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Once again, Lakeracer LLC and Teague Custom Marine have joined together to bring the best event in the country to you! Another collection of the most significant performance boats across the nation are once again planning to converge on Lake Havasu in 2011!
Wednesday will begin the long weekend with special children and their families from all over Arizona, journeying to Lake Havasu for the event of a lifetime. Together with the Arizona Chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Havasu For Youth Organization, LakeRacer and the Platinum Powerboat Club present the second annual Desert Storm “Putin on the Wish”! Providing exciting rides in high performance powerboats and raising funds to help these great charities continue their work!
Wednesday night: We are hosting an open house party at the newest Lake Havasu Boat dealership, Oregon Custom Marine. Join us for Beer and Brats provided by Romer Beverage and the Lake Havasu Marine Assocation.
Thursday will continue the excitement with a down town Street Party, opening this year at noon, all of our participants and Sponsors are invited to display their boats on McCulloch Boulevard which will be closed off for the event. Display and vendor booth areas can be purchased by our sponsors and the public. Last years Street Party was spectacular and over 14,000 people turned out from all over the area, so of course we have to make it even bigger this year. Registration and check in for the poker run and shootout will open Thursday night at the street party.
Friday morning back at the Nautical Resort, the Poker Run takes off with registration, drivers meeting and a parade thru the London Bridge Channel beginning the run. With 3 card stations in the morning, Lunch catered at the Nautical Inn, 2 card stations and a helicopter photo station in the afternoon, there is lots of fun boating action! That evening back at the Nautical Inn we have a huge Pool Party while we open the cards and record the winners, which will be announced Saturday night at the Awards Party!!!
Saturday morning begins with registration and check in for the Desert Storm Shootout. The Shootout Course starts off in Thompson Bay and runs two miles south on the Arizona side. Set to run all day with a break for lunch, we’ll see who have the fastest boats in the west and the King of the Desert!!! Spectators have a great view from Rotary Park Beach and we have display and vendor areas available there as well.
Saturday night we’ll award the top speeds in each class and crown the new King of the Desert! Dinner will be served and loads of prizes given out including the winning hands of the Poker Run, at a huge outdoor party at the Nautical Resort.
For the Desert Storm participants, sponsors and spectators, LakeRacer LLC is again producing a 64 page event magazine with over 5000 issues; advertising in this publication is our sponsors, participating advertisers. We can also showcase your business, several levels ads are available, 1/4 page, ˝ page, full page or two page facing ads. Please contact Jim Nichols if you would like to advertise or sponsor. Event Registration forms can be downloaded at www.lakeracerllc.com. Make checks payable to LakeRacer, L.L.C. You can also visit our online store and sign up online with your credit card. If you have any questions, emails can be sent to Jim Nichols at [email protected].