The world’s first electric powerboat championship was launched today at the Monaco Yacht Club with plans for a global series on seas and lakes that will drive forward the electric revolution in the marine environment.
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Alejandro Agag, the man behind the Extreme E and Formula E auto racing championships will be announcing in Monaco with the UIM (Union Internationale Motonautique) on Friday that he will be launching an electric boat racing series.
Tobias Munthe-Kaas was one of the notable absentees from the first round of the UIM F2 World Championship in Lithuania last weekend due to Norway travel restrictions and quarantine procedures, however, he has set his eyes on another prize, offshore class 3C racing in his home country!
Gambling has always had a slightly negative connotation in the world of entertainment. Most people see gamblers are people who are addicted to their hobby, often willing to roll the dice on everything they own just to experience the rush one more time.
Earlier on this year the motorsport world lost the legendary figure of Sir Stirling Moss OBE, described by many of his rivals as "the greatest driver never to win the F1 World Championship".
Speaking with those who had gathered at the Easthampstead Park Crematorium it felt as if the powerboat racing community were paying their respect to his waterborne equivalent - Andy Elliott.
The funeral service for Andy Elliott, multiple circuit racing World Champion, will be held on Friday 18th September at 2pm in his home town of Bracknell, Berkshire, but due to the current Covid 19 Government restrictions, attendance is strictly limited.
Mercury Racing's Director of Engineering, Jeff Broman, gives a technical walk-through of the 360 APX competition outboard.
This powerhouse V8 four-stroke outboard is designed specifically for the UIM F1H2O World Championship.