//Barlesi and Barone extend UIM Offshore Class 3D World Championship lead

Barlesi and Barone extend UIM Offshore Class 3D World Championship lead

Serafino Barlesi and Alessandro Barone lead the 2017 UIM Class 3D World Championship after 2 heats.

Their second place behind Vida Loca was fought out over a shortened 7 lap course due to rough weather.

2015 and 2016 UIM Class 3D World Champion Francois Pinelli was forced to retire.

Heat 3 will be competed for today (Sunday).

Heat 2

1st) Carpitella-Bacchi and Marco di Lo Piano-Petroni (ITA) – Vida Loca – 400 points

2nd) Serafino Barlesi and Alessandro Barone (ITA) – Yachting Club Como – 300 points

3rd) Roberto Lo Piano and Mario Petroni (ITA) – Marco – 225 points

4th) Al Mansoori Faleh and Saul Bubacco (UAE) – Team Abu Dhabi – 127 points

4th) Andrea Comello and Piero Scaramal (ITA) – Pink Venice – 127 points

Standings after 2 heats

1st) Serafino Barlesi and Alessandro Barone (ITA) – Yachting Club Como – 700 points

2nd) Roberto Lo Piano and Mario Petroni (ITA) – Marco – 525 points

3rd) Carpitella-Bacchi and Marco di Lo Piano-Petroni (ITA) – Vida Loca – 400 points

4th) Al Mansoori Faleh and Saul Bubacco (UAE) – Team Abu Dhabi – 394 points

5th) Andrea Comello and Piero Scaramal (ITA) – Pink Venice – 254 points

6th) Francois Pinelli and Mathieu Bacellini (FRA) – Bimba – 169 points

Photo: chioggianews24.it

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