Poltu Quatu 2010 Grand Prix of the Sea race info

2010 Poltu Quatu Grand Prix of the SeaRounds 5 and 6 of the UIM 2010 World Championship Grand Prix of the sea are just a week away. Poltu Quatu on the beautiful island of Sardinia is the place to be for the next powerboat races held from 9 till June 11th 2010. Keep in mind that the agenda below may change.

As you already know the teams receive extensively more information but this handfull should give you enough to know what is where going on. The powerpole on Friday determines the starting positions for the rounds 5 (Sprint race) and 6 (Endurance race). On Saturday there is the Sprint race and on Sunday the Endurance race. Racing is done in two classes: the Supersport and the Evolution Class.Teams in the first class race in “regular” poduction powerobats and have a speed limit. In the Evolution Class “anything” is possible as long as it’s within the rules and safety regulations. All the powerboats in both classes get scruteneered thouroughly before they are allowed to race. Below you’ll find the exact race courses and pits location but first we give you the time schedule*.

Thursday 8 July 2010 Friday 9 July 2010
08:00 – 17:00 Arrival of trucks and boats in dry pits
14:00 – 18:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
14:00 – 18:00 Race registration open
15:00 – 18:00 Technical scrutineering
19:00 Safety boats crew briefing
08:30 – 18:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
08:30 – 12:00 Race registration open; final registration at 12:00
08:30 – 12:00 Technical scrutineering
10:00 – 18:00 Team lounge open
09:30 – 19:00 Cranes available
09:30 – 18:30 Race Control open
10:30 – 12:00 Official Testing
13:45 – 14:00 Pilots briefing PowerPole
14:30 – 16:00 Official Practice (obligatory to all classes)
16:30 – 17:00 Pilots main briefing
17:00 – 18:00 PowerPole
19:00 – Pilots main briefing

 

Saturday 10 July 2010 Sunday 11 July 2010
09:00 – 18:00 Cranes available
09:00 – 17:30 Race Control open
08:30 – 18:30 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:00 – 18:00 Team lounge open
10:00 – 12:00 Official Practice (obligatory to all classes)
14:00 – 15:00 Official Testing
16:00 – 17:00 Round 5: Sprint race
18:00 – 18:15 Podium Presentations Evolution and SuperSport Round 5
09:00 – 18:00 Cranes available
09:00 – 18:00 Race Control open
08:30 – 19:30 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:00 – 18:00 Team lounge open
10:00 – 12:00 Official Practice (obligatory to all classes)
14:30 – 15:45 Round 6: Endurance race
17:00 – 17:45 Podium Presentations Evolution and SuperSport Round 6 + Evolution and SuperSport Grand Prix of the Sea

* This time schedule can be altered by the organization.

Powerpole
This course will be run in clockwise direction. Distance is 4.83 Nm (8.945 km).

2010 Poltu Quatu Grand Prix of the Sea

Sprint race
SuperSport: start lap + 8 laps giving a total race length of 44.63 Nm (82.654 km). Evolution: start lap + 9 laps giving a total race length of 49.46 Nm (91.599 km). The race will be run in a clockwise direction.

2010 Poltu Quatu Grand Prix of the Sea

Endurance
SuperSport: start lap + 13 laps giving a total race length of 68.78 Nm (127.380 km). Evolution: start lap + 14 laps giving a total race length of 73.61 Nm (136.325 km). The race will be held in a clockwise direction.

2010 Poltu Quatu Grand Prix of the Sea

Pits
The Race village with dry and wet pits will be located in the harbour of Poltu Quatu.

2010 Poltu Quatu Grand Prix of the Sea

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