//F1H2o will retun to India

F1H2o will retun to India

India is the latest venue to grace the 2018 UIM F1H2o World Championship calendar.

Nicolo and Paolo Di San Germano met with the Government of Andhra Pradesh that will see the world’s flagship powerboat series return to the subcontinent for the first time since 2004, with the event to be held in Amaravati.

Attending the meeting were Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Y Harishchandra Prasad, Founder and Chief Mentor, Malaxmi Group, P Narayana, Minister for Urban Development, Government of Andhra Pradesh, [Nicoló Di San Germano], Sandeep Mandava, CEO, Malaxmi Group, [Paolo D San Germano] and Michael Joshi, AGM – Malaxmi Group.

The MOU was signed by Paolo Di San Germano and Sandeep Mandava and witnessed by the Chief Minister and Urban Minister in the presence of senior government officials Ajay Jain, Principal Secretary – Investments & Infrastructure, Sai Prasad, Principal Secretary to C.M., M K Meena, Secretary to Government – Tourism and Dr Sreedhar Cherukuri, Commissioner- CRDA.

Paolo di San Germano commented:

We are delighted to be returning to India and to have the opportunity to be a part of the evolution of Amaravati.
We look forward to a close working collaboration with the officials of the Government of Andhra Pradesh and to being the first international sporting event to take place in this exciting new city.

Amaravati is the capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh and located on the southern banks of the Krishna River in the Guntur district of eastern India.

The foundation stone for the ambitious development and creation of the new city of Amaravati was laid by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in 2015.

The first race to be held in India took place in Mumbai and was won by Francesco Cantando.

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