As we look forward to the upcoming events for the day, the stage is set for an action-packed Tuesday, November 7, in Key West. Today’s Key West schedule is filled with final preparations and built-up excitement for racing tomorrow!
Today began with the official drivers’ meetings and opening ceremonies, a moment of unity and eager anticipation that signaled the start of a thrilling week of powerboat racing. The Sunoco Fueling Station is opened today, ensuring that the powerful racing boats are fueled and ready for the high-stakes races that lie ahead. Safety remains paramount, with dunker testing at 5901 College Rd, College of the Florida Keys, preparing racers to face the unexpected challenges that may arise on the water.
For those looking for entertainment and the perfect spot to soak in the atmosphere, the RabBeats Race Village at Truman Waterfront Park (TWP) is now open. It offers a bustling hub filled with food, beverages, and merchandise stalls to cater to the needs of eager spectators and crew members.
Teams are making their final preparations at the TWP Drivers Tent, ensuring that registrations and credentials are in order. The cranes are ready to swing into action, lifting the powerful racing boats onto the water with precision, showcasing the incredible teamwork and expertise of the operators.
Safety and adherence to regulations are paramount as boat inspections take place in the RabBeats Race Village. This rigorous process leaves no room for compromise, ensuring that all the racing machines are ready for the challenges that await them.
Racers will have the opportunity for official testing, giving them the chance to fine-tune their boats and strategies in preparation for the exciting races ahead.
As the day progresses and the sun starts its descent, anticipation builds for The Keys Collection Racer’s Party on the picturesque Sunset Green Lawn. This event promises a moment of relaxation, camaraderie, and celebration, setting the tone for the electrifying racing action that awaits the city of Key West. Today serves as a prelude to the main event, and the anticipation in the air is electric, signaling the countdown to an exhilarating day of powerboat racing.
IMPORTANT REMINDERS for Tomorrow morning Wednesday 11/8:
- Driver/Throttle Physicals from 6:30 AM – 7:15 AM
- Mandatory Drivers Meeting from 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM