The Victory Team’s Erik Stark headed the times in the second free practice session held in Sharjah today, his tour of 45.58 seconds eclipsed the 46.09 he set earlier in extra free practice.
Marit Stromoy’s day started badly when she missed the first practice due to an electrical issue with the motor, but she made up for the early disappointment and set the second quickest time of 46.10.
Philippe Chiappe was third fastest with a 46.18, while the two drivers that are challenging for the 2019 World Title, Shaun Torrente (above) and Jonas Andersson (below), were fourth and fifth, with the American getting the better of the Swede by .38 of a second.
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.