With the first ‘Free Practice’ session due to take place in just one months’ time for the final round of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship, now seems a good opportunity to see who has shipped their raceboat to the UAE for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
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Chris Davies ARPS, has been photographing and writing about powerboat racing since 1987.
This weekend sees the F1H2O World Championship race in Xiamen, China, a venue that last saw a race there in 1997.
Many of the thousands of spectators that had lined the banks of the Douro River yesterday, had hoped to see their local hero Duarte Benavente finish with his third podium place in three years and he didn’t disappoint!
During Saturday morning’s Drivers’ Meeting, Pelle Larson, the UIM F2 Race Director, who also oversees the homologation process at the various race circuits used, felt confident enough to increase the number of racers permitted to compete on the Albufeira Da Pala circuit to twenty-one.
This weekend the banks of Albufeira da Pala, in Ribadouro, Baião will see thousands of spectators gather to watch the fourth round of the UIM F2 World Championship, the 2019 Grande Premio De Portugal.
When it was announced that the city of Brindisi on the Adriatic coast of Southern Italy would host Round Three of the UIM F2 World Championship memories of previous races came flooding back.
Back in 2013 when the UIM F2 World Championship first visited the city of Brindisi on the Adriatic coast of Southern Italy, Swedish drivers were ever present on the race podium steps but it wasn’t just the likes of Erik Stark and Pierre Lundin who were collecting the winners laurels.