News

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, which left the Race Officials with little option other than to cancel the second round...
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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 before he went on to seal the shortened championship in Portugal last autumn. Following the...
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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 the beginning of the month is relishing the challenge. Gillman told Tonsberg race organiser Frode...
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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 of the 2018 event. Vestfold Fylkeskommune’s Head of Sport, Culture and Health, Ellen Eriksen explained:...
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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 Monster Homes (Aus) and will be racing a BaBa hull. He told me this morning:...
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