Nashville

Nashville’s Thunder on the Cumberland 
Schedule of Events

Nashville’s “Thunder on the Cumberland” powerboat event is being produced by T.M. Thunder. LLC. and United Powerboat Performance Group, LLC. The event will feature Formula 1, Formula Lights, Tri Hulls as well as Texas J Hydro. This event is part of the NGK Spark Plugs Formula One Powerboat Championship Series.  This is stop number 3 for the 6-race series. The race is held right in downtown Nashville on the Cumberland River in front of the Titans Stadium.

Sanctioned by the APBA (American Powerboat Association) and conducted by S,P.O.R.T. (Southern Professional Outboard Racing Tour) We will be kicking off the weekend’s events starting Friday morning on June the 16th by setting up the pit areas. There will be a driver’s party at the ACME restaurant Friday Night hosted by Tom Moralis and the ACME. The event will conclude on Sunday evening June 18th after two full days of racing action conclusion and the racing award presentations.

 

Friday June 16th

8:00am - Pits open

12:00 - Safety Inspection/Registration

2:00 - Formula 1 Testing

2:45 - Formula Lights Testing

3:30 - Tri-Hull Testing

4:00 - J-Hydro Testing

Saturday June 17th

8-10:30 - Safety Inspection/ Registration

9:00 - Formula 1 Testing

9:45  - Formula Lights Testing

10:30 - Tri-Hull Testing

11:00 - J-Hydro Testing

11:30-12:30 - Open River/ Drivers meeting

1:00 - Formula 1 Group A / Heat #1 / 10 Laps/ draw for position

1:30 - Formula 1 Group B / Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

2:00 - Tri-Hull / Heat #1 / 7 laps / draw for position

2:15 - Formula Lights / Heat #1 / 10 laps / draw for position

2:45 - J-Hydro / Heat #1 / 3 laps

2:55 - Formula Lights / Heat #2 / 10 Laps/ reverse order of points

3:15 - Tri-Hull / Heat #2 / 7 laps / reverse order of points

3:35 - Formula 1 Group A / Heat #2 / 10 Laps/ reverse order of points

4:00 - Formula 1 Group B/ Heat #2 / 10 laps / reverse order of points

4:45 - J-Hydro / Heat #2 / 3 laps

7:00 - Driver/ VIP meet and greet

Sunday June 18th

8-10:30 - Safety Inspection/ Registration

9:00 - Formula Lights Testing

9:30 - Formula 1 Testing

10:00 - Tri-Hull Testing

10:30 - J-Hydro Testing

11:00-12:00 - Open River/ Drivers Meeting

12:00 - Tri-Hull Heat #3/ 7 Laps/ reverse order of cumulative points

12:15 - Formula 1 Group A / Heat #3 / 10 laps / Reverse order of cumulative

12:45 - J-Hydro / Heat #3 / 3 laps

1:15 - Formula 1 Group B / Heat #3 /10 laps / Reverse order of cumulative

1:45 - Formula Lights / Heat #3 / 10 laps / reverse order of points

2:40 - Tri-Hull Heat #4 / 7 Laps / Reverse order of cumulative points

2:55 - J-Hydro / Heat #4 / 3 laps

3:25 - Formula Lights / Final / 20 laps

3:50 - J-Hydro / Final / 5 laps

4:05 - Tri-Hull Final / 20 laps

4:45 - Formula 1 / Final / 30 laps

6:00 - Awards Presentation- River Open

Hotel Information:

Hilton Brentwood, Nashville Suites

9000 Overlook Blvd.

Brentwood, Tn. 37027

Tel. 615-370-0111

http://brentwoodnashvillesuitescatering.hiltonemenus.com/

16-minute drive from the race course