//Barlesi and Barone head UIM Offshore Class 3D World Championship

Barlesi and Barone head UIM Offshore Class 3D World Championship

2015 and 2016 UIM Class 3D World Champion Francois Pinelli from France had to settle for fourth place in Heat 1 of the 2017 Championship held in Chioggia, Italy on Thursday.

Former UIM XCAT racers, Serafino Barlesi and Alessandro Barone took the win, with Roberto Lo Piano and Mario Petroni making it an Italian ‘One / Two’ on the podium.

The final 2 heats will be contested over this weekend. 

UIM 2017 Offshore Class 3D World Championship – Heat 1

1st) Serafino Barlesi and Alessandro Barone (ITA) – Yachting Club Como – 400 points

2nd) Roberto Lo Piano and Mario Petroni (ITA) – Marco – 300 points

3rd) Al Mansoori Faleh and Saul Bubacco (UAE) – Team Abu Dhabi – 225 points

4th) Francois Pinelli and Mathieu Bacellini (FRA) – Bimba – 169 points

5th) Andrea Comello and Piero Scaramal (ITA) – Pink Venice – 127 points

John Moore
John raced Offshore Class 3 in the 80’s & 90’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He is the Editor of powerboatracingworld.com