The NGK Spark Plugs Formula 1 Powerboat Championship will be roaring into Southeast Texas for the thrill- inducing 19 th annual “Thunder on the Neches” powerboat races as the highlight of the five-day Port Neches “River Fest”. The grand celebration, held at Port Neches City Park, will feature something for every member of the family, including action-packed boat racing, live music, food, games, playground, carnival, shopping, a car and motorcycle show, and a spectacular fireworks display. Five days of fun will start on Wednesday, May and run through Sunday, with “front and center” race track seating so fans will have the best views of the whole race course. Boat racing finals will be held on Sunday when the public can enter for free! Fans will be entertained by all four of the super competitive classes within the NGK Spark Plugs F1 Powerboat series; the junior racers of J-Hydro, Tri-Hull, Formula Light and the blistering-fast Formula 1.