Guntersville Hydrofest

Unlimited Hydroplane racing returns to Lake Guntersville, with drivers qualifying on Friday and racing on Saturday and Sunday. These state-of-the-art hydroplanes race on a 2-1/2 mile oval course, and maintain speeds of 130 mph to upwards of 200 mph on the straightaways.

The hydroplanes are powered by turbine engines and have a history that spans 100 years. The Unlimited Series races in Detroit, Seattle, San Diego and other large cities annually. Their return to Guntersville has generated an unparalleled excitement within the powerboat racing world.