Fresh from winning the Norges Båtsportforbund ‘Organiser of the year’ award, Frode Sundsdal and the organising team of the Tønsberg Båtrace announced at the T11 Conference Center yesterday that ExxonMobil and Esso would be their title sponsor for the 2020 race.
The announcement was made in front of Anne Fougner, Information Director at Esso Norge AS, Mayor of Tønsberg Petter Berg and partners of the event.
The other news from the organising team was that next year’s UIM F2 race is going to be bigger and better!
The event will be partnered and run in conjunction with the Tønsberg Viking Festival and will be themed with a traditional Norwegian flavour.
There will nearly 820 stalls selling food and drink by the Quality Hotel and plenty of attractions for children.
I have been attending the race since 2013 and have watch it grow to one of the highlights in the powerboat racing season, put 7-9 August, 2020 in your diary!
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.