RIB MOUNTAIN – The fourth annual Grand Prix of Wisconsin Powerboat Nationals race weekend event that was scheduled for Aug. 29 and Aug. 30 at Bluegill Bay Park in Rib Mountain has been cancelled because of COVID-19. 

“We have been monitoring the COVID-19 situation and feel that it is in the best interest of safety for our racers, safety crew, spectators, volunteers and sponsors that we, unfortunately, have cancelled this popular event in 2020. This decision did not come lightly and comes with quite a bit of disappointment,” said Scott Liegl, local event coordinator for the Wausau Central Wisconsin Sports Authority, in a news release. 

The two-day event has drawn more than 8,000 spectators annually.