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07
Jul
2013

Gentlemen Start Your Engines!

In a few hours, 5pm local time (2pm CET), the green flag will give the start to the Baku Grand Prix of Formula 2. The topic event of a great weekend of fun, adrenaline and entertainment, crowned with an enthusiastic participation from the local people and especially honoured by the presence of H.E. the Minister...
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06
Jul
2013

Stark too hot to handle

In near ninety degrees Fahrenheit, the heat was certainly on for the twenty drivers all racing hard to capture one of the most important pole positions in the 2013 UIM F2 World Championship calendar. After alterations were made to the original 1800 metre course to bring it closer to the viewing public lining the Caspian...
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05
Jul
2013

Baku Grand Prix Preview

Set in this cosmopolitan oil capital on the Caspian Sea, taking place on the waterfront promenade just steps away from the old city the second round of the 2013 UIM F2 World Championship has really captured the attention of the local Azerbaijan population in a country that is fast becoming one of the sports centres...
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17
Jun
2013

Superb Start for Stark

If anyone had thought that after Erik Stark had won his second UIM F2 World Championship title last year and listened to the pit lane talk that said he’d be off to join the F1H2O series and that his motivation might be lacking because his great friend and mentor Rolland Sjogren was taking a year...
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15
Jun
2013

Pole for Patience Stark

Today proved to be a waiting game for Erik Stark but one that finally earned him pole position at his home Grand Prix. The strong wind that had been blowing straight down the course saw a different Swede top the timing screens after the first qualifying session. Ola Pettersson in his BaBa hull looked like...
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14
Jun
2013

Motorlotteriet Swedish Grand Prix Preview

Heavy leaden skies greeted the twenty three drivers that arrived at the Riddarfjarden located right in the heart of Stockholm city centre. Amongst the largest fleet that has ever gathered for the opening round of the UIM Formula 2 World Championship are seven drivers making their series debut.
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03
Jun
2013

Could 2013 be the best F2 season yet?

With less than two weeks to go before the opening round of the 2013 U.I.M F2 World Powerboat Championships those all important last minute touches are being carried out by The Royal Motorboat Club Racing section (KMKR) who will be welcoming competitors from eleven different countries to Sweden for the Stockholm Grand Prix. This year...
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23
May
2013

The High’s & Low’s of Rouen 2013

Constant rain over all three days at the fiftieth running of the 24 Heures Motonautiques Internationales De Rouen might have made working on the boats tougher than normal but it certainly didn’t dampen the team’s enthusiasm to get them to the finish line. Of the nine teams racing in the Class Two category, four of...
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17
May
2013

24 Heures Motonautiques de Rouen

The fiftieth running of the legendary Rouen 24 Hour race kicks off at 15.30 on Saturday May 18 and this year’s event sees no less than six drivers who are also competing on the 2013 UIM F2 World Championship series taking part. The event which became well known for its night-time racing will be based...
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01
Mar
2013

Stark shines in Monte Carlo

It wasn’t just the Oscars that were handed out at the weekend, as once again the Union Internationale Motonautique had gathered together all its leading lights from the world of powerboat racing for the annual awards giving gala. Amongst the sixty two award winners was Sweden’s Erik Stark, the 2012 UIM Formula 2 World Champion,...
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