H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique
October 5, 2017
CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR RETURN TO INDIA
Thursday, 5 October: India is the latest exciting high profile destination to sign up to host a round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Championship.   As the climax to this year’s ...
F1H2O
October 1, 2017
ALEX CARELLA PUSHES TO THE LIMIT AND TAKES SENSATIONAL WIN IN LIUZHOU
Sunday, 1 October, LIUZHOU (China): Alex Carella pushed himself to the absolute limits of exhaustion to take a sensational victory in today’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix in Liuzhou.   The Team Abu ...
F1H2O
October 1, 2017
STAGE SET FOR GRAND PRIX CLASSIC AS LIUZHOU CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY
Sunday, 1 October, LIUZHOU (China): The stage is set for a classic showdown in this afternoon’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Liuzhou which marks the city’s 10th anniversary of hosting a round ...
F1H2O
October 1, 2017
LOUISE VELLA CRUISES TO OVERALL VICTORY IN LIUZHOU
Sunday, 1 October, Liuzhou (China): Team Sweden’s Louise Vella made light work of the opposition as she cruised to her second win of the weekend in Liuzhou to take her first Grand Prix victory ...
F4-S
September 30, 2017
CARELLA SEALS POLE POSITION IN LIUZHOU
Saturday, 30 September, LIUZHOU (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella will start tomorrow’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Liuzhou in pole position after producing a stunning set of laps in the ...
F1H2O
September 30, 2017
LOUISE VELLA TAKES FIRST WIN IN F4-S CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday, 30 September, LIUZHOU (China): Australia’s Louise Vella made light work of her rivals as she cruised to her first win in the F4-S Championship in race 1 in Liuzhou....   The ...
F4-S
September 30, 2017
TORRENTIAL RAIN AