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Kentucky Lake Drag Boat Races

  • The Kentucky Drag Boat Association invites visitors to come to Kentucky Lake at Land Between The Lakes(LBL) National Recreation Area to kick off the 2013 season.  Kentucky Drag Boat Association’s summer racing series will take place at Pisgah Bay on the north end of LBL.

    Bring lawn chairs or ground blankets to Birmingham Ferry and enjoy an exciting day of racing.  Racing events are scheduled for

    The heart-pounding events feature blown-alcohol boats, hydros and jet-powered boats, and flat-bottom racers skimming the water at speeds exceeding 150 mph.

    “The Kentucky Drag Boat Association summer races are a fun regional tradition,” said Gary Hawkins, Recreation Program Specialist at LBL.  “It is a great event for spectators that adds an exciting, high speed element to all the other great outdoor recreation opportunities around the LBL region.”

    George Onnybecker, of the Kentucky Drag Boat Association adds, ”We expect plenty of exciting racing events this year with racers from all over the country showing up to compete for prizes.”  For more information contact Kentucky Drag Boat Association by calling 1-800-732-0088 or visit

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