The Victory Team’s Ahmed Al-Hameli will not race at the F1h2o Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi today.
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F1H2o Championship leader Shaun Torrente had to settle for sixth place in today's qualifying for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
Team Abu Dhabi's Erik Stark put himself on the front of the grid for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi and for the second BRM F1 qualifying session in a row, Marit Stromoy saw pole snatched from her grasp at the very last.
Tom Chiappe took a lights to flag victory in the first of two F4-s races in Abu Dhabi this weekend, Sam Whittle's second place puts him in equal third in the championship with the Frenchman.
It’s been just three months since the final round of the UIM F2 Powerboat World Championship and already preparations are well underway for several drivers for the 2019 racing season.
A thrilling duel developed between Erik Stark and Shaun Torrente in the later stages of an interrupted free practice session with both Team Abu Dhabi drivers teetering on the edge of disaster on a windy straight in front of the main grandstand to set the fastest times.
Technical issues dictated that the F4-s runners missed out on their initial practice session on Friday morning and 11 drivers headed straight into the qualifying session for race one.
Tom Chiappe who currently lies fourth in the 2018 F4-s Championship set the pace in Abu Dhabi today with a fastest lap of 1:02.42.