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!
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Chris Davies ARPS, has been photographing and writing about powerboat racing since 1987.
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.
Stefan Hagin took his maiden UIM F2 World Championship victory today when he held off the hard charging Rashed Al Qemzi at the Grand Prix of Norway.
In what has almost become a tradition in just a very short space of time the 2019 Tonsberg Batrace kicked off the weekend of racing with the Friday evening UIM F2 Speed Run and Match Race.
24 drivers are currently in Tonsberg, Norway for Round Two of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship and one of the first to arrive in the pits was the Sharjah Team who hope to repeat their opening round performance and claim another podium place for their driver Ferdinand Zandbergen.