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04
Apr
2019

The UIM looks to build a new future for Formula 2

Thomas Kurth, Secretary General of the UIM has outlined a new future for Formula 2. The class that boasts one of the most highly competitive fields in Powerboat Racing, has struggled in other areas, such as finding host venues and the UIM are stepping in to help. The management of the UIM F2 World Championship...
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25
Mar
2019

The UIM Honours the F2 Class of 2018 in Monaco

For the Tenth consecutive year, the world’s best powerboat racers joined forces for the UIM’s biggest night of the year when the Union Internationale Motonautique World Champions & Awards Giving Gala was held at the Sporting Monte-Carlo on Saturday evening. Amongst those sixty-five World Champions in attendance were the top three UIM F2 World Championship...
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15
Mar
2019

Showtime for UIM F2 World Championship Teams

Springtime has over the years been the season for International Boat Shows, and this has given several of the UIM F2 World Championship Teams the opportunity to not only showcase themselves but also their sponsors whose continued support enable them to compete on the world stage. One such driver is Finland’s Kalle Viippo and his...
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11
Jan
2019

UIM pilots to be awarded in Monaco

The 10th edition of the UIM Awards Giving Ceremony & Gala Dinner to honor the 2018 World Champions & Special Awards Winners on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at the Sporting Monte-Carlo in Monaco will mark a special evening for 3 F2 pilots. World champion Alberto Comparato will be joined by runner up Rashed Al Qamzi...
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04
Jan
2019

Whittle to race a BaBa hull in F2

Just before Christmas, PRW reported that British racer Sam Whittle would be moving up to F2 this season. He told us: Next year I’m going to race in F2, I need time in the boat to get used to it and I’ll be doing some club racing over here, racing in Brodenbach, Germany and then...
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07
Dec
2018

Dillard will race for the Comparato UIM F2 Team in 2019

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. News broke earlier this week that the reigning World Champion, Alberto Comparato has made the move to race alongside Duarte Benavente in the F1H20 series,...
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10
Oct
2018

The new UIM F2 Champion Comparato talks to PRW

After Alberto Comparato had been confirmed as the 2018 UIM F2 World Champion this afternoon, I spoke to him about his season. Is this a bitter sweet Championship win for you Alberto? To be honest, it’s a dream to win the F2 title! My father and I have worked hard for the last 3 years...
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10
Oct
2018

Comparato confirmed as UIM F2 World Champion

20-year-old Italian, Alberto Comparato has today been confirmed as the 2018 UIM F2 World Champion. After the Sri Lanka cancellation was made known on Saturday, there was an attempt to find a venue willing to host the fifth round of the Championship. The UIM have this afternoon confirmed that a venue could not be found...
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15
Sep
2018

Nothing Will Halt Steve’s Progress

Making a welcome return to the UIM F2 World Championship is Britain’s Steve Hoult but its not been without some last-minute tension. At the beginning of the year Hoult could see that the RYA F2 National Championship was not clearly defined, so he started to look for alternative venues to race his WNT sponsored Molgaard...
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15
Sep
2018

Ribadouro Ready for a Riveting Race

Following his victory here in Ribadouro, Bãiao, twelve months ago, come Sunday the local spectators will once again be out in huge numbers to cheer on their Portuguese ‘super-star’ Duarte Benavente and judging by his recent success at last months UIM F2 European Championship, held in Lithuania, many will expect nothing less than a podium...
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