6 time UIM Class 3C World Champion, Marcus Johnsson, had to be content with a Silver medal in Tvedestrand this afternoon, after 2018 UIM Class 3C European Champions Erik Sundblad Johansen and Robert Aunvik did enough to win the title.
Norway’s Sundblad Johansen and Aunvik placed second today and added to their wins in the first 2 heats, while their fierce rivals all week, Marcus Johnsson and Jussi Myllymäki from Finland took the win with an average speed of 75.08 knots.
The UIM Bronze was taken by the Swedish pairing of Johannes Lundqvist and Mattias Lind, all of the top 3 teams were racing Mercury powered Twister catamarans.
2019 UIM Class 3C World Championship
|#||Country||Driver||Co-Driver||Heat 1||Heat 2||Heat 3||Total|
|C55||NOR||Erik Sundblad Johansen||Robert Aunvik||400||400||300||1100|
|C101||FIN||Marcus Johnsson||Jussi Myllymäki||300||300||400||1000|
|C121||SWE||Johannes Lundqvist||Mattias Lind||95||225||169||489|
|C60||SWE||Micke Bengtsson||Rasmus Söderholm||169||DNF||225||394|
|C91||NOR||Geir Einerkjær||Simen Einerkjær||225||127||DNF||352|
|C25||SWE||Gustaf Lindèn||Kristina Coleman||40||169||127||336|
|C45||SWE||Sebastian Groth||Josefin Due-Boje||127||DNF||95||222|
|C80||SWE||Viktor Jansson||Sebastian Högberg||53||71||71||195|
|C56||NOR||Thomas Grimsrud||Roy Espen Olsen||22||95||53||170|
|C30||NOR||Andre Strand||Greger Mathiesen Lauvvik||71||DNF||40||111|
|C8||NOR||Alexander Karlsen||Vidar Hoslemo||30||DNF||30||60|
|C66||NOR||Per Bergan||Caroline Liltved||Driver Change||53||DNS||53|
|C66||NOR||Inge Lund||Caroline Liltved||17||DNS||DNS||17|
John raced Offshore UIM Class 3 in the 1980’s & 1990’s.
He served as the Cowes Torquay Cowes Event Director for 4 years, including running the 50 th Anniversary Event in 2010.
He has recently organised 4 British Offshore races under UKOPRA sanction.
He is the Editor of Powerboat Racing World.