UIM C1/V1 racing Calendar agreed for 2015

V1 Stakeholders’ meeting held in Rome, representatives of the International Powerboating At a Class 1 Federation, of the Teams, of the Drivers and of H2O Racing, UIM’s Promoter Partner of this Series, reached agreement on the racing calendar for the 2015 Class 1/ V1 season.

Taking advantage of the revival of the legendary international Endurance Race Venezia – Monte-Carlo by the CEFID Multimedia Organizing Committee, two Class 1 / V1 stages shall be held within this most fascinating Event in the Mediterranean Sea: The first race will be held on the opening day on 1st July, from Venezia, while the second race will take place from Salerno on 9th of July. It was also agreed to maintain the Terracina race on the calendar, which would take place from 16th to 18th October 2015. The stage of the final event will again be Abu Dhabi, where this year three races will be organized on 18th, 20th and 21st Nov. 2015 instead of a single event as in the past.

The UIM is the world governing body for all Powerboating activities. It is fully recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is a member of the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF) and of SportAccord for whom the UIM President serves as President and Board member. The UIM has almost 60 affiliated National Federations. Circuit, Offshore, Pleasure Navigation and Aquabike are among the main disciplines. The UIM has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to further its range of environmental initiatives, share expertise and work together for greening the Sport.