There will be no 1-minute buoy this weekend. But all boats must be up on plane 1-minute before the race's start.
If a boat is not on plane during that period, an official will put the driver on notice that he has 5 seconds to get up on plane or be penalized 1 minute.
If the driver then gets on plane on time, then off plane again, chief referee Mike Noonan said "he'll have a very tight 5 seconds.
The entrance buoy on turn 2 on the Franklin County side is where boats must have their lanes established just before the start of the race.
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