Speed enthusiasts rejoice!  Offshore Powerboat Racing returns to Atlantic City to kick off "Festival of Speed" week!With the support of the Atlantic City Alliance and the Golden Nugget Hotel, Casino & Marina, the fastest boats in the world will return tot he city's beaches this summer June 21st - 23rd, 2013. The race will take place Sunday, June 23rd from 12 noon to 3pm alond the city's beaches.  The northern most turn will be placed off of the Revel, and the southern most turn will be placed off of the Atlantic Club Hotel & Casino.  Boats from 24 to 50 feet in length will compete to determine the winners in seven different classes, with speeds ranging from 70 mph to over 170 mph.  The event will be free and open to the public both on the water and at the Race Village at the Golden Nugget.

"We are thrilled to have the Offshore Power Boat Races coming back to Atlantic City.  Race weekend will provide Atlantic City with a great opportunity to showcase all of the great things we have to offer outside of the casinos! With the race being at the end of June, we expect great weather for an outstanding event." stated Tom Pohlman, Executive Vice President & General Manager of the Golden Nugget Atlantic City.