Malta Grand Prix of the Sea 2010 race info

UIM Grand Prix of the Sea 210 in MaltaThe clock is ticking away and the 3rd and 4th round of the UIM World Championship in pictoresque Malta is getting closer. Time to give you information on the races. This info is just a handfull while the teams receive much more details and must know the rule book. Here we go.

As you probably already know there is a Powerpole on Friday which determines the starting positions for the rounds 3 and 4. On Saturday there is a Sprint race (round 3) and on Sunday the Endurance race is on (round 4). There are two classes: Supersport and Evolution. Although they may race together competition remains within the classes. Below you’ll find the exact race courses and pits location but first we give you the time schedule.

Thursday 10 June 2010
08:00 – 17:00 Arrival of trucks and boats in dry pits
12:00 – 18:30 Event- and Race Administration Office open
12:00 – 18:30 Race registration open
12:00 – 18:30 Technical scrutineering
16:00 – 20:00 4 Boats to parade around Malta as promotion
19:00 Safety boats crew briefing

Friday 11 June 2010
08:30-18:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
08:30 – 12:00 Race registration open; final registration at 1200
08:30 – 12:00 Technical scrutineering
10:00 – 17:30 Team lounge open
09:30 – 20:00 Cranes available
09:30 – 19:30 Race Control open
10:30 – 12:00 Official Testing
14:00 – 14:20 Pilots briefing PowerPole
15:00 – 16:00 Official Practice
16:30 – 17:00 Pilots main briefing
18:00 – 19:00 PowerPole
19:00 – 21:30 Opening ceremony and podium presentation of teams
21:30 – 23:00 Welcome drinks party

Saturday 12 June 2010
08:30 – 19:00 Cranes available
09:00 – 18:30 Race Control open
08:30 – 19:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:00 – 17:30 Team lounge open
09:30 – 11:00 Official Practice
11:10 – 11:30 SuperSport teams to sign posters to fans at the Point New Shopping Centre
12:00 Official visit by a VIP
14:00 – 15:30 Official Testing
16:00 – 16:15 Pre-race Pilots Briefing dry pits
17:00 – 18:00 Sprint race (Round 3) SuperSport and Evolution
19:00 – 19:30 Podium Presentations Evolution and SuperSport Round 3
21:30 – 23:00 Party event supported by the Ministry of Sports

Sunday 13 June 2010
08:30-18:30 Cranes available
09:00 – 18:30 Race Control open
08:30 – 19:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:00 – 17:30 Team lounge open
09:30 – 11:00 Official Practice
11:10 – 11:30 Evolution teams to sign posters to fans at the Point New Shopping Centre
12:00 Official visit by a VIP
14:00 – 15:30 Official Testing
16:00 – 16:15 Pre-race Pilots Briefing dry pits
17:00 – 18:15 Endurance (Round 4) SuperSport and Evolution
19:00 – 19:30 Podium Presentations Evolution and SuperSport Round 4; Evolution and SuperSport Grand Prix
21:30 – 23:00 Party
(This time schedule can be altered by the organization)

Powerpole
This course will be run in counterclockwise direction. Distance is 2.53 Nm (4.685 km). It runs in a very special location giving spectators a front row view.

UIM Grand Prix of the Sea 210 in Malta

Sprint race
SuperSport: start lap + 9 laps giving a total race length of 43.00 Nm (79.636 km)
Evolution: start lap + 10 laps giving a total race length of 47.42 Nm (87.821 km). Each lap is 4.42 Nm (8.185 km). The race will be run in a clockwise direction ans is the same as the Endurance course.

Endurance
SuperSport: start lap + 15 laps giving a total race length of 69.52 Nm (128.751 km).
Evolution: start lap + 16 laps giving a total race length of 73.94 Nm (136.936 km). Each lap is 4.42 Nm (8.185 km). The race will be in a clockwise direction.

UIM Grand Prix of the Sea 210 in Malta

Pits
The Race village with dry and wet pits will be located in Sliema located in the same harbour.

UIM Grand Prix of the Sea 210 in Malta

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