by Class One
After the UIM Class 1 Powerboat World Championship Italian Grand Prix a series of post-race time penalties and a time credit following yesterday’s second race results in Spirit of Qatar 96 elevating to third place at the expense of their teammates.
Spirit of Qatar - Italian Grand Prix 2011
The Spirit of Qatar 95 pairing were handed a one minute penalty for being underweight at post-race scrutineering and an additional 25-second penalty for hitting and destroying a turn buoy, dropping Ali Al Neama and Matteo Nicolini down to fourth place and elevating Sheikh Hassan and Steve Curtis - who were credited 22.37 seconds for wrongly being penalised a penalty long lap - to third.
The revised result also sees a reshuffle in the overall standings in the European Championship with Spirit Qatar 96 bumped up to second place, their teammates down to third. Norwegian outfit Welmax was also handed a one minute penalty for being underweight but remain in sixth place.
1. 3 Victory - 55pts 2. 96 Spirit of Qatar - 41pts 3. 95 Spirit of Qatar - 36pts 4. 74 Poliform - 24pts 5. FA.RO. ACCIAI - 14pts 6. 91 Relekta - 13pts 7= 5 Team Abu Dhabi - 12pts 7= 90 Welmax - 12pts 9. 69 ferskfisken.no - 5 pts 10= 10 Fendi Racing - 0pts 10= 50 Parsonage Racing - 0pts 10= 18 MITI Tech Power - 0pts
UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship:
1. 3 Victory - 103pts 2. 96 Spirit of Qatar - 77pts 3. 95 Spirit of Qatar - 63pts 4. 74 Poliform - 40pts 5. 5 Team Abu Dhabi - 38pts 6. 91 Relekta - 23pts 7= 10 Fendi Racing - 19pts 7= 90 Welmax - 19pts 9. 23 FA.RO. ACCIAI - 14pts 10. 50 Parsonage Racing - 8pts 11. 69 ferskfisken.no - 5 pts 12. 18 MITI Tech Power - 4pts
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