H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique

Filip Roms - 12

TEAM: Sharjah Team
HULL: BABA
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Espoo, FIN
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/01/1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: Espoo, FIN
HEIGHT: 187 CM
WEIGHT: 89 KG
RACING SUPER LICENSE:
MECHANICS - CREW:

1 - Rudolf Michaldinecz
2 - Mikael Roms
3 - John Johansson
4 - Massimo Roggiero (Radioman)

DEBUT: 2012
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 46
RACE STARTS: 42
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
BEST OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: 6
BEST RACE FINISH: 2
BEST QUALIFYING POSITION: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
2ND: 1
3RD: 1
CAREER POINTS: 94
LAST PODIUM: 2 - Evian 2016
PROFILE

FILIP ROMS is one of the sports youngest drivers at 25 and already has six years under his belt in F1H2O.

In his rookie campaign he was consistent and tied for 11th place in the championship. His best ever career showing was 2016 when he picked up his second podium with second place in Evian, France, qualifying in P2 in Harbin in China and finishing the year in sixth overall.

He first demonstrated his talents driving in the Sami Selio sponsored SJ-15 class series taking second in 2006 and winning titles in 2007 and again in 2008. He then joined the Safiro Racing Team as their test driver in the T-400 class in 2009. He moved up into the F4-S class and was fourth in 2011 before getting a shot at F1H2O.

He became the youngest driver to join the tour at 18 and the youngest to score points and podium at 21.

He became the youngest driver to join the tour at 18 and the youngest to score points and podium at 21.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: / WIN: / 2ND: 1 /3RD: 1
BEST QUALIFYING POSITION: 2 / BEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINISH: 6
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 45 / RACE STARTS: 41
DEBUT: 2012

Last Podium: 2 - Evian 2016

CAREER INFOS

2018 - 12th F1H2O World Championship
2017 - 14th F1H2O World Championship
2016 - 6th F1H2O World Championship
2015 - 10th F1H2O World Championship
2014 - 11th F1H2O World Championship
2013 - 13th F1H2O World Championship
2012 - 12th F1H2O World Championship
2011 - 4th F4-S Trophy
2006 - 2nd SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship
2007 - 1st SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship and winner Sami Seliö junior cup
2008 - 1st SJ-15 junior class Finnish Championship and winner Sami Seliö junior cup
2009 - Safiro Racing Team Test driver T-400 class

2019 DRIVER GALLERY
2019 DRIVER NEWS
March 7, 2019
SHARJAH TEAM ANNOUNCED AT IBT IN BERLIN
Thursday, 7 March: Sharjah International Marine Sports Club and two-time UIM F1H2O World Champion Sami Selio have announced a multi-year cooperation agreement at the unveiling of Sharjah Team at the ...
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2018 DRIVER GALLERY
2017 DRIVER NEWS
February 23, 2017
THIRD WORLD TITLE IS REALISTIC TARGET SAYS SELIO
Thursday, 23 February: Finland’s Sami Selio revealed his plans for 2017 at last week’s Helsinki boat show and the clear message from the two-time champion was that a third world title is ...
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2016 DRIVER GALLERY
2016 DRIVER NEWS
October 3, 2016
4 INTO 1 DOES GO!
Monday, 3 October, LIUZHOU (China): Of the many national and international series that can lead to a seat in the top-flight of circuit racing, the one that puts young drivers in immediate ...
F1H2O
September 13, 2016
FINN SAMI SELIO ‘FLYING’ AGAIN
Tuesday, 13 September: Despite a sluggish start to 2016, Sami Selio’s last two outings in Portugal and China have reignited his title challenge with the ‘Flying Finn’ now up to ...
F1H2O
September 3, 2016
BABA RACING DUO SELIO AND ROMS PULL OFF SENSATIONAL ONE-TWO IN BRM QUALIFYING
Saturday, 3 September HARBIN (China): Two-time World Champion Sami Selio led his team to a brilliant one-two qualifying effort at the Grand Prix of Harbin in the Q3 Top-Six Shootout session of the ...
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July 17, 2016
TORRENTE'S MISTAKE HANDS CARELLA A SOLID VICTORY IN EVIAN!
Sunday, 17 July, EVIAN (France): Veteran three-time World Champion Alex Carella of Team Abu Dhabi mixed talent with luck for 48 laps and ended up coming home with a well- earned 11.72 second victory ...
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