Grand Prix boats to bring thunder back to Thunder

Grand Prix unlimited hydroplanes will bring the thunder back to Thunder on the Ohio on Aug. 21-23, it was announced Wednesday.

“We are supercharged 468 ccs and we’ll bring all kinds of noise,” said Graham Trucking Grand Prix driver and former unlimited driver Jerry Hopp. “Our top speeds are 160 to 165 mph. We’ll bring seven boats to Evansville and run on a 1 2/3 mile course. Our boats are 24 to 26 feet long and generate 1,300 horsepower. They are supercharged alcohol and most are Chevy motors.”


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