The public will have an opportunity to view a top hydroplane before it hits the water for the Evansville HydroFest™ this Labor Day weekend. The Jagoe Homes GP-20 will be on display, Thursday August 31st on Evansville’s Eastside at these times and locations:
- 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Display at Eastland Mall, 800 N Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715
- 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Display at Target Pavilion, 6625 E Lloyd Expressway, Evansville, IN 47715
- 4:00 to 5:30 pm
Display at Wal-Mart, 401 N Burkhardt Rd, Evansville, IN 47715
The Jagoe Homes GP-20 is owned by retired United States Navy officer, Larry Linn of Olympia, Washington-based Blown Income Racing, and is driven by Ed “Bobble Ed” Preston. Jagoe Homes GP-20 currently holds second place in GP National High Points and will race this Labor Day weekend at Evansville HydroFest™. The event is drawing teams from throughout the United States and Canada.
Teams will race on the Ohio Riverfront in Downtown Evansville, Friday September 1st, Saturday September 2nd, and Sunday September 3rd, 2017. For event schedules visit www.evansvillehydrofest.com.
Evansville HydroFest™ will host the American Power Boat Association’s Eastern Divisional Championships on Saturday, and North American Championships on Sunday.
A $10 Admission Wristband admits ages 13 and up to all three days of racing. Ages 12 and under are free. For those 21 and above, the Wristband includes admission to the Concert & Beer Garden at Tropicana’s Outdoor Events Plaza, Friday and Saturday, 6:00 pm to midnight.
Purchase Admission Wristbands at all six Evansville-area Schnuck’s stores, nine Heritage Federal Credit Union locations, the Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science, and SWIRCA until August 31st. Starting September 1st, Admission Wristbands will be available at Riverside Dr. Admission Gates: Court St. attended by CASA, Main St. attended by SWIRCA, and Cherry St. attended by the Evansville Museum Guild. For each $10, the non-profit group earns $2 to further its positive impact on our City.
Evansville HydroFest™ is presented by Evansville Events, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit entity of the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Bob Warren is Executive Director. Serving on the Executive Organizing Committee are Vernon Stevens, President of Southern Business Machines and Randy Lientz, President of AXIOM. Warren, Stevens, and Lientz all reside in Evansville.
Over 70 Years of Home Building Expertise
Since launching in 1939, award-winning Jagoe has built over 6,000 homes throughout Bowling Green, Henderson, Louisville, and Owensboro, Ky., as well as Evansville, Huntingburg, and Newburgh, Ind. The company is owned by brothers Bill and Scott Jagoe. In 2010 Jagoe Homes eclipsed more than 119,000 homebuilders nationwide when named National Builder of the Year by Professional Builder magazine.