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29
Sep
2020

UIM F2 World Championship Round Two

Nestling on the banks of the River Tejo proved to be an idyllic location to host the Grande Prémio de Vila Velha de Ródão Press Conference hosted by the Presidente da Câmara Municipal de Vila Velha de Ródão, Luís Pereira and Paulo Ferreira, the Presidente da Federação Portuguesa de Motonáutica. Ferreira admitted that it had...
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20
Sep
2020

Benavente benefits from mistakes at the front

Duarte Benavente won the first round of the 2020 UIM F2 World Championship in Kaunus, Lithuania this afternoon. In an action packed late season opener, Bimba Sjöholm relinquished her pole to Colin Jelf at the start and the veteran British driver pulled out a lead, however, the three time UIM F2 world champion dislodged a...
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08
Dec
2019

Al Qemzi Rains in Abu Dhabi

Rashed Al Qemzi celebrated his championship-winning season in style with a commanding victory in the last race of the UIM F2 World Championship season in Abu Dhabi. The Emirati had already claimed his second career F2 title but demonstrated one last time how dominant both he and Team Abu Dhabi have been this year. Under...
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06
Dec
2019

Al Qemzi Quality in Qualifying

Not since the 2015 season has one driver secured pole position at every round of the UIM F2 World Championship, that was until today when Rashed Al Qemzi produced a stunning lap to seize that all important advantage for tomorrows Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. It had looked for a while that Owen Jelf would...
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06
Dec
2019

UAE Racers on a Victory Charge

Back in September, the 2019 UIM F2 Grand Prix of Portugal became a really significant one for the United Arab Emirates racers competing that weekend in Ribadouro. Certainly, the high point was Rashed Al Qemzi claiming his second UIM F2 World Championship title for Team Abu Dhabi, but equally it marked a turning point for...
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05
Dec
2019

Pettersson Hoping for a Silver Lining

Fresh off the back of two podium visits already this year, Sweden’s Ola Pettersson is ultra-confident he can make it three in a row when he takes to the water off the Corniche for the final round of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship taking place in Abu Dhabi. I have never raced in the...
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05
Dec
2019

Some High Flyers in Free Practice

The final round of the 2019 UIM F2 Powerboat World Championship finally got under way today with the first ‘Free Practice’ session for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi. As most on-lookers expected the quickest time posted today was that set by Rashed Al Qemzi, the 2019 UIM F2 World Champion. It wasn’t that straight...
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05
Dec
2019

Almost All to Play for in Abu Dhabi

Following another faultless performance by Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi in Portugal back in September that secured the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship title all eyes will now be focused on those drivers gathered for the season ‘Grand Finale’ in Abu Dhabi with a realistic chance of a top three Championship finish. Amongst the...
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02
Dec
2019

A Dip into The Abu Dhabi Archive

Although next weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will go down in the history books as the first-time a round of the UIM F2 World Championship has taken place there, it certainly isn’t the first time several of those taking part have raced in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Twenty years ago, the now...
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16
Sep
2019

Mission Accomplished by Al Qemzi

It might have taken three starts, including a rolling one but it did produce one outcome that many in the pit lane were delighted with and that was Rashed Al Qemzi securing the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship title. The result, which is still subject to an appeal to be heard at a later date,...
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