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Schmidt TeamDave Schmidt (left) began racing drag boats nearly 40 years ago. Now he cheers on son David and grandsons Justin and Jeremy on the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series.

Wheatland, Missouri (September 1, 2017) - They're one of the first families of drag boat racing, three generations strong spanning nearly 40 years in the sport.

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Shelby Ebert in the Pro Mod boat Can't Touch This returns to Lake Lucas this weekend for the Diamond Drag Boat Nationals. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Shelby Ebert in the Pro Mod boat Can't Touch This returns to Lake Lucas this weekend for the Diamond Drag Boat Nationals. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Wheatland, Missouri (August 30, 2017) - Shelby Ebert's hot-pink boat will be easy for fans to spot at this weekend's 7th annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway.

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diamond drag boat nationals 2017The 7th annual Lucas Oil Diamond Drag Boat Nationals kick off a three-day run on Friday at Lucas Oil Speedway. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Wheatland, Missouri (August 29, 2017) - It's a full Labor Day Weekend of speed on both water and dirt coming up at Lucas Oil Speedway.

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Top Eliminator ClubThe speed and power of 260-mile-per-hour Top Fuel Hydro boats can be experienced in a unique way via the VIP "Top Eliminator Club" at the Diamond Drag Boat Nationals, Sept. 1-3 on Lake Lucas. (Kenny Shaw photo)

Wheatland, Missouri (August 18, 2017) - Just two weeks before the world's fastest boats return to Lucas Oil Speedway, fans still have an opportunity to enjoy a one-of-a-kind Labor Day Weekend racing experience.

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silverhook dockingSilverHook docking in Havana Harbor this morning after speed record run from Key West

Key West, FL (August 17, 2017) - SilverHook,  the 48 foot monohull Superboat Grand Prix race boat, set a new one-way speed record this morning from Key West to Cuba at an average speed of 79.23mph for the 101 mile Florida Straights run. With an Elapsed Time of: 1: 18 :3 SilverHook reached speeds of 127mph in the 5-7 foot waves.

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Tyler Speer

Springfield, Ill. (August 17, 2017) - Tyler Speer spent all day Wednesday going over the car he'll be driving in the Herr's Potato Chips 100 Sunday afternoon at the Illinois State Fairground mile dirt in Springfield. The Woodstock, Georgia champion boat racer hasn’t driven an ARCA car in nearly a year. Good thing it's just "like riding a bicycle."

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