H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique
November 27, 2019
WHO WILL BE A FACTOR IN THE TITLE RACE?
Wednesday, 27 November:  In less than a month at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Sharjah all eyes will be on Shaun Torrente and Jonas Andersson when they go head-to-head for the world title - just ...
F1H2O
November 18, 2019
SHARJAH – A HISTORY OF EPIC TITLE DECIDERS AND RACES ON KHALID LAGOON
Monday, 18 November: Over the years historic battles for the world title on Sharjah’s picturesque Khalid Lagoon have littered the history books and this year, as the Emirate celebrates hosting ...
F1H2O
October 28, 2019
XIAMEN WEEKEND SETS UP THRILLING TWO-WAY TITLE SHOWDOWN IN SHARJAH
Monday, 28 October: The outcomes of the two spectacular Censtar Grand Prix in Xiamen in China means the title race will be a straight two-way showdown at the final round of the year in Sharjah in ...
F1H2O
October 22, 2019
F1H2O PAYS TRIBUTE TO STEVA FIDANOVSKI
Tuesday, 22 October: It is with great sadness and with heavy hearts that we announce the very tragic news that our colleague and dear friend Steva Fidanovski has died.   All our thoughts and ...
F1H2O
October 20, 2019
SHAUN TORRENTE WINS CENSTAR GRAND PRIX OF CHINA AND REGAINS THE LEAD IN THE TITLE
Sunday, 20 October, XIAMEN (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente held his nerve and survived an incident-filled race to take a start-to-finish and hard earned victory in the UIM F1H2O ...
F1H2O
October 20, 2019
MAX STILZ WINS F4 GRAND PRIX OF CHINA
Sunday, 20 October, XIAMEN (China): Germany’s Max Stilz clinched overall victory in the F4 Censtar Grand Prix of China after taking his second win of the weekend on Wuyan Bay.   Starting ...
F4-S
October 20, 2019
TORRENTE STRIKES BACK TO TAKE POLE POSITION FOR THE CENSTAR GRAND PRIX OF CHINA
Sunday, 20 October, XIAMEN, (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente will start this afternoon’s UIM F1H2O Censtar Grand Prix of China from pole position after pulling out a simply ...
F1H2O
October 19, 2019
DOUBLE DELIGHT AS CARELLA WINS THE UIM F1H2O CENSTAR GRAND PRIX OF XIAMEN
*Jonas Andersson moves into the lead in the title race
F1H2O
October 19, 2019
MAX STILZ BLAZES TO VICTORY IN F4
Saturday, 19 October, XIAMEN (China): Blaze Performance’s Max Stilz led from start-to-finish to win the first of two F4 races at this weekend’s Censtar Grand Prix of ...
F4-S
October 19, 2019
ALEX CARELLA TAKES SENSATIONAL POLE POSITION IN XIAMEN
*Philippe Chiappe crashes out in Q3 but goes P2
F1H2O
October 18, 2019
SHAUN TORRENTE COMFORTABLY QUICKEST IN PRACTICE
Friday, 18 October, XIAMEN (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente was the early pacesetter ahead of tomorrow’s Rebellion official qualifying and the UIM F1H2O Censtar Grand Prix of ...
F1H2O
October 18, 2019
SCOTT GILLMAN LOOKING AHEAD TO 2020
Friday, 18 October: Scott Gillman has ended speculation about his future plans following his exit along with those of Ahmed Al Hameli and Alex Carella from Victory Team in the summer.   Whilst ...
F1H2O
October 18, 2019
XIAMEN - THE CLASS OF 1997
Friday, 18 October, XIAMEN (China): Twenty two years after the city of Xiamen in the Peoples’ Republic of China hosted its first UIM F1H2O Grand Prix, the championship returns this weekend for ...
F1H2O
October 18, 2019
FAST START CRUCIAL FOR STROMOY
Friday, 18 October, XIAMEN (China): Marit Stromoy will be looking to keep her title challenge on track and close the gap to the top three at this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Censtar Grand Prix of ...
F1H2O
October 16, 2019
TITLE RACE PERFECTLY POISED FOR SPECTACULAR DOUBLE HEADER IN XIAMEN
Wednesday, 16 October, XIAMEN (China): The battle for the coveted drivers’ world title is perfectly poised as the UIM F1H2O World Championship returns to Xiamen in the People’s Republic ...
