It's a go - Live TV & Live Web Stream for Tri-Cities Races in 2007
KENNEWICK, Wash. - The Tri-Cities hydroplane races will be on LIVE TV again in 2007!
The Lamb Weston Columbia Cup will take place the last weekend of July on the Columbia River in Tri-Cities, WA. And we'll be bringing you all the action on LIVE TV on KNDO-TV (Yakima, WA) and KNDU-TV (Tri-Cities, WA). Plus, unlimited hydroplane racing fans will be able to watch the LIVE STREAM of the racing action on the final Sunday at HydroInsider.com, KNDU's website dedicated to hydroplane racing.
The annual Water Follies attracts 60,000 race fans to the Tri-Cities - it's the biggest event of the year in the Tri-Cities. This year, as many as 15 race teams may compete.
KNDU-TV has provided live coverage of Water Follies weekend for more than a decade. Four years ago, the live coverage was extended to include race coverage of the Friday night exhibition known as the "Dash for Cash."
In 2006, KNDU-TV carried 10 hours of continuous Live coverage of hydroplane racing, with play-by-play, multi-camera coverage of every heat and race. That coverage was shown Live in the Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Spokane areas and available on Video on Demand on Charter Cable in Spokane and Seattle. The broadcast was made available to more than three million viewers throughout the Northwest.
HydroInsider.com streamed the races Live - the first of its kind in the nation - in their entirety in 2006. Race fans from Afghanistan, Australia, Iraq, and Egypt reported watching the live stream, along with more than 2,600 others nationwide.
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