H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique
December 8, 2018
THANI AL QEMZI BECOMES FIRST ARAB DRIVER TO WIN THE GRAND PRIX OF ABU DHABI
*Pole sitter Erik Stark retires on lap 29 and slips to third in the championship standings
F1H2O
December 8, 2018
CHIAPPE CAPS PERFECT WEEKEND IN ABU DHABI WITH FIRST GP WIN IN F4-S
Saturday, 8 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): Emirates Racing’s Tom Chiappe capped a perfect weekend with victory in race 2 in Abu Dhabi to claim his maiden Grand Prix win in the F4-S ...
F4-S
December 8, 2018
AHMED AL HAMELI TO MISS GRAND PRIX OF ABU DHABI
Saturday, 8 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): Victory Team’s Ahmed Al Hameli will miss today’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi following his high impact collision with Peter Morin in ...
F1H2O
December 7, 2018
STARK ON POLE FOR GRAND PRIX OF ABU DHABI
* Ahmed Al Hameli crashes out of Q2 after high speed collision with Peter Morin
F1H2O
December 7, 2018
TOM CRUISES TO VICTORY IN RACE 1 TO BOLSTER F4-S TITLE CHALLENGE
Friday, 7 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): Emirates Racing’s Tom Chiappe boosted his title chances in the F4-S Championship with a commanding lights to flag victory in the first of this ...
F4-S
December 7, 2018
STARK EDGES TORRENTE IN PRACTICE
Stromoy third quickest
F1H2O
December 6, 2018
VICTORY TEAM ONE-TWO IN PRACTICE
*Abu Dhabi’s title trio sit out the session
F1H2O
December 6, 2018
ADIMSC AND GRAND PRIX OF ABU DHABI IMPLEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES
* Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi goes green as ADIMSC adopts Carbon Neutral project
F1H2O
December 6, 2018
A FAMILIAR FACE BACK AT MAD CROC BABA RACING
Thursday, 6 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): After going their separate ways towards the end of 2017, Sami Selio and Michael Jenkins have teamed up again, with Jenkins returning to the Mad Croc BABA Racing ...
F1H2O
December 5, 2018
CRUNCH TIME IN TITLE RACE FOR TEAM ABU DHABI TRIO
Wednesday, 5 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): Championship leader Shaun Torrente can clinch his first UIM F1H2O world drivers title with victory in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi, but ...
F1H2O
November 29, 2018
CAN MIGHTY STROMOY AFFECT THE TITLE RACE OUTCOME?
Thursday, 29 November: With two races to run, 40 points on offer and 18 separating the three-way inter team battle for the drivers’ title within Team Abu Dhabi will the outcome ultimately ...
F1H2O
November 27, 2018
ABU DHABI WTHIN IN TOUCHING DISTANCE OF DRIVERS AND TEAMS WORLD TITLES
Tuesday, 27 November: Team Abu Dhabi stands on the cusp of clinching successive drivers and teams world championships and securing one or both could well happen on home waters at the UIM F1H2O Grand ...
F1H2O
November 18, 2018
TORRENTE WINS DRAMATIC GRAND PRIX OF INDIA AND LEADS THE TITLE RACE
*Philippe Chiappe crashes out at first turn ending any lingering title aspirations
F1H2O
November 18, 2018
WHITTLE TAKES F4-S GP WIN – AL FAHIM WINS RACE 2
Sunday, 18 November, AMARAVATI (India): Britain’s Sam Whittle secured his first Grand Prix title for F1 Atlantic in the F4-S Championship with a solid second place in today’s second race ...
F4-S
November 18, 2018
STARK QUICKEST AHEAD OF GRAND PRIX OF INDIA
Sunday, 18 November, AMARAVATI (India): Erik Start was the pace setter in this morning’s final practice session ahead of the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of India to complete a clean sweep at the top ...
F1H2O
November 17, 2018
TORRENTE PRODUCES A STUNNING FINAL LAP TO SNATCH POLE POSITION IN AMARAVATI
Saturday, 17 November, AMARAVATI (India): Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente produced a stunning final run in today’s top-six shootout to cap a thrilling BRM Official Qualifying session, ...
F1H2O
November 17, 2018
MAD CROC’S MIHALDINECZ WINS RACE 1 IN F4-S
Saturday, 17 November, AMARAVATI (India): Veteran driver Rudi Mihaldinecz used all his experience to take victory in the first of this weekend’s two races in the F4-S Championship in ...
