Vila Velha de Ródão press conference

A press conference was held today in the beautiful town of Vila Velha de Ródão, Portugal to present the final round of the 2023 UIM F2 World Championships which the town will play host to this weekend (23/24 September).

To mark this prestigious occasion, the Mayor of Vila Velha de Ródão, Mr Luis Pereira attended the official press conference along with Mr Paulo Ferreira, president of the Portuguese Motorboat Federation and UIM representatives, Milla Suomi & Jason Brewer to welcome the media and other guests to the final round of the F2 World Championships.

In his address to the international media presence, Mr Luis Pereira had this to say.

“It is a great pleasure to once again welcome the UIM F2 World Championships to our region. Working closely together with Mr Paulo Ferreira, the event continues to grow in popularity at both a national and international level. The importance of hosting international events such as this cannot be underestimated in its influence on the local economy and prosperity of our region which is of huge importance to our citizens and commerce.”

Mr Paulo Ferreira thanked the mayor for his continued support and praised his ongoing activities in growing the popularity of Vila Velha de Ródão. He further praised the activities of the mayor and local municipality in developing the region which is now enjoying the benefits of increased commerce activity and hosting events such as the F2 World Championships for the local citizens to enjoy.

On behalf of the UIM, Race Director Mila Suomi also addressed the media and thanked Mr Luis Pereira, Mr Paulo Ferreira and all of the F2 teams present at the press conference for their continued support in welcoming the F2 World Championships to Vila Velha de Ródão. As the Race Director of the event, she was confident that the race will again be a huge success for region and for the many international drivers and teams that will participate.

The UIM F2 Grand Prix of Vila Velha de Ródão will take place this weekend (23/24 September) with all of the on-water action starting from 10.00am each day.