2022 Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships
The Formula 1 Powerboat Championship series is returning to beautiful Lake Havasu City, Arizona on October 14-17 to celebrate the annual Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships. Powerboat racing will once again dazzle the shores of this desert city at the original historic location on Thompson Bay adjacent to the Nautical Beachfront Resort. Anderson Toyota is bringing all the heart-thumping, high-horsepower deck to deck powerboat racing excitement back to Lake Havasu City as the main event for this years classic.
Other elements of this event include a Friday Night Pit Party to meet your favorite drivers and teams while viewing their racing equipment, Vintage Boat Display, Lake Havasu Classic Racer Reunion showcasing the legendary drivers of our sport, Cold Pit Area Access, Vendors, Food, Beverages and more Family Fun! Race headquarters at the Nautical Beachfront Resort, 1000 McCulloch Blvd. N, overlooking Thompson Bay offers the complete fan experience from the exclusive Roostertail VIP Experience on their lakeside terrace to FREE Front and Center Racecourse Viewing on the beach front.
Keeping the action going Monday October 17th with a visit to Thunderbolt Middle School for the Kids on the Colorado River Program- Racing Edition, educational program followed by the F1 Powerboat Championship year end Awards Banquet. We intend to reignite a spark of powerboat racing history and foster new growth for our sport.
The prestigious Formula 1 Powerboat Championship Series–known for its world class powerboat racing action–will be conducting all the powerboat racing related activities. The action-packed outboard racing held at the historic Nautical Beachfront Resort venue will entertain fans with three classes of fierce powerboat competition! This American Powerboat Association (APBA) sanctioned event with participating teams vying for the F1PC Series Year End Championships in Formula 1, Tri Hull, and the hotly contested in the Formula Lights division.
The combination of the roughneck Texas Tri-Hull racing, a full field of Formula Lights, and the Formula 1 showcase creating an unforgettable weekend, in which we will honor our past powerboat predecessors while making new memories with our current fraternity of participants.
Festivities begin Friday morning October 14 with pit area set up, registration, boat tech inspection, and testing for all divisions. Saturday October 15th, begins bright and early as our full schedule of action on the water kicks off with a mandatory 8:00 am drivers meeting followed by testing/qualifying sessions, opening ceremonies, and all the racing action in all three divisions. Sunday October 16th begins heat racing prior to the opening ceremonies followed by the weekends championship grand finales. The awards ceremonies for all divisions held at the conclusion of the days racing. See the below tentative schedule for details.
Roostertail VIP Experience Tickets
Get the best seats in the house within the our exclusive Roostertail VIP Experience.
Located at the Lakeside Terrace adjacent to the Turtle Grille at the Nautical Beachfront Resort, the VIP Experience is situated between the official judges stand and turn one under 500 feet from the racing action. See the Formula 1 boats come roaring to life as the Le Mans dead engine start is just to your right. Keep cool in the shaded tent area while enjoying catered food and drinks. Includes VIP Parking Area, Official Merchandise Discounts, Driver Appearances, Exclusive Seating Area, Preferred Podium Awards Viewing.
One Day VIP Pass $125.00
Two Day VIP Pass $200.00
*Kids 12 and under get in free with paid adult VIP.
Patronize our supporting vendors as they display products onsite for your convenience. Talk directly to the experts at the Nautical Beachfront Resort to answer your specific questions to assist your purchase. We will have event and series memorabilia and apparel available for purchase.
Exhibitor Space 10’x10′
Vendor Space in the vendor area not to exceed 10 feet x 10 feet square.
Exhibitor Space 10’x20′
Vendor space in our vendor area not to exceed 10 feet deep by 20 feet wide.
Exhibitor Space 20’x20′
Vendor space in our vendor area not to exceed 20 feet deep by 20 feet wide.
RV Camping Site
This unique view from Lighthouse Point gives campers an elevated vantage point of the
entire race course. Have all of your recreational vehicles amenities at you finger tips.
* Pricing for the weekend
* VIP (only 5 spots) $275.00
* Standard $150.00
* Size 20′ x 55′
* Move in Friday 8am-3pm
* No Electric, Water, or Waste hook ups
* No open flame cooking.
F1PC Year End Awards Banquet Tickets
F1 Powerboat Championships Year End Awards Banquet is set for Monday evening at the Nautical Beachfront Resort. Join us for a night of Fun, Dining, and Celebration as we honor our champions. Enjoy the heart warming speeches, photos, and videos highlighting from the years action. The festivities begin with a 5pm cocktail hour (cash bar) followed by dinner and awards, all for $95.00 per person.
Friday October 14, 2022
9:00am – Registration & Safety Inspection Opens
10:00 – Reunion Registration Opens at the VIP area
11:00 – Driver’s Meeting/ 2 Seater Rides
12:00 – Testing Formula 1
1:00 – Testing Formula Lights
1:45 – Testing Tri Hull
2:00 – Testing Formula 1
4:00pm – Friday Night Pit Party Meet and Greet
Saturday October 15, 2022
7:00-8:30- Safety Inspection & Registration opens
8:30 – Driver’s meeting (F1 & F-Light)
9:00 – Tri-Hull Testing
9:30 – Formula Lights – Testing/Qualifying/ 3 min. +1 lap
10:30 – Formula 1 – Testing/Qualifying/ 4 min. + 1 lap
11:30 – Driver’s Meeting All Classes / 2 seater Rides
12:30 – Opening Ceremonies
1:00 – Tri-Hull – Heat #1 / 7 laps / draw for position
1:30 – Formula 1 – Group A – Heats #1 / 6 min. + 1 lap
1:50 – Formula 1 – Group B – Heats #1 / 6 min. + 1 lap
2:15 – Formula Lights – Heat #1/ 6 min. + 1 lap
3:00 – Tri-Hull – Heat #2 / 7 laps / reverse order of points
3:30 – Formula Lights – Heat #2 / 6 min. + 1 lap / reverse order of cumulative points
4:00 – Formula 1 – Group A – Heats #2 / 6 min. + 1 lap/ reverse order of cumulative points
4:30 – Formula 1 – Group B – Heats #2 / 6 min. + 1 lap/ reverse order of cumulative points
5:30 – Reunion Poolside Happy Hour
Sunday October 16, 2022
9:00 – Formula Lights – Heat #3/ 6 min. + 1 lap / reverse order of cumulative points
10:00 – Tri-Hull – Heat #3/ reverse order of cumulative points
10:30 – Driver’s Meeting All Classes / 2 Seater Rides
11:00 – Opening Ceremonies
11:45 – Tri-Hull – Heat #4 / 7 laps / reverse order of cumulative points
12:00pm – Formula 1 – Group A – Heat #3 / 6 min. + 1 lap/ reverse order of cumulative points
12:30 – Formula 1 – Group B – Heat #3 / 6 min. + 1 lap/ reverse order of cumulative points
1:00 – Formula Lights – Final / 15 min. + 1 lap
1:30 – Tri-Hull Final- APBA North American Champ. / 20 laps
2:15 – Formula 1 Final- APBA North American Champ. / 17 min. + 1 lap
3:15 – Awards immediately following race conclusion