F4-S
November 17, 2018
STARK QUICKEST IN SECOND PRACTICE
Saturday, 17 November, AMARAVATI (India): Team Abu Dhabi’s Erik Stark grabbed top spot in the closing stages of an intriguing second practice session with a handful of drivers enjoying a spell ...
F1H2O
November 16, 2018
TORRENTE TOPS TIME SHEETS IN PRACTICE
Friday, 16 November, AMARAVATI (India): Shaun Torrente laid down his marker ahead of this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of India in Amaravati, topping the time sheets in today’s 90 ...
F1H2O
November 15, 2018
ABU DHABI TRIO LOOKING TO EXTEND ADVANTAGE IN TITLE RACE
Thursday, 15 November: Abu Dhabi’s Thani Al Qemzi, Erik Stark and Shaun Torrente will be aiming to extend their points’ advantage in the drivers and teams championship standings when ...
F1H2O
November 9, 2018
CRUNCH TIME IN TITLE RACE AS CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO INDIA
Friday, 9 November: Team Abu Dhabi is very much in control of proceedings as the championship heads into the business end of the season, kick starting the crucial three race run in to year-end and ...
F1H2O
October 23, 2018
ORGANISERS GEARING UP FOR GRAND PRIX OF AMARAVATI
Tuesday, 23 October: As next month’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Amaravati [16-18 November] on the Krishna River in Vijayawada draws ever closer officials have confirmed that preparations on a ...
F1H2O
October 23, 2018
LUIS RIBEIRO APPOINTED CHAIRMAN FORMULA 1 COMMITTEE
Tuesday, 23 October: H2O Racing President Nicolo di San Germano has confirmed the appointment of Luis Ribeiro as Chairman of the Formula 1 Committee, the body responsible for all aspects of F1 Racing ...
F1H2O
September 23, 2018
TORRENTE HEADS UP AN ALL TEAM ABU DHABI PODIUM IN XIANGYANG
*Thani Al Qemzi moves to the front in the title race
F1H2O
September 23, 2018
MARSZALEK QUICKEST IN PRACTICE – BLAZE PERFORMANCE DUO SIDELINED
Sunday, 23 September, XIANGYANG (China): Emirates Racing’s Bartek Marszalek was the fastest in this mornings practice session, running for 26 laps and topping the time sheets with a 56.55s lap, ...
F1H2O
September 22, 2018
TORRENTE AND STARK CELEBRATE TEAM ABU DHABI ONE-TWO IN BRM QUALIFYING
*Andersson third quickest for Team Amaravati
F1H2O
September 22, 2018
AL MEHAIRBI TAKES OVERALL VICTORY IN F4-S IN XIANGYANG
Saturday, 22 September, XIANGYANG (China): Race 1 winner Mohamed Al Mehairbi completed a memorable day for Team Abu Dhabi sealing overall victory with second place in race 2 in Xiangyang, round 3 of ...
F4-S
September 22, 2018
ABU DHABI’S AL MEHAIRBI WINS F4-S RACE 1
Saturday, 22 September, XIANGYANG (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Mohamed Al Mehairbi dominated the first of today’s two F4-S races in Xiangyang taking a comfortable victory to close the gap to ...
F4-S
September 22, 2018
STROMOY FASTEST IN SECOND PRACTICE
Saturday, 22 September, XIANGYANG (China): Emirates Racing’s Marit Stromoy produced an impressive set of runs in the closing stages of this morning’s 60 minute practice session to claim ...
F1H2O
September 21, 2018
TORRENTE HEADS STARK IN ABU DHABI ONE-TWO IN PRACTICE
*Team Amaravati’s Andersson third quickest
F1H2O
September 21, 2018
ANDERSSON AND EDIN RUNNING IN THE COLOURS OF TEAM AMARAVATI
Friday, 21 September, XIANGYANG (China): Jonas Andersson and Erik Edin will make their first appearance running in the colours of Amaravati, the capital of the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh and the ...
F1H2O
September 17, 2018
TEAM ABU DHABI’S ERIK STARK LOOKING TO EXTEND CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD AND CHASING GRAND PRIX WIN HAT-TRICK
Monday, 17 September, XIANGYANG (China): Drivers and teams will renew rivalries when the UIM F1H2O World Championship resumes after its summer break at the Agile Grand Prix in Xiangyang, China on ...
