Eric ‘The Eagle’ Francis achieved a clean sweep of victories in the P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship at Nassau Harbour this weekend to become world champion.
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Included in the AquaX World Championship schedule was a Pro Sprint class for the first time, and English rider Simon Gill broke the American stranglehold on the event by taking top spot on the podium.
Eric Francis continued his winning ways in the Bahamas today with a clean sweep of victories in the inaugural P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship.
The P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship kicked off in Nassau Harbour today with Eric Francis from Yamaha Broward Motorsport racing team, taking the holeshot and leading the way from start to finish in Pro Enduro race 1.
Flying Frenchman Thomas Favolini lived up to his name yesterday when he set the fastest qualifying time in the Pro Enduro on the opening day of the P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship, joining him making the headlines was the experienced US rider Johnny Smith in the Sprint class.
Nassau Harbour, with its familiar skyline of cruise ships and the stunning Atlantis Resort, is the impressive setting today for the inaugural P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship.
As the countdown begins to next week’s AquaX Bahamas World Championship at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, P1 has announced a partnership agreement with Commonwealth Brewery Limited (CBL).
The agreement will see Stolichnaya Vodka (Stoli) and Kalik Light beer receive a range of benefits including exclusive on-site pouring rights for CBL products over the three-day personal watercraft racing event (8-10 November).
The countdown is underway to the climax of the P1 AquaX personal watercraft race season when The Bahamas will stage the 2019 World Championship.
An elite field of up to forty professional riders from eight countries, who have qualified through a series of national and continental races across the summer, will head to the Atlantis, Paradise Island next month for the three-day event in Nassau Harbour (8-10 November).