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.
by Class One
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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8:32 PM Mon 17 Oct 2011 GMT
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