F1H2O
August 8, 2018
TEAM ABU DHABI IN COMMAND HEADING INTO PHASE 2 OF 2018 CAMPAIGN IN ASIA
*Liuzhou off the schedule
F1H2O
July 14, 2018
AMARAVATI TO HOST ROUND 6 OF THE 2018 UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, 14 July: Andhra Pradesh Tourism has confirmed that round 6 of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Championship will take place in Amaravati on 16-18 November.   The announcement comes following ...
F1H2O
July 1, 2018
SUPER STARK WINS GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE – TEAM ABU DHABI RULE THE WAVES ON LAC LEMAN
*Thani Al Qemzi and Shaun Torrente complete sensational Abu Dhabi 1-2-3
F1H2O
July 1, 2018
MIXED UP STARTING GRID SETS UP PROSPECT OF THRILLING GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
Sunday, 1 July, EVIAN (France): An unusually muddled and mixed up starting line-up for this afternoon’s milestone 275th Grand Prix of the UIM F1H2O Wold Championship sets up the prospect of a ...
F1H2O
June 30, 2018
SENSATIONAL STARK ON POLE FOR SUNDAY'S UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
Saturday, 30 June, EVIAN (France): Team Abu Dhabi’s new recruit Erik Stark produced a simply sensational final lap in today’s BRM Qualifying top six shootout and set the fastest time by ...
F1H2O
June 30, 2018
ABU DHABI NEW BOY ERIK STARK QUICKEST IN PRACTICE
Saturday, 30 June, EVIAN (France): Erik Stark signalled his arrival at Team Abu Dhabi outpacing both teammates and setting the fastest times of this morning’s one hour practice session with a ...
F1H2O
June 29, 2018
TITLE RACE SET TO RATCHET UP A LEVEL IN EVIAN AS CHAMPIONSHIP HITS 275TH GRAND PRIX MILESTONE
*Top five in title race split by just eight points
F1H2O
June 29, 2018
ANDERSSON AND MARSZALEK LOOKING TO MAKE UP FOR LOST POINTS
Friday, 29 June, EVIAN (France): After a frustrating couple of races both Jonas Andersson and Bartek Marszalek will be hoping to turn their fortunes around, kick start their seasons and bank their ...
F1H2O
June 29, 2018
DEGUISNE TARGETTING IMPROVED QUALIFYING PERFORMANCES
Friday, 29 June, EVIAN (France): Maverick F1 Racing’s Cedric Deguisne is confident that if he can improve his performance in BRM Qualifying the race results will also improve.   Deguisne ...
F1H2O
June 28, 2018
CANTANDO ENJOYING AN UPWARD CURVE IN HIS BLAZE
Thursday, 28 June, EVIAN (France): In Evian last year Francesco Cantando launched his new Blaze Performance hull and picked up a point. Twelve months later the Italian returns with the ...
F1H2O
June 28, 2018
CHIAPPE AND MORIN PLAY DOWN THE EXPECTATIONS AND PRESSURE THEY FACE IN EVIAN!
Thursday, 28 June, EVIAN (France): Philippe Chiappe and Peter Morin played down the expectations and pressure they will be under to deliver ahead of this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand of France in ...
F1H2O
June 25, 2018
CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER PHILIPPE CHIAPPE LOOKING TO END EVIAN JINX
Monday, 25 June, EVIAN (France): Championship leader Philippe Chiappe heads to Evian for this weekends’ Grand Prix of France, round 3 of the UIM F1H2O World Championship, looking for his first ...
F1H2O
June 22, 2018
DEGUISNE CONFIRMS BJERKNAES FOR GP OF FRANCE AND HAPPY FOR STARK
Friday, 22 June: Maverick Racing team boss Cedric Deguisne has confirmed that Norwegian Mette Brandt Bjerknæs will run the French outfit’s second boat number 74 at next weekend’s ...
F1H2O
June 21, 2018
ERIK STARK SIGNS WITH TEAM ABU DHABI
Thursday, 21 June: London Grand Prix winner Erik Stark has confirmed he has joined Team Abu Dhabi and will race for the Emirati outfit at next weekend’s Grand Prix of France in Evian, 29 June-1 ...
F1H2O
June 17, 2018
ERIK STARK WINS A PULSATING UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF LONDON
*Double podium celebrations for CTIC F1 Shenzhen China drivers Philippe Chiappe and Peter Morin
F1H2O
June 17, 2018
MAX STILZ WINS F4-S GRAND PRIX OF LONDON FOR BLAZE PERFORMANCE
Sunday, 17 June, LONDON (England): Blaze Performance driver Max Stilz grabbed his second win of the weekend in his Blaze hull to win the F4-S Trophy Grand Prix of London in another dramatic race with ...