F1H2O
October 4, 2019
TESTING AND INTRIGUING WEEKEND IN XIAMEN LOOMING LARGE
Friday, 4 October:  Drivers and teams face a testing and intriguing Grand Prix weekend in Xiamen, China on 18-20 October with two qualifying sessions, two races and relentless schedule in 24 ...
F1H2O
September 17, 2019
XIAMEN DOUBLE HEADER WILL BE A ‘DEFINING WEEKEND’ IN TITLE RACE
Tuesday, 17 September: H2O Racing has confirmed a spectacular double header for the fast-approaching race weekend on the 18-20 October in the People’s Republic, with the Grand Prix of Xiamen ...
F1H2O
September 9, 2019
DAVID DEL PIN JOINS VICTORY TEAM
Monday, 9 September: Victory Team has confirmed that Italy’s David Del Pin will team up alongside recent signing Erik Stark for the remainder of the season.   The driver reshuffle ...
F1H2O
August 24, 2019
XIAMEN TO HOST ROUND 4
Saturday, 24 August: H2O Racing has announced that the city of Xiamen in Fujian Province in south eastern China will host round 4 of the 2019 UIM F1H2O World Championship on 18-20 October, replacing ...
F1H2O
August 14, 2019
ALEX CARELLA JOINS MAVERICK F1 RACING FOR REMAINDER OF THE SEASON
Wednesday, 14 August: Maverick F1 Racing owner-driver Cedric Deguisne has confirmed that four-time world champion Alex Carella will join the team for the remainder of the season. “I can confirm ...
F1H2O
August 4, 2019
ALEX CARELLA ANNOUNCES VICTORY TEAM EXIT
Sunday, 4 August: Four-time world champion Alex Carella has announced he is leaving Victory Team, “I would like to thank all the Victory Team for the last year and a half we have had together. ...
F1H2O
July 17, 2019
ERIK STARK JOINS VICTORY TEAM
Wednesday, 17 July: Victory Team has announced that it has signed Erik Stark who joins the Dubai-based outfit for the remainder of the season.   The surprise news sees the Swedish driver ...
F1H2O
July 12, 2019
THREE POINTS SEPARATE TORRENTE AND ANDERSSON - TITLE RACE WIDE OPEN
Friday, 12 July: The UIM F1H2O title race is very much on and wide open as the champion breaks for the summer, with just three points separating defending champion Shaun Torrente and Jonas ...
F1H2O
July 7, 2019
ANDERSSON HOLDS OFF TORRENTE TO WIN GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
*Pole-Sitter Philippe Chiappe’s Evian jinx strikes yet again
F1H2O
July 7, 2019
PHILIPPE CHIAPPE STORMS TO POLE IN EVIAN
Sunday, 7 July, EVIAN (France): Philippe Chiappe boosted his chances of becoming the first Frenchman to win the Grand Prix of France after going quickest in this morning’s Rebellion Official ...
F1H2O
July 6, 2019
REBELLION OFFICIAL QUALIFYING TO TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY MORNING AT 10.15HRS
Update - PRACTICE POSTPONED
F1H2O
July 6, 2019
REBELLION OFFICIAL QUALIFYING POSTPONED UNTIL 1800HRS
UPDATE - DRIVERS BRIEFING AT 1830HRS
F1H2O
July 6, 2019
PETER MORIN QUICKEST IN TRICKY CONDITIONS ON LAC LEMA
Saturday, 6 July, EVIAN (France): Lac Leman served up the expected stern test for drivers in this morning’s practice session with CTIC F1 Shenzhen China’s Peter Morin topping the time ...
F1H2O
July 6, 2019
STROMOY – EVIAN IS VERY UNPREDICTABLE AND ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Saturday, 6 July, EVIAN (France): Marit Stromoy is one of just three drivers to have gone the distance and picked up points in all races in Evian, and the Emirates Racing driver is confident she can ...
F1H2O
July 5, 2019
ANDERSSON LOOKING TO CARRY THE FIGHT TO CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERS
Friday, 5 July, EVIAN (France): Jonas Andersson is intent on keeping the pressure on and continuing his  pursuit of Team Abu Dhabi after following Shaun Torrente and Al Thani to the chequered ...
F1H2O
July 5, 2019
STARK BULLISH ABOUT ENDING ABU DHABI’S WINNING STREAK
Friday, 5 July, EVIAN (France): Maverick F1 Racing’s Erik Stark is in a bullish frame of mind ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix of France which he won last year. “This time last ...
F1H2O
July 5, 2019
LAC LEMAN THE DECIDING FACTOR! OR IS IT?
