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28
Aug
2014

3rd round of the 2014 F2 World Championship confirmed for Idroscalo Milan, Italy

Organizers of the 3rd round to be staged in another italian venue have confirmed that Idroscalo will host the last european leg of the 2014 World Championship before the F2 fleet sails overseas to South Africa. The event in Milan will be held on the 11/12th October 2014. Further news will follow shortly.
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04
Jul
2014

The Brilliance of Brindisi

Some thirty years ago it was said that when the legendary UIM F1 promoter David Parkinson looked for race venues to form his World Championship they would have to meet with three exacting stipulations. The first being that there must be plenty of local authentic food and fine wine, the second was that a challenging 18 hole golf course with superb views must be close by and finally that the...
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18
May
2014

Morin Takes Victory on his Debut

It certainly proved to be a dramatic start for the 2014 UIM F2 World Championship, which took place in Dunaujvaros, Hungary and it wasn’t just the water where the drama unfurled. With a full field of twenty boats lined up on the start jetty it was Owen Jelf who, through the drizzle, had looked to have made the best start from his third spot on the grid. As he rounded...
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17
May
2014

The Moore the Merrier

For the first time ever three French built Moore hulls are competing at a UIM F2 World Championship round, with varying degrees of success it must be said. The World Endurance Champion Peter Morin put his Chinese decaled version to great use when he qualified in eighth place on the grid. Alain Dailly reached Q2 in the qualifying stages and will start in twelfth place, but it was a tough...
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14
May
2014

A Stark Warning “I’ll be Back”

This weekend sees the opening round of the UIM Formula 2 World Championship taking place in Dunaújváros, Hungary. A relatively young city by European standards, some seventy kilometres south of the capital Budapest, which following the Hungarian revolution was renamed from Sztálinváros (Stalin City) to Dunaújváros, meaning ‘Danube New City’. In a relative short space of time the city has hosted several international powerboat events stretching right back to the...
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