Sunday, May 10, 2009

Team 26 Gets Win in Powerboat P1 Opening Round in Malta

The opening round of the Powerboat P1 World Championship in Malta provided lots of excitment and a surprising finish, as a significant time penalty ensured that one of the circuit's newer teams would finish on top.

A speeding penalty cost Baia Attolini the win in the SuperSport Sprint race; as a result, the victory went to the British Team 26 Racing. In the end, it was just a single lap that made the real difference in the outcome the race, allowing the British to pick up 100 points in their first Powerboat P1 competition.

PHOTO CREDIT: Powerboatworld.com

In the closed canopy Evolution class, the Italian team Cigarette Smash Poker claimed victory despite having a poor position after qualifying sessions. Their crew of Luca Formilli Fendi and Matteo Nicolini won with a comfortable 50 second margin, ahead of closest competitor Lucas Oil Budweiser. For more details on the race, go to: www.powerboatworld.com.

1 comment:

spreacher said...

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