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Racers' need for speed sees powerboats hit the Lagan


Chris Page reports on the powerboats taking to the Lagan this weekend for the Belfast Zapcat Grand Prix.

We are used to seeing rowing boats gliding up and down the River Lagan in Belfast.

But this weekend the river will play host to something a lot faster, and tens of thousands of people are expected to turn out to have a look.

The UK's top powerboat racers will be taking part in the Belfast Zapcat Grand Prix.

Our reporter Chris Page has been finding out what they can expect.

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