F4-S
June 16, 2018
ERIK STARK TAKES POLE POSITION IN A GRIPPING BRM QUALIFYING
Saturday, 16 June, LONDON (England): Sweden’s Erik Stark produced a brilliant set of runs in the final session of today’s BRM Official Qualifying and will start tomorrow’s UIM F1H2O ...
F1H2O
June 16, 2018
MAX STILZ WINS DRAMATIC F4-S RACE 1
Saturday, 16 June, LONDON (England): Blaze Performance driver Max Stilz won a spectacular opening F4-S race, with Sam whittle, Louise Vella and Tom Chiappe all crashing out.   Xavier Autard ...
F4-S
June 16, 2018
TORRENTE ON TOP IN OFFICIAL PRACTICE
*Conditions not for the feint-hearted!
F1H2O
June 15, 2018
TEAMS FACE TESTING AND CHALLENGING CONDITIONS ON ROYAL VICTORIA DOCK CIRCUIT
Friday, 15 June, LONDON (England): The drivers and teams competing in this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of London had their first chance to try to understand the conditions they can expect ...
F1H2O
June 11, 2018
LONDON READY TO HOST THE UIM FIH2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR FIRST TIME IN 33 YEARS
Monday, 11 June, LONDON (England): The UIM F1H2O World Championship, the flagship series of international single-seater inshore circuit powerboat racing, returns to London for the first time in 33 ...
F1H2O
May 28, 2018
MAVERICK RACING CONFIRM METTE BRANDT BJERKNAES FOR GRAND PRIX OF LONDON
Monday, 28 May: Maverick Racing has confirmed it will run a third boat at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of London on 15-17 June with Norwegian Mette Brandt Bjerknaes joining Cedric Deguisne’s French ...
F1H2O
May 20, 2018
TORRENTE WINS GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL
Sunday, 20 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Shaun Torrente rounded off a perfect weekend in Portimao with a lights to flag victory at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal, leading home his  teammate ...
F1H2O
May 20, 2018
FORTUNA TAKES OVERALL VICTORY IN F4-S – CHIAPPE WINS RACE 2
Sunday, 20 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Team Sweden’s Pedro Fortuna followed Emirates Racing’s Tom Chiappe from start-to-finish in the second race of the weekend to clinch overall victory in ...
F4-S
May 20, 2018
WE ARE MAKING HEADWAY - STEP BY STEP SAYS CANTANDO
Sunday 20 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Francesco Cantando has a real shot at delivering his best result in his Blaze after his best qualifying result since launching his new boat in Evian last ...
F1H2O
May 20, 2018
STROMOY HAS HER WORK CUT OUT IN THE CHASE FOR POINTS
Sunday, 20 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Marit Stromoy will have her work cut out in today’s Grand Prix of Portugal and will have to drive from the back of the field and make up places if she is to ...
F1H2O
May 20, 2018
CHIAPPE FACING UPHILL TASK CHASING PORTIMAO WIN HAT-TRICK
Sunday, 20 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Philippe Chiappe faces a big task if he is to successfully defend his Grand Prix of Portugal title and win in Portimao for the third time on the ...
F1H2O
May 19, 2018
TORRENTE STORMS TO POLE POSITION IN PORTIMAO
Saturday, 19 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Shaun Torrente made a winning start in his first competitive outing for Team Abu Dhabi with a blistering 41.68s lap on his first run around the 1.973km Arade ...
F1H2O
May 19, 2018
PORTUGAL’S FORTUNA WINS ON F4-S DEBUT
Saturday, 19 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Portugal’s Pedro Fortuna led from start to finish taking victory in race 1 in the F4-S Trophy, one of six new drivers making their series ...
F4-S
May 19, 2018
TORRENTE LOOKING FOR SECOND POLE IN PORTIMAO
Saturday, 19 May, Portimao (Portugal): Shaun Torrente topped the time sheets in this afternoon’s practice with a 43.29s lap and heads into this afternoon’s BRM Official Qualifying going ...
F1H2O
May 18, 2018
VICTORY’S ALEX CARELLA SETS PACE IN PRACTICE
Friday, 18 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): The much anticipated duel between Victory’s Alex Carella and Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente did not disappoint in today’s first practice session of ...
F1H2O
May 14, 2018
LAST MINUTE REPRIEVE FOR STARK WHO STARTS IN PORTIMAO
Monday, 14 May, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Sweden’s Erik Stark has been given an eleventh hour reprieve and will be on the starting line at the season opener in Portimao at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix ...
