What happened to Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing?

What happened to Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing?

CORONA, California (November 8, 2018) – After nearly a decade-long run as the premier drag boat racing sanctioning body in the world, the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series will cease operations. “The Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series will cease to exist after all matters related to the 2018 season have been concluded.

What time is the boat race today?

What time does Boat Race 2021 get underway? This year’s Oxford vs Cambridge clash will get underway on Sunday, April 4 – TODAY – with the women’s race starting at 3.50pm. The men’s race starts an hour later at 4.50pm.

What time are the boat races in Branson?

10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
TIME: 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

How fast do Jet sprint boats go?

90 mph
These boats are capable of 90 mph on a straightaway and can handle up to 7 G’s through a corner. Sprint boat racing is very challenging – it takes both a driver and a navigator to successfully maneuver the short quick corners. Teams are issued the course map the night before each race.

How fast do Top Fuel drag boats go?

around 270 mph
The premier category of drag boat racing being the Top Fuel Hydroplane class which is the water based equivalent to Top Fuel Dragsters capable of covering the liquid quarter mile in less than three seconds with a top speed of around 270 mph (400 km/h).

Is the Boat Race still on?

The 2020 event was cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom. In 2021, the race was held behind closed doors along a section of the River Great Ouse near Ely, Cambridgeshire.

What channel is the Boat Race on today?

The whole event will be broadcast live on BBC One with coverage starting at 3pm. You will also be able to live stream the races via the BBC Sport website and BBC iPlayer.

How much HP do sprint boats have?

The small-block engines typically produce 950+ horsepower, while the big blocks can produce between 1000 and 1600 horsepower. Nitromethane and nitrous oxide are not allowed.

What is the fastest jet boat?

Unbelievably, the Guinness World Record for the fastest boat in the world is held by the jet-powered hydroplane Spirit of Australia which reached an estimated speed of 344.86 MPH.

What is the fastest accelerating boat?

Spirit of Australia is currently the world’s fastest boat with a water speed record of an eye-watering 317.6 MPH. Just to put that in context, Nascar and Formula drivers reach top speeds of around 200 MPH.

What is the fastest propeller driven boat?

Daryl Ehrlich (USA) attained a speed of 420.0 km/h (260.98 mi/h; 226.78 knots) in the propeller-driven Problem Child at Firebird Raceway near Phoenix, Arizona, USA, on 22 November 2009.

Who won the Boat Race 2021?


The Boat Race 2021
Winner Cambridge
Margin of victory Almost a length
Overall record (Cambridge–Oxford) 85–80
Umpire Sarah Winckless