50-2:20 River Open
2:30 Tri-Hull- FINAL
3:00 Corn hole Tournament Ends
3:15 Formula 1- FINAL
4:00 Awards Presentation at Riverfront Park – River Open

Venue

Alton Riverfront, Riverfront Park
Alton Riverfront Park
Alton, IL 62002 United States
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