The Żnin Sport Amateurs Association will be hosting the 2018 UIM GT15 European Championship this weekend.
10 boats from 7 countries will race over 4 heats on the Żnin Small Lake in Poland with Alex Céwe from Sweden and Britain’s Harvey Smith looking to be pre-race favourites.
Smith won the 2017 Powerboat GP GT15 Championship and has been seen campaigning his new F4 Moore hull in British club events this year under the F1 Atlantic team banner.
Smith switches back to GT15 hoping to improve on his fith place overall in the European Championship held in Aluksne, Latvia last year.
Photo: Bob Hammond
2018 UIM GT15 European Championship – provisional entries:
9 Harvey Smith GBR
11 Nida Kilinskaite LTU
12 Karol Trzebniak POL
15 Daniil Gourianov BLR
62 Alex Céwe SWE
64 Šimon Jung SVK
76 ArQu Saari FIN
87 Jakub Rochnowski POL
70 Hilmer Wiberg SWE
71 Mathilda Wiberg SWE
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.