Friday, 5 July, EVIAN (France): Despite all the challenges drivers face on the daunting 2.08km Lac Leman circuit, the ever-present ever-changing variable water and weather conditions and the infamous ...
F1H2O
July 2, 2019
TEAM ABU DHABI LOOKING TO EXTEND UNBEATEN RUN
*Philippe Chiappe desperate to end Evian jinx
F1H2O
June 27, 2019
CAN PHILIPPE CHIAPPE END EVIAN AND LAC LEMAN JINX?
Thursday, 27 June: All eyes will be firmly fixed on Philippe Chiappe when championship rivalries resume next week at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of France on 5-7 July to see if the three-time world ...
F1H2O
June 13, 2019
TEAM ABU DHABI AWARD CAPPELLINI NEW LONG-TERM CONTRACT
Thursday, 13 June, 2019:  Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club announced today that powerboat racing legend Guido Cappellini has signed a new long-term contract as manager of Team Abu ...
F1H2O
June 6, 2019
XIANGYANG, CHINA CONFIRMED FOR ROUND 4
Thursday, 6 June: H2O Racing has confirmed that round 4 of the 2019 campaign will take place in Xiangyang in China on 27-29 September, with the UIM F1H2O World Championship celebrating the 25th Grand ...
F1H2O
May 23, 2019
STELLAR GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL IGNITES THE SEASON
Thursday, 23 May: Last weekend’s Grand Prix of Portugal in the countries European City of Sport for 2019, Portimao, has ignited the season and the 48-lap flag free race fest will linger long in ...
F1H2O
May 19, 2019
TORRENTE WINS UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL THRILLER
Sunday, 19 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente survived a race long onslaught from teammate Thani Al Qemzi in an absolute thriller on the Arade River in Portimao to win ...
F1H2O
May 19, 2019
MAX STILZ WINS RACE 2 TO TAKE OVERALL VICTORY IN F4
Sunday, 19 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Blaze Performance driver Max Stilz claimed overall victory in the F4 Grand Prix of Portugal after winning the second race of the weekend.   Second place ...
F4-S
May 18, 2019
THREE IN A ROW AS TORRENTE TAKES POLE POSITION IN PORTIMAO
Saturday, 18 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Shaun Torrente’s title defence got off to the perfect start after taking his third successive pole position in Portimao, posting his best lap of 42.58s ...
F1H2O
May 18, 2019
AL FAHIM CRUISES HOME FOR VICTORY IN F4
Saturday, 18 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Victory Team’s Ahmed Al Fahim proved the class act and continued his dominance winning the first of this weekend’s F4 races with ...
F4-S
May 18, 2019
STARK ON TOP IN SECOND PRACTICE
Saturday, 18 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Maverick F1 Racing’s Erik Stark maintained his pace and place at the top of the times sheets with a 44.22s lap in this morning’s 60 minute practice ...
F1H2O
May 18, 2019
CARELLA LOOKING TO BE IN THE MIX
Saturday, 18 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Victory Team’s Alex Carella heads into today’s sessions confident that he will be in the mix after a good first practice yesterday, posting the ...
F1H2O
May 17, 2019
MAVERICK STARK QUICKEST IN PRACTICE
Friday, 17 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Erik Stark marked his return to the UIM F1H2O World Championship with the quickest time in today’s free practice posting a 43.10s lap and traded top spot on ...
F1H2O
May 17, 2019
AL FAHIM SETS PACE IN F4
Friday, 17 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Victory Team’s Ahmed Al Fahim set the early pace in F4’s first outing of the year at the Grand Prix of Portugal, going quickest in practice and then ...
F4-S
May 15, 2019
DRIVERS SET TO RENEW RIVALRIES AT UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL IN PORTIMAO
Wednesday, 15 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Drivers and teams will renew rivalries this weekend when Portugal’s European City of Sport for 2019, Portimao, hosts round 2 of the UIM F1H2O World ...
F1H2O
April 26, 2019
CHAMPIONSHIP READY TO REGROUP IN PORTIMAO
Friday, 26 April: The testing 1.937km Arade River Circuit is the next challenge drivers take on when the UIM F1H2O World Championship resets and regroups for round 2 in Portimao for the 18th Grand ...
F1H2O
April 23, 2019
ERIK STARK BACK TO CHALLENGE FOR TITLE WITH MAVERICK F1
Tuesday, 23 April: Sweden’s Erik Stark returns to the UIM F1H2O World Championship line up at the Grand Prix of Portugal in Portimao on 17-19 May after reaching an agreement to race with ...
