Siracusa 2010 Grand Prix of the Sea race info

Siracusa 2010 UIM Grand Prix of the Sea Rounds 9 and 10 of the UIM 2010 World Championship Grand Prix of the sea are hours away. Siracusa is the arena for the final and closing rounds of the World Championship. On Sunday we will have the nex World Champions in Supersport and Evolution. The powerpole on Friday determines the starting positions for the rounds 9 (Sprint race) and 10 (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 powerboats 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 but first we give you the time schedule*.

Thursday 16 September 2010 Friday 17 September 2010
08:00 – 17:00 Arrival of trucks and boats in dry pits
15:00 – 18:00 Technical scrutineering
19:00 Safety boats crew briefing
08:30 – 18:30 Event- and Race Administration Office open
08:30 – 12:00 Race registration open – Final registration at 12:00h
08:30 – 12:00 Technical scrutineering
09:00 – 19:00 Cranes available
09:30 – 18:30 Race Control open
10:30 – 12:00 Official Testing – open to all classes on PowerPole course course
13:30 – 14:00 Pilots briefing PowerPole
14:30 – 16:00 Official Practice – obligatory to all classes on PowerPole course
16:30 – 16:30 2010 Powerboat Siracusa Grand Prix of the Sea – PowerPole
18:30 Pilots main briefing

 

Saturday 18 September 2010 Sunday 19 September 2010
09:00 – 18:00 Cranes available
09:00 – 17:30 Race Control open
08:30 – 18:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:00 – 11:30 Official Practice – obligatory to all classes on full race course
13:30 – 14:30 Official Testing – open to all classes on full race course
15:30 – 16:30 2010 Powerboat Siracusa Grand Prix of the Sea: World Championship – Round 9 – SuperSport & Evolution; European Championship – Round 7 – SuperSport & Evolution
17:30 – 17:45 Podium Presentations Evolution & SuperSport, GPS Round 9
22:00 Cocktail Party
09:00 – 18:30 Cranes available
09:00 – 17:30 Race Control open
08:30 – 18:00 Event- and Race Administration Office open
10:30 – 12:00 Official Practice – obligatory to all classes on full race course
14:00 – 15:00 Official Testing – open to all classes on full race course
15:30- 16:45 2010 Powerboat Siracusa Grand Prix of the Sea:
World Championship – Round 10 SuperSport & Evolution; European Championship – Round 8 – SuperSport & Evolution
18:00 – 18:45 Podium Presentations Evolution & SuperSport, Siracusa GPS Round 10; Podium Presentations Evolution & SuperSport; EC Siracusa
21:00 Gala Dinner and award ceremony 2010 World Championship GPS – In Mercato Antico Siracusa

* This time schedule can be altered by the organization.

Powerpole
This course will be run in clockwise direction. Distance is 4.73 Nm (8,759 km).

Siracusa 2010 UIM Grand Prix of the Sea

Sprint race
SuperSport: start lap + 8 laps giving a total race length of 41.98 Nm (77,746 km). Evolution: start lap + 9 laps giving a total race length of 46.71 Nm (86.506 km). The race will be run in a clockwise direction.

Siracusa 2010 UIM Grand Prix of the Sea

Endurance
SuperSport: start lap + 14 laps giving a total lenght of 70.36 Nm (130.306 km). Evolution: start lap + 15 laps giving a total race length of 75.09 Nm ( 139.066 km). The race will be held in a clockwise direction.

Siracusa 2010 UIM Grand Prix of the Sea

In the event of adverse conditions, a storm course will be run over a reduced number of laps – exact distance to be advised at the briefing.

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