F1H2O Returns To Shanghai!

Monday, 30 March: H2O Racing has confirmed that round 5 of the 2015 F1H2O World Championship will take place in Shanghai, China.

Nicolo di San Germano, President of H2O Racing and Vice President Lavinia Cavallero, confirmed the news this morning in Shanghai...




F1H2O Returns To France And Lovely Evian In June!

ABU DHABI - Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - H2O Racing Powerboat Promotion has confirmed that the UIM F1H2O World Championship is returning to France for the first time in eight years with round 2 of the 2015 season, the Grand Prix of France in Evian, set to take place on 26-28 of June.




Torrente Survives Rough Conditions To Win In Doha!

DOHA, Qatar - Saturday, March 14, 2015 - American Shaun Torrente showed once again he is the class of the field when it comes to his teams home waters as the driver from Miami, Florida set the pace all afternoon and survived a very rough 1.76 kilometer race circuit in a race that ended with 15 of the 36 race laps under a yellow caution flag to take the action packed opening round of the...



Briney Rigby Quickest In Qualifying

Saturday, 14 March, DOHA (Qatar): Australia's Briney Rigby was unable to take advantage of her pole position in this morning's qualifying, with strong winds and rough sea forcing the cancellation of today's race.




Torrente Storms To Second Straight Pole In Doha!

DOHA - Saturday, March 14, 2015 - In an unusual early morning qualifying session, defending race winning champion Shaun Torrente of the Doha Team rocket his way to pole position for this afternoon's 11th Grand Prix of Qatar in front of thousands of fans along the corniche on Doha Bay.



Unruly Conditions Cancel Qualifying In Doha!

DOHA, Qatar - Friday, 13th of March, 2015 - The opening round of the 2015 UIM F1 H2O World Championship for powerboating saw it's qualifying day on Friday come to a sudden halt when gusting North winds arriving from the open Gulf created havoc on the five-pin 1.76 kilometer race circuit along the corniche on Doha Bay forcing race officials to declare a cancellation of official qualifying.



Qualifying Postponed To Saturday

Friday, 13 March, DOHA (Qatar): Qualifying for tomorrow afternoon's Grand Prix of Qatar scheduled to take place at 15:45hrs [local] has been postponed due to poor conditions and will now take place on Saturday morning, the scheduled one hour session replaced with a one hour free practice.




F-4S Race 1 Cancelled

Friday, 13 March, DOHA (Qatar): Strong winds and choppy seas were once again a thorn in the side of UIM Race Director Luis Ribeiro, forcing the cancellation of the first race of the year in F-4S.




Team Abu Dhabi Switch Driver Line Up – Del Pin In For Al Qemzi

Friday, 13 March, DOHO (Qatar): Team Abu Dhabi has confirmed an eleventh hour change to their driver line-up with Italian David Del Pin called up to replace Thani Al Qemzi.




First Practice Delayed – F-4S Time Trial Cancelled

Friday, 13 March, DOHA (Qatar): Weather in Qatar continues to be a disrupting factor to scheduling forcing the hand of Race Director Luiz Ribiero to delay the first official practice session of the season until 13:00hrs.




Historic Milestones For Cantando And Selio In Doha!

DOHA, Qatar - Thursday, March 12, 2015 - As the worlds best drivers on water on the UIM F1 H2O World Championship gather for the opening round of the 32nd season of racing at the 11th Grand Prix of Qatar, two in particular are reaching special crossroads in their racing careers when they start the race on Saturday the 14th on Doha Bay.



2015 – A New Era In F1 H2O Racing On And Off The Water!

DOHA - (Wednesday, March 11, 2015) - The start of the 32nd season of racing on the UIM F1 H2O World Championship tour is just a few days away, for the 11th Grand Prix of Qatar on Doha Bay on the 13th and 14th of March. As the curtain rises, there will be a totally new portrait of personnel, as the paddock will welcome new faces as the series also heads off to new places in its next 10 months of racing.



Grand Prix of Qatar 2015
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Promo Grand Prix of Portugal
UIM F1H2O World Championship
Qatar QAT Doha Mar 14 C
France FRA Evian Jun 28 C
Portugal POR Porto Aug 2 C
China CHN Liuzhou Oct 1 C
China CHN Shanghai Oct 11 C
  TBA Asia Nov 8 TBA
UAE UAE Abu Dhabi Dec 11 C
UAE UAE Sharjah Dec 18 C
UIM Nations Cup
Qatar QAT Doha Mar 11 C
date and venue could be changed

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Grand Prix of Sharjah
01 Philippe Chiappe  
02 Alex Carella + 6.55 secs
03 Shaun Torrente + 13.41 secs
Fastest Lap
Philippe Chiappe 0:47.95
Pole Position
Philippe Chiappe 0:44.33
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