Scott Pierce and his GP-55 Grand Prix Hydroplane to Appear at A1 Power Equipment in Newburgh, IN

Evansville HydroFest

The GP-55 owned by Seattle’s Scott Pierce will be the first Grand Prix World Hydroplane to visit the Tri-State on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm CDT at A1 Power Equipment in Newburgh, Indiana.


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A1 Power Equipment’s address and phone are:

8366 State Rd 66
Newburgh, IN 47630
Phone: (812) 858-9888


Scott Pierce began racing unlimited class hydroplanes in Evansville in 1983 and won the 1991 event driving Miss Budweiser. A hard charger and personable fan favorite, he will sign autographs, take photos, and looks forward to talking with his fans and friends.

Pierce, his driver Jamie Nilsen, his crew, and his boat are making the trek from Seattle, Washington to Madison, Indiana for this weekend’s Madison Regatta in Madison, Indiana on the Ohio River. They will then cross America for other races before returning to Indiana for 2017 Evansville HydroFest™ on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Labor Day weekend.

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