Following this morning’s “Clash Of The Titans” exhibition event at the St. Clair River Classic in Michigan, racing action begins at noon today for 47 teams spread across 13 classes in the Offshore Powerboat Association-produced event. Fans can watch all four races via livestream on the OPA Racing Facebook page or the CTV Community Television YouTube channel.
Today’s first race will include four Bracket 600 teams. Photos by Pete Boden copyright Shoot 2 Thrill Pix.
Here’s a quick look at the schedule and the classes in each contest on the four-mile course:
Race No. 1: Stock V (four teams/10 laps), Bracket 600 (four teams/seven laps), Bracket 700 (eight teams/laps).
Race No. 2: Mod V (five teams/10 laps), Bracket 400 (six teams/nine laps), Bracket 500 (four teams/eight laps).
Race No. 3: Factory 450R Stock (two teams/10 laps), Bracket 300 (two teams/nine laps), Vee Extreme (one boat/10 laps), Super Cat (one boat/10 laps) Class 1 (one boat/10 laps)
Race No. 4: Super Stock (nine boats/10 laps).
The Super Stock-class LPC team of Loren Peters and Anthony Smith will in the mix in the final race of the day.
The St. Clair River Classic is the fourth contest of the eight-race American Power Boat Association Offshore National Championship Series. Look for a complete report later today from contributing editor Eric Colby on speedonthewater.com.
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