Shawn Provencal of Marble Falls kneels behind the Speed Sports Top Fuel Hydro drag boat Aug. 9 during the annual Marble Falls LakeFest Show & Shine in Johnson Park. Provencal took cell-phone video of the boat’s engine as it revved to ear-splitting levels. Staff photo by Jared Fields
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Hundreds gathered in Johnson Park for the annual Show & Shine portion of Marble Falls LakeFest on Aug. 9. Racers displayed their drag boats and revved their engines for fans to get an up-close experience.
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Scott Lumbert‘s top fuel hydro boat ‘Spirit of Texas’ demonstrates its horsepower as fans cover their ears and take cell-phone footage of the Marble Falls LakeFest Show & Shine event in Johnson Park.
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Crew members of the drag-boat racing team Whiskey River work on their top fuel hydro boat Aug. 9 during Show & Shine in Johnson Park.