Regatta Review #166

Friday, June 8, 2012

Walled Lake Inboard Race - This Weekend!

Can't wait until July to get your fix of boat racing?This weekend is the first local boat race of the year, in Walled Lake Michigan.  This is a Limited Inboard hydroplane race with classes from 1.0 Litre all the way up to the big-block Grand National Hydros!

The action will run roughly from 11am - 5pm each day. Free admission to the public beach area, pit access about $10.

More info:

Map of the area:
The beach is next to the Bayside Grille pit area.

See you there!

Volunteer Kick-Off Party - June 14th

Another reminder... the Volunteer Kick-Off Party is next Thursday June 14th at the Roostertail.

All Volunteers attending the Kickoff Party are asked to RVSP to the DRRA at (586) 774-0980 or ASAP!  Please realize the importance to have an accurate head count for the Roostertail as they are being so gracious in hosting our party.

Doors open at 5:30, food stations at 6:30.

The location is immediately next to the Dodge Pits:
100 Marquette Dr
Detroit, MI  48214

Spring Boat Shop Tour

Over on they are profiling the goings-on at each team's race shop.  Visit their site and see the left column for links to those.  Check back occasionally as they add more.

Race Site Cleanup Crew - This Saturday - June 9

We need your help in cleaning up the Dodge pit area and more!  We are looking for any volunteers that are interested in donating a few hours on the below dates to help prep the race event areas. Please bring any garden tools that you can for the day. Lunch will be provided at 1pm for all helpers.

If interested please call the office at 586-774-0980 to let us know, this way we will be able to order the correct amount of food and drinks for the lunch.

Need: Lawn/weed/whatever Clean Up Crew Location: Under the Pit Tower (enter thru Roostertail restaurant or
park behind the pit tower fence line)
Time: From 9am to 1pm with Lunch at 1pm (water, drinks, lunch and snacks will be provided)

* June 9, 2012
* June 23, 2012
* July 7, 2012 (Last Mowing)

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