Finland’s Tuukka Lehtonen was back on the Saône river in Mâcon this morning and set the fastest time in Free Practice.
Lehtonen, had an accident after yesterday’s qualifying session, he hit the pontoon and severely damaged his boat and could not repair it in time for Round 5.
The Finn who had been leading the UIM F4 World Championship, paid dearly for his mistake, his closest rival Morgan Jernfast won the race and opened up a 13 point lead.
Round 6 of the 2018 UIM F4 World Championship starts at 16:15 CET.
UIM F4 World Championship Free Practice for Round 6
1) Tuukka Lehtonen FIN 44.253
2) Nikita Lijcs LAT 44.685
3) Quentin Dailly FRA 44.770
4) Ben Jelf GBR 45.133
5) Pierre Lambert FRA 45.891
6) Xavier Autard FRA 46.340
7) Morgan Jernfast SWE 48.242
8) Camille Broutechoux FRA 49.896
Silvia graduated at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia with a degree in European languages (English, German, Spanish and Portuguese) and Cultures.
She has been attending powerboat races since she was 6 months old!
Her father Giacomo, is the chairman of the Formula Committee, is a member of UIM’s Cominsport and a former Italian Powerboat Federation (FIM) circuit president.