Francois Pinelli and Saul Bubacco added the 2016 UIM Class 3D World Championship in Chioggia, Italy yesterday to their 2015 3D European Championship win.
A first place and 2 third positions in the 3 heat Championship was good enough to give the French team the 2016 title.
All of the 2016 Class 3 World Championships have now been contested, Jack Bobin from Great Britain took A Class honours, Sweden’s Fredrik Groth Fyrö won Class 3B and Jan Trygve Braaten from Norway won Class 3C.
Heat 3 Results
D15 Roberto Amadi and Lorenzo Bacchi (ITA) – 400 points
D3 Alfredo Amato and Gianluca Carli (ITA) – 300 points
D1 Francois Pinelli and Saul Bubacco (FRA) – 250 points
2016 UIM Offshore Class 3D World Championship Results
D1 Francois Pinelli and Saul Bubacco (FRA) – 850 points
D15 Roberto Amadi and Lorenzo Bacchi (ITA) – 700 points
D3 Alfredo Amato and Gianluca Carli (ITA) – 600 points
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.