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Chris Davies

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Chris Davies ARPS, has been photographing and writing about powerboat racing since 1987.

Racing into 2020 Reality

With the vast majority of the planet currently struggling to get to grips with COVID-19 and how to stop the spread and eventually find a cure for COVID-19, it’s fair to say that what’s happening in the sporting world is not high on many people’s agendas right now.

Hagin heads Stateside

Following his very successful outing in the Dillard Financial Solutions, Inc sponsored DAC at the last round of the UIM F2 World Championship, Stefan Hagin has now been signed up to race for the team in the 2020 NGK F1 Powerboat Championship Series. The German racer, who won the Tonsberg round of the UIM F2 World Championship back in August, said: I am extremely happy to get another chance to race with Dillard Financial Solutions Inc. Having Brandon Power prepare the DAC for the whole season will make us a team that people will suddenly pay a lot of attention to, especially after what we did together in Abu Dhabi last year. Steve Dillard commented on the news: We are so excited to announce that Stefan Hagin will be driving the #80 here in the United States. We will begin…

Remembering Ray

I was standing in the middle of the Salle De Presse at the 1990 Offshore Powerboat World Championships looking for a friendly face to enquire what exactly was happening.

Having had no luck with the local Monegasques, I spotted an English journalist trying to get any telephone he could lay his hands on to connect with the outside world:

"The trouble with these people is that they think the ‘press’ is something they put their trousers in before they head for a cocktail party!"

It was Ray Bulman.

Almost All to Play for in Abu Dhabi

Following another faultless performance by Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi in Portugal back in September that secured the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship title all eyes will now be focused on those drivers gathered for the season ‘Grand Finale’ in Abu Dhabi with a realistic chance of a top three Championship finish.

A Dip into The Abu Dhabi Archive

Although next weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will go down in the history books as the first-time a round of the UIM F2 World Championship has taken place there, it certainly isn’t the first time several of those taking part have raced in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

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