F1H2O
April 6, 2019
RALF FRÖHLING REMEMBERED
Saturday, 6 April: Former President of the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), Ralf Fröhling has died at the age of 75.   From Bergish-Gladbach, Fröhling was a successful ...
F1H2O
March 30, 2019
STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS FORCE CANCELLATION OF UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF SAUDI ARABIA
Saturday, 30 March, Dammam (Saudi Arabia): Despite the best efforts of the event organisers, race officials and the drivers to salvage the day, the strong winds and rough seas that have prevailed for ...
F1H2O
March 30, 2019
DETERIORATING CONDITIONS BRINGS OUT RED FLAG IN QUALIFYING
*Greg Foster damages boat and is out of today’s race
F1H2O
March 29, 2019
UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF SAUDI ARABIA TO BE RUN ON SATURDAY MORNING
Friday, 29 March, DAMMAM (Saudi Arabia): Organisers and officials at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia in Dammam have confirmed that the race will start at 1130hrs [local] on Saturday ...
F1H2O
March 29, 2019
OFFICIAL QUALIFYING POSTPONED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
Friday, 29 March, DAMMAM (Saudi Arabia): Adverse weather conditions continue to frustrate and dictate the time schedule at the UIM F1H2O World Championship season-opener in Dammam.   For the ...
F1H2O
March 28, 2019
REBELLION OFFICIAL QUALIFYING RESCHEDULED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS
Thursday, 28 March, DAMMAM (Saudi Arabia): Strong winds and rough seas continue to disrupt the time schedule at the Grand Prix of Saudi Arabia in Dammam, the opening round of the 2019 UIM F1H2O World ...
F1H2O
March 28, 2019
GRAND PRIX OF SAUDI ARABIA A LAUNCH PAD FOR AN F1H2O TEAM AND FUTURE WATERSPORT EVENTS
Strong winds force postponement of extra free practice
F1H2O
March 25, 2019
PERFECT TIMING AS H2O RACING AND REBELLION TIMEPIECES PARTNER IN THE UIM F1H2O WORLD POWERBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP
Monday, 25 March: H2O Racing, the promoter and organiser of the flagship UIM F1H2O World Championship, is pleased to announce a timely new commercial partnership with the prestigious Swiss watch ...
F1H2O
March 25, 2019
UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RIVALRIES SET TO RENEW AT GRAND PRIX OF SAUDI ARABIA
*Shaun Torrente sets out on title defence
F1H2O
March 7, 2019
FRANCESCO CANTANDO CONFIRMS GREG FOSTER AS NEW TEAMMATE
Thursday, 7 March: Francesco Cantando has confirmed that American Greg Foster will join him at Blaze Performance.   Foster, from Anaheim Hills, Orange, California is highly regarded and one of ...
F1H2O
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 ...
F1H2O
February 25, 2019
2019 DRIVER LINE UPS TAKING SHAPE
Monday, 25 February: Unlike this time last year when there was a multiple driver migration and facelift in the paddock, this year the changes are, at this stage, somewhat fewer.   The first ...
F1H2O
February 11, 2019
H2O RACING ANNOUNCE CALENDAR FOR 2019 UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Monday, 11 February: Dammam, Saudi Arabia and Qingdao, China are the newest additions on a proposed eight race calendar for the 2019 UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship which was announced today ...
F1H2O
January 20, 2019
ANDERSSON CONFIRMS EDIN
Sunday, 20 January: Jonas Andersson has confirmed an unchanged line up for 2019 after finalising an agreement with fellow-Swede Erik Edin.   The Team Amaravati duo first teamed-up at the end ...
F1H2O
January 18, 2019
TORRENTE – ON WINNING THE TITLE, SELF-DOUBTS, SUPPORT AND THE GOALS AHEAD
Friday, 18 January: After eight years, 48 Grand Prix, 7 wins and 12 podiums Shaun Torrente achieved his ambition to be UIM F1H2O World Champion - something he knew he could and would ...
F1H2O
January 16, 2019
TEAM ABU DHABI CONFIRM SHAUN TORRENTE AND THANI AL QEMZI FOR 2019
Wednesday, 16 January: Team Abu Dhabi has confirmed 2018 UIM F1H2O World Champion Shaun Torrente and Thani Al Qemzi as its line-up for 2019.   Team Abu Dhabi dominated an extraordinary 2018 ...
F1H2O