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29
Jan
2014

Stark makes it Look like a Walk in the Vaal Park

It had been almost eight weeks since the F2 teams had loaded their containers in Goteborg, Budapest, Milan and Riga for the trip to the Free State in South Africa and now with a mix of eagerness and nervous anticipation they couldn’t wait to test the water. Of all the eighteen competitors who had signed on, the driver, who was actually in touching distance of winning his third world championship...
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12
Dec
2013

South African F2 Preview

It’s probably been hard not to notice that the entire world’s attention has been focused on South Africa over the last few days, as mourners and ninety-one world leaders gathered in the FNB Stadium to unite in tribute to a man who became a global symbol of reconciliation, in one of the biggest send-offs in history.   Just one hour’s drive south of the South African flagship sports venue, that...
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18
Sep
2013

Stark Wins in Tragic Circumstances

It’s a cold damp Sunday evening in Milan, Italy. The powerboat racing world should have been celebrating the fact that Sweden’s Erik Stark had just won his second F2 European Championship title. Instead the hugs exchanged in the race pits were for Paolo Zantelli’s family after the Italian driver was tragically killed in the fourth and final heat that day. The racing accident took place just metres from the start...
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15
Sep
2013

F2 European Championship

With sixteen entries all vying to become the 2013 F2 European Champion this weekend at the Idroscalo in Milan, the driver who can adapt quickest to the challenge of four heats of fifteen lap sprint racing will be a worthy winner of the UIM title. Setting the standard straight away was the local hero Paolo Zantelli after he claimed pole position on this tricky four pin course. Finding the mix of...
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15
Sep
2013

European F2 Preview

Following the cut and thrust of the fourth round of UIM F2 World Championship at Nottingham, England, attention now switches to Milan, Italy as the drivers line up to challenge for the UIM F2 European Championship title. The format is straight forward with points awarded over four heats, two held on Saturday and two held Sunday, the issue is who can get four clean starts and who will be left...
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