The mayor of Vila Velha de Ródão, Luís Miguel Ferro Pereira, and Paulo Ferreira, the president of the Portuguese Powerboat Federation today signed a protocol with the view of staging the first round of the UIM F2 World Championship.
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Michael Jenkins has been a familiar figure in F1H2O working for the Qatar Team with Jay Price from 2002 – 2006 and then joining Sami Seliö for the 2007 season where the Finnish driver won his first world championship in the top flight.
Following on from PRW’s article, 'Mercury Racing 200 APX?', and the news that the new four-stroke engine has been included into the UIM F2 rule book, there has been clarification for the teams this week.
It was brought to my attention today that buried in the UIM F2 rule changes issued on December 22nd last year is the mention of a Mercury Racing 200 APX 3.4L four-stroke engine.
Yesterday PRW reported that the Portuguese Powerboat Federation has high hopes of running the first two rounds of the UIM F2 World Championship this season, today we spoke with Lithuanian organiser, Edgaras Riabko to see how his plans are progressing.
While Europe is still gripped by the pandemic and Portugal is still under lockdown, Paulo Ferreira, the president of the Portuguese Powerboat Federation is staying positive.
Probably the biggest surprise this year was that any racing was done at all.
However, some organisers and racers were not going to let a global pandemic get in the way of some boat racing, and for a few brief weeks in August and September, everything seemed normal again.