The 2011 OGP World and European Championship titles

Who will be the 2011 OGP World and European Champions?Due to the extraordinary circumstances the UIM Council decided at the 2011 General Assembly meeting in Abu Dhabi-UAE that, in spite of the unexpected cancellation of the 2011 OGP Racing season, the 2011 World and European Championship titles in the EVO and SuperSport classes shall be granted under the condition that there is respective mutual agreement between all the drivers. (more…)

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2011 Ocean Grand Prix round 5: Furnibo wins entralling finale

Furnibo setting the pace from the startThe disappointment of yesterday’s engine problems were short lived for the Belgian 2B1 Racing Team as Furnibo, the Mercury-powered Fountain returned to form, taking the third and final race and the UIM Siracusa Ocean Grand Prix Evo title ahead of Lucas Oil. The race had looked to be a foregone conclusion, with Furnibo building a substantial lead on the opening lap, but Michael Silfverberg and Nigel Hook in Lucas Oil began to unleash the potential of the Silverhook boat and close the gap. With their Sterling engines at full-chat, it looked like the pair could take the lead. (more…)

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2011 Ocean Grand Prix round 3 at Siracusa: win for Jolly Drive and Furnibo

Jolly Drive win round 3 at Siracusa OGP 2011Under a burning Sicilian sun only the light sea breeze brings some refreshment. yo the pits The crews covered the powertboats as much as possible to keep the temperatures from rising skyhigh in the cockpits. Some pilots even wear iced jackets underneath their rescue gear just before starting their powerboat. (more…)

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2010 Poltu Quatu is on!

Jolly Drive MarineSo they will be back soon in the battle. Onto the water, for the third leg of GPS world championship. The arena is the amazing sea of the Costa Smeralda, in the stunning village of Poltu Quatu, Sardinia. In Supersport, the team JollyDrive works hard as Federico Montanari said: “We had some problems with oil pressure and cooling. (more…)

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