F1H2O
May 14, 2018
PORTIMAO HOSTS UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON OPENER - CARELLA SETS OUT ON TITLE DEFENCE
Monday, 14 May, Portimao (Portugal): The prestigious UIM F1H2O World Championship launches into its 35th season this coming weekend at the Grand of Portugal in Portimao, 18-20 May, where the first ...
F1H2O
May 10, 2018
STARK FINALLY RULES HIMSELF OUT OF SEASON-OPENER BUT REMAINS OPTIMISTIC OF A RETURN
Thursday, 10 May: Erik Stark has confirmed that he will not be amongst the 19-strong driver line-up for the season-opener at the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal in Portimao on 18-20 May, despite all ...
F1H2O
April 17, 2018
SIMONE SCHUFT TEAMS UP WITH FRANCESCO CANTANDO AT BLAZE PERFORMANCE
Tuesday, 17 April: Simone Bianca Schuft becomes the first German woman to compete in the UIM F1H2O World Championship with Francesco Cantando announcing she has joined him at Blaze ...
F1H2O
April 16, 2018
LONDON ALL SET TO HOST ROUND OF SPECTACULAR UIM F1H2O WORLD POWERBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 33 YEARS
Monday 16 April, LONDON: The British leg of the flagship series of single-seater inshore circuit Formula powerboat racing – the UIM F1H2O World Championship – was today launched in the ...
F1H2O
April 10, 2018
BENAVENTE AND TRASK CONFIRMED AS F1 ATLANTIC LINE UP
Tuesday, 10 April: After some speculation the line up at F1 Atlantic remains the same for 2018 with Duarte Benavente and Grant Trask lining up for their second successive season ...
F1H2O
March 28, 2018
ANDERSSON CONFIRMS EDIN IN TEAM SWEDEN LINE UP
Wednesday, 28 March: Erik Edin will line up for his first full season in the top flight alongside Jonas Andersson at Team Sweden.   Team boss Andersson confirmed he had reached an agreement to ...
F1H2O
March 19, 2018
ALEX CARELLA, NICOLO DI SAN GERMANO AND OSPREY IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT GLITTERING UIM GALA
Monday, 19 March: The world's best powerboat racers saw their achievements recognised by their sporting peers at the 9th Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) World Champions Awards Giving Gala, ...
F1H2O
March 15, 2018
SELIO CONFIRMS SAME LINE UP AS PREPARATIONS FOR 2018 START
Thursday, 15 March: Sami Selio’s preparations for a shot at a third world title have begun in earnest with the 2007 and 2010 champion confirming the same line-up with fellow Finn Filip Roms in ...
F1H2O
March 15, 2018
MIKE SZYMURA RESURFACES AT MAVERICK F1 RACING
Thursday, 14 March: The latest driver reshuffle in a busy pre-season in the F1H2O paddock sees German driver Mike Szymura joining Cedric Deguisne’s Maverick F1 Racing.   The 24-year-old ...
F1H2O
March 5, 2018
BARTEK MARSZALEK MOVES TO EMIRATES RACING
Monday, 5 March: Poland’s Bartek Marszalek is the latest driver to switch teams for 2018, with team owner Paola Gillman confirming he will join Emirates Racing.   The move will see the ...
F1H2O
February 28, 2018
ALEX CARELLA JOINS VICTORY TEAM
Wednesday, 28 February: After months of speculation it is now official, four-time world champion Alex Carella has joined Victory Team.   The 32-year-old Italian ace brings a wealth of ...
F1H2O
February 27, 2018
VICTORY TEAM UNVEILS CUTTING-EDGE 2018 CHALLENGER
Tuesday, 27 March: UAE-based Victory Team has unveiled its latest high-tech F1H2O powerboat that embodies the same cutting-edge engineering as the legendary Emirati squad’s ...
F1H2O
February 6, 2018
GRANT TRASK TO RUN GTR HULL IN 2018
Tuesday, 6 February: Australia’s Grant Trask has confirmed that he will race a GTR hull designed by his father Bob in this year’s UIM F1H2O World Championship, his second full season on ...
F1H2O
February 2, 2018
H2O RACING ANNOUNCES 2018 CALENDAR
Friday, 2 February: H2O Racing has confirmed an eight race calendar for 2018 running from May through to December, with the UIM F1H2O World Championship embarking on its 35th season.   The ...
F1H2O