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Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix

Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix

On January 26, 2018 Save to calendar

Categories: General Events


The Australian Formula Power Boats are back !!!

Newcastle Harbour on Australia Day 2018 will see the running of the Newcastle City Council Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix.

Come down to Honeysuckle Wharf and see some of the fastest cornering tunnel boats in the world.

Witness the explosive dock starts with Formula One boats accelerating from  0 to 100 kmh in under 3 seconds and reaching speeds up to 250 kmh.

Yes, they will returning to your backyard on Australia Day Friday 26th & Saturday 27th of January on Newcastle Harbour.  

Racing commences @ 9am with free entry for spectators, so come and enjoy the thrills and spills of high speed tunnel boat racing and it's continuous action and excitement.

So get your backsides harbourside as the Australian Formula Power Boat Grand Prix presents round one of the 2018 Australian Championship Series. This event is proudly sponsored by the Newcastle City Council.

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