Alia and Obaid ready for Tønsberg
Powerboat Racing World
by Tony Blom-Pettersen
1w ago
Tønsberg, Norway – In a groundbreaking event, Alia Abdul Salam will participate as the first Emirati woman in a powerboat racing competition. She will compete in the prestigious Tønsberg Boat Race, which will take place on the first weekend of August 2024. Abdul Salam has undergone intensive training in Abu Dhabi under the guidance of Frode Sundsdal, who is also the organizer of the Tønsberg Boat Race.   Alia Abdul Salam has shown impressive skills and determination during her training in Abu Dhabi, which bodes well for her debut in Tønsberg. Frode Sundsdal is proud of what they have ac ..read more
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Tønsberg Back on Track.
Powerboat Racing World
by Chris Davies
3w ago
If you cast your mind back to August 2014 some of the sporting highlights that month included Serena Williams not losing a set in the entire US Open tennis tournament, winning her third straight title in the process. England supplanted Australia to finish top of the medal table at the Commonwealth Games, and Daniel Ricciardo winning the Belgium F1 GP at Spa Francorchamps in his first season at Red Bull.   It also marked the year that Frode Sundsdal introduced Tønsberg, the oldest city in Norway, to the UIM F2 racing community. Now ten years later he’s about to welcome those racers back ..read more
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Lebos Chaguri Wins Vice World Championship Marathon River in Mexico
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
2M ago
Three-time World Champion Lebos Chaguri Wins Vice World Championship Marathon River in Mexico. Brazilian pilot Lebos Chaguri with his team partner, Mexican Mauricio Scherrer, ended up winning the Vice World Championship Marathon River in the OB 3000 category at the World Championship Marathon River 2024, which takes place approximately every 3 years with a circuit of 650 km to 1,400 km in rivers.   It always happens in Colombia or Mexico because they have rivers with great difficulties, being the most famous boat endurance championship in the world equal to the Paris Dakar for cars. Thi ..read more
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Comeback of World Champions Alex Carella and Shaun Torrente Racing
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
2M ago
Team Abu Dhabi Announces Comeback of World Champions Alex Carella and Shaun Torrente Racing   Team Abu Dhabi, led by the legendary Guido Cappellini, is gearing up for a major comeback in the upcoming races with the return of four-time World Champion Alex Carella from Italy and three-time F1h2o World Champion Shaun Torrente from Miami, Florida. Currently in 7th position with only 27 points in the team championship, Cappellini acknowledges the need for strong decisions to be made to get back on the podium. “It’s been a disaster for me,” says Cappellini. “We need to shake things up an ..read more
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Stark secures start-to-finish win in vietnam
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
2M ago
Sunday, March 31:  The Victory Team’s Erik Stark took full advantage of his pole position to lead a yellow-flag interrupted first-ever Grand Prix of Bình Định-Vietnam from start-to-finish in Quy Nhơn on Sunday morning.   The Swede completed the 35-lap race in stifling heat just 2.715 seconds in front of Team Vietnam’s defending World Champion Jonas Andersson. Stark’s fifth career Grand Prix win and a first since Sharjah in 2018 has given him an eight-point lead in the Drivers’ Championship. Andersson’s runner-up spot marked his 33rd career podium in F1H2O racing. The result also sa ..read more
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F4 Update by Mercury Racing
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
3M ago
Mercury Racing® boosts its support of circuit racing with the addition of the 60 APX model to its Apex series of pure competition outboards. The 60 APX is designed specifically to power catamaran tunnel hull boats in the UIM F4 class. The F4 designation was chosen for the first UIM circuit-racing class powered only by a low-emissions four-stroke outboard. The F4 class is very popular across the U.K., Western Europe and the Middle East, and the 60 APX was introduced on February 28 at the Dubai International Boat Show at Dubai Harbour, United Arab Emirates.   The F4 class is ..read more
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Jonas signs up Stefan Arand
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
5M ago
TEAM SWEDEN SIGNS AGREEMENT TO BECOME TEAM VIETNAM BÌNH ÐỊNH FOR NEW WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON FDLH to become title sponsor for 2024 UIM F1H2O World Championship Thursday, January 18:  Team Sweden has joined forces with the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam and will be known as Team Vietnam Bình Định for the 2024 UIM F1H2O World Championship. The news was announced at a press conference at Qui Nhon in the Bình Định province today (Thursday). It was also announced that FDLH (Fleur de Lys Hospitality) will become the title sponsor for the 2024 UIM F1H2O World Championshi ..read more
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Great awards in Rome for Motonautica San Nazzaro
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
6M ago
Great satisfaction for the Piacenza team C&B Racing and Motonautica San Nazzaro on the occasion of Motonautica’s centenary. On Sunday, December 17th, Massimiliano Cremona, Davide Scarpa, Martina Barbarini, and for the radio-controlled section, Ivan Ronconi, Andrea Turrini, and Giorgio Scognamiglio were awarded at the Salone d’Onore del Coni in Rome on the occasion of Motonautica’s centenary.   Furthermore, the Cremona family, for Motonautica San Nazzaro, was awarded for the organized events. It is worth mentioning that thanks to their constant commitment, the group has been able to ..read more
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Red River Rumble F1 Powerboat Showdown in Shreveport Louisiana
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
6M ago
FORMULA 1 POWERBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER FOR RED RIVER RUMBLE F1 POWERBOAT SHOWDOWN   Shreveport-Bossier, LA – The Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission is thrilled to announce the return of Formula 1 Powerboat Racing to Shreveport-Bossier with the Red River Rumble F1 Powerboat Showdown, scheduled to take place from May 24 – 26, 2024, over Memorial Day weekend. This event will feature approximately 50 high-speed powerboats along the Red River.   “On behalf of the Formula 1 Powerboat Championship, we are very excited to bring Formula 1 powerboat racing bac ..read more
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Jonas wins all F1 titles in UIMF1h2o !
Powerboat Racing World
by Frode Sundsdal
6M ago
Sunday, December 10:  Team Sweden’s Jonas Andersson led the Road to Sharjah-Grand Prix of Sharjah from start-to-finish to earn his 14th career victory and add a maiden UIM F1H2O Teams’ Championship title to the second World Drivers’ Championship he secured at the last race.   The dominant Swede reached the finish of a yellow-flag interrupted race 2.452 seconds clear of the Victory Team’s Erik Stark. He also added the UIM F1H2O Fast Lap Trophy to his haul of awards with a best tour of 49.140 seconds. While Andersson was confirming a clean sweep of all four major titles, Stark finish ..read more
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