Cheer On Cat Can Do at Lake Race 2017 with JB Hook's

During the summer, you can enjoy watching the water traffic cruising by our Lake of the Ozarks restaurant. This weekend, you can expect to see tons of racing boats coming into the Lake of the Ozarks for the Annual Lake Race. We love to get involved in community events, and the way we do that during is Lake Race is by sponsoring the amazing Cat Can Do Racing Team.

Cat Can Do

JB Hook's is proud to be a sponsor for the Cat Can Do Racing Team for the Lake Race. When it comes to Offshore Powerboat racing, Captain Keith Holmes and the Cat Can Do Racing Team are mentioned among the best. The impressive list of accomplishments continues to grow year after year. In 2016, the Cat Can Do Racing Team brought home a victory at both the Superboat International's Mentor Ohio Grand Prix and at Offshore Powerboat Association's (OPA) race in St. Clair Michigan.

You can see the Cat Can Do racing boat up close and personal at the Lake Race Meet & Greet Street Party on Friday, June 2 and you can see it in action on June 3 during the races. For all you extreme boating enthusiasts, here are details for the Cat Can Do:

Class: Extreme
Make: Douglas Marine Skater
Length: 40'
Power: Twin 1700 HP
Sterling Performance Engines
Mercury SSM 6 Outdrives
Twin f-16 Canopies
Fuel: Ignite 114 Ethanol Racing Fuel

Lake Race Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 1

Osage Beach Festival of Speed
A street festival featuring speed boats, classic cars, motorcycles, vendors, beer and food tents. For the kids, there will also be piggy races, pony rides and a dunk tank.

Where: Osage Beach Parkway West of the Grand Glaize Bridge
Time: 4:00 - 10:00 PM

Friday, June 2

Lake Race Meet & Greet Street Party
Race fans will experience everything unique about Lake Race and see all of the incredible powerboats up close. Shuttle service will begin at 4:00 PM and be available throughout the weekend. The lower Bagnell Dam Strip area will be closed to traffic starting at 9:00 AM on Friday morning.

Where: Historic Bagnell Dam Strip
Time: 4:00 - 11:00 PM

Saturday, June 3 (RACE DAY!) 

Lake Race 5K
Starting at Beaver's at the Dam, participants will proceed below the Dam on Valley Rd, to JJ Twigs, and down Business 54 (The Strip) back to Beaver’s. Cash Bar available at the Finish Line and a Raffle!

Time: Registration at 7:00 AM & Race begins at 8:00 AM
Where: Beaver's at the Dam

Opening Ceremony 
Kick-off Race Day at Beaver's on the Dam.

Time: 10:40 AM

OPA Sanctioned Powerboat Racing
Enjoy a full day of racing with formats and demonstrations unique to Lake Race. Racing will begin promptly at 11:00 AM and continue until all heats are completed around 5:00 PM. Powerboats will race from the 0 MM to the 3 MM.

Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Viewing will be available at host facility, Beaver's at the Dam, on the Historic Bagnell Dam and at numerous other locations surrounding the course.

Awards Ceremony
When the races are over, stay to cheer on the drivers at the Awards Ceremony.

Time: After the races
Where: Beaver's on the Dam

After Party
Entertainment will be available at various spots along the Strip. Fireworks at dusk provided by Brilliant Skies.

Time: 6:00 - 11:00 PM
Where: Various locations along the Strip.

Sunday, June 4

Props & Horses Poker Run
Poker Run starts at Beaver's on the Da. $20 raffle tickets available at each location for a 50/50 drawing at Redhead Yacht Club at 4:00 PM.

Time: 10:00 AM
Where: Multiple waterfront locations

After enjoying the race day fun, come on over to our Lake of the Ozarks seafood restaurant. Enjoy a delicious dinner at JB Hook's and tell us all about it. Hopefully, we can celebrate another big win for the Cat Can Do Racing Team!

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