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High-speed lake Quake

July 06, 2011

This summer's 12th annual "Quake on the Lake" hosts the 2011 National Inboard Hydroplane Championships, July 16-17 at the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area.

The last time the National Inboard Hydroplane Championships were held in Michigan was at Ford Lake near Ypsilanti in 1969.

About 400,000 spectators are expected at the event racers will approach 175 miles per hour in the one-mile Pontiac Lake race course, one of the fastest in North America

Proceeds benefit The Rainbow Connection, a charity granting wishes for children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, as well as other community programs.