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F2
04
Aug
2018

Comparato’s Calculating Charge

Today’s qualifying for the EDH Grand Prix of Norway, round three of the UIM F2 Powerboat World Championship left us with a rather familiar look about it when the top three positions went to the drivers who occupied the winner’s podium back in Lithuania. The Norlux sponsored qualifying session was split into three sessions with...
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03
Aug
2018

Carella’s Clean Sweep

The Victory Team’s strategy of putting Alex Carella into their UIM F2 hull started to pay off this evening in Tonsberg, Norway. The Italian recoded an impressive 187 KPH in the Speed Run and beat Ola Pettersson in the Match Racing final. Carella said: We have a good package which really worked well today. In...
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03
Aug
2018

Lundin hoping to Lead Dillard to Maiden Win

Speaking to the assembled media at this mornings UIM F2 World Championship Press Conference, held on the roof garden at the Quality Hotel, was the former UIM F2 World Champion and the most successful racer to have competed here in Tonsberg, Pierre Lundin. This weekend the radiomen will have a huge say in who wins...
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02
Aug
2018

A Tantalizing Time for Tønsberg

When the biggest ever variety of Nations gathers in Tønsberg, Norway for Round Three of the UIM F2 Powerboat World Championship, the question on most people’s lips will be who do they think will occupy the top step of podium come Sunday night? After the dramatic change in the weather conditions on Sunday in Aalborg,...
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01
Aug
2018

Al-Qemzi defends UIM F2 title at the Tønsberg Båtrace this weekend

2017 UIM F2 World Champion, Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al-Qemzi heads to Norway’s oldest city of Tønsberg this weekend to tackle the EDH Grand Prix of Norway (Tønsberg Båtrace), the third round of the UIM F2 World Championship. Al-Qemzi took third place on the famous fjord course last season and consolidated the Emirati’s championship lead...
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27
Jul
2018

Carella to race UIM F2 in Tonsberg for Victory Team

Victory driver Alex Carella will be racing in UIM F2 at Tonsberg for the team over the weekend of August 3 – 5. The 4 time F1h2o World Champion has been entered by Team Manager Scott Gillman with Mansoor al Mansoori. Carella who is fit again after crashing out of the Evian F1h2o race at...
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10
Jul
2018

Vestfold Fylkeskommune get behind the UIM F2 Tønsberg Båtrace

The Vestfold Fylkeskommune (Vestfold County Municipality) have today announced that they will be financially backing this year’s Tønsberg Båtrace. County Mayor Rune Hogsnes has been impressed by the way that event has evolved and the positive economic impact that the race has on Tønsberg. Hogsnes has pledged 200,000 Norwegian Krone (approx €21,222) towards the running...
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06
Jul
2018

Grant Trask to race for Gordon Cook Racing at Tonsberg

Following Ivan Brigada’s announcement yesterday that he would be leaving Gordon Cook Racing ‘with immediate effect’ the team has secured the services of another experienced driver. Grant Trask, who currently races for the F1 Atlantic Team will compete in the UIM F2 World Championship round at Tonsberg, Norway in August. Trask will be supported by...
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04
Jul
2018

31 entries expected for the UIM F2 EDH Grand Prix of Norway

Joyce Christine Andersen and Frode Sundsdal have been running the highly successful Tønsberg Båtrace since 2014. Year one was a proving ground for the organising team and the venue in Norway. It included UIM International Ordinary status for F2 boats as well as competition for smaller classes including P750, GT15 and GT30. Now into its...
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09
Oct
2017

Al Qemzi’s Amazing Achievement

On the day that Duarte Benavente once again became the ‘talk of the town’ in Ribadouro, Portugal after taking the chequered flag at the final round of the 2017 UIM F2 World Championship, all eyes though were on Rashed Al Qemzi, who became the first ever Emirati to win the World title. I couldn’t imagine...
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