“Vive Chiappe” - Wins in Abu Dhabi – Leads Championship!

ABU DHABI - (Friday, 21 November) - French driver Philippe Chiappe led from start to finish capturing his first win of the season and the second of his career on the UIM F1 H2O World Championship tour, moving into first place in the drivers championship at the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, in front of thousands of race fans along the picturesque corniche in downtown Abu Dhabi.



Briney Wins Again And Reigns on F-4S in Abu Dhabi

Friday, 21 November, ABU DHABI (UAE): For the second time in two days Australia's Briney Rigby thumped the opposition, leaving the chasing pack of nine in her wake to take her second win and overall victory in round three of the F-4S Trophy in Abu Dhabi.



Chiappe Gives Ctic China Team Their First Pole!

ABU DHABI - November 20 - It took 12 years and 91 race events but French pilot Philippe Chiappe earned his first pole position of his career laying down a blinding 45.33 second time and a 166.78 kph speed in his new MOORE boat in front of thousands of race fans along the lovely corniche in downtown Abu Dhabi.



Brilliant Briney Wins F-4S Race 1

Thursday, 20 November, ABU DHABI (UAE): Sixteen-year-old Briney Rigby produced a faultless performance to take her first win in her debut season in the F-4S Trophy, cruising home to take the chequered flag in race 1 in Abu Dhabi.



Will Team Abu Dhabi's “Voodoo” Continue?

ABU DHABI - November 19, 2014 -  It's hard to believe, but Team Abu Dhabi has gone almost a decade on it's home race circuit around the lovely corniche near downtown city center since it last won a Grand Prix event on the UIM F1 H2O World Championship tour.



Torrente Sets Doha Alight With His 2nd Career Victory!

DOHA - American Shaun Torrente as the Qatar Team survived not only a challenge by drivers from 10 different nations but a pair of boat fires and three yellow flag restarts taking the field by storm winning his first of the season and the second of his career in route to a 10.32 second margin in front of thousands of race fans along the corniche at the Grand Prix of Middle East on Doha Bay.



F-4S Szymura Cruises To Overall Victory In Qatar

Saturday, 15 November: Germany's Mike Szymura took overall honours in round 3 of the F4S Trophy in Qatar with a comfortable start-to-finish win in race 2 to complete the win-double on Doha Bay.



Torrente Outduels Chiappe And Carella For Pole!

DOHA - November 14, 2014 - The Qatar Team got what it was hoping for when American driver Shaun Torrente came out last in the six boat "Shootout" Q3 qualifying session and blistered the 5-pin 2.0 kilometer (1.27 mile) circuit with a 148 kph lap to take pole position for tomorrow's Grand Prix of the Middle East in front of thousands of race fans on Doha Bay at the third round of the UIM F1 H2O World Championship for power-boating.



Szymura Extends F-4s Trophy Lead With Third Win Of The Year

Friday, 14 November, DOHA (Qatar): Team F1 GC Atlantic's Mike Szymura extended his overall lead in the F-4S Trophy after taking his third win of the season in race 1 in Doha.

The 21-year-old from Berlin topped the time sheets in practice and qualifying and then capped the perfect day leading the field of eight from pole position to complete a start-to-finish victory and win by 17.34 seconds.



Scandinavian “Stars” Running Out of Time In Doha!

DOHA - 13 November, 2014 - The rich tradition of success by the Scandinavian "brotherhood" of drivers in qualifying, maybe coming to an end, as the Grand Prix of the Middle East settles along the corniche in center city Doha in Qatar for the third round of the UIM F1 H2O World Championship this weekend.



The “Dragon” of Doha Bay Next Hurtle For F1 Drivers!

ABU DHABI - 7 November, 2014 - The race on Doha Bay has been going on for almost ten years.

Its beginnings date back to 2005. The local race organizers have moved the site to three different locations in that time frame searching for that "sweet spot" that will make the Grand Prix a memorable event year after year.



Q1, Q2 and Q3 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi 2014
U.I.M. F1H2O Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
Thursday November 20
  Entry List
10:15 - 11:15 First Free Practice
15:30 - 16:30 Qualifications
  Q1  -   Q2  -   Q3
  Final Qualifications
Friday November 21
10:15 - 11:15 Second Free Practice
15:30 - 16:15 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
UIM F1H2O World Championship
Qatar QAT Doha Mar 15
China CHN Liuzhou Oct 6
Qatar QAT Doha Nov 15
UAE UAE Abu Dhabi Nov 21
UAE UAE Sharjah Dec 19
UIM Nations Cup
Qatar QAT Doha Mar 12
date and venue could be changed

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Middle East (Doha, Qatar)
01 Shaun Torrente  
02 Philippe Chiappe + 10.32 secs
03 Sami Selio + 14.77 secs
Fastest Lap
Shaun Torrente 0:54.00
Pole Position
Shaun Torrente 0:48.65
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