Drag Boat Racing in Bucksport

More than 40 drag boats will race Saturday and Sunday at Bucksport Marina.

The Outboard Drag Boat Association will run race number two of a six race series on Saturdy and Sunday at Bucksport Marina in Conway. This week's event is called the U.S. Drag Boat Grand Nationals.

More than 40 boats will compete in quarter mile drag races along the Waccamaw River in eight different classes.

The boats cost up to $50,000 and race at speeds of up to 120 miles an hour.

The races begin at noon on both Saturday and Sunday.