8:00 am – Fence delivery start set up of pits, VIP & Sponsor Tents, installation of parking stakes, ropes and signage
Noon – Crane arrival – removal of light standards and installation of docks Rope off officials dock area, announcer, PA system, radio station
7:00 pm – 7:00 am – Pit security
Saturday, August 06, 2022
6:00 am – Main entrance (Witmer Rd.) open for VIP, Officials, Vendors only. Ward Rd entrance open for spectators only. North entrance open for Car Show Contestants only.
7:00 am – Pits open
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Car Show – Northern entrance of park
9:00 am Safety meeting in pits – Coast Guard, petrol boats, buoy crew, pit workers, dive team,
10:00 am – First heat
5:00 pm – End of racing – River open Northern entrance restricted for fireworks and NT Emergency equipment only
6:00-8:00 pm – Pit party pavilion for contestants, sponsors, officials and workers
8:00 pm – Pit security / pits closed
Sunday, August 07, 2022
6:30 am – Security at main gate – entrance closed VIP, Officials, and vendors
9:45 pm – Playing of the US, Canadian, and New Zealand National Anthems Flag laps with vintage Skiffs – Words of welcome by Mayor of NT
10:15 am – First heat
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Intermission — Vintage GP and Vintage Skiffs
5:00 pm River open
6:00 pm Awards
There will be food trucks, food vendors & craft vendors, and so much more!! Bring the family and make a weekend out of it!
Become a Sponsor
The Thunder on the Niagara returns this summer on August 6th & 7th at Gratwick Park, North Tonawanda, NY with Fast, Loud Hydroplane Racing! We invite your corporation to partner with us by becoming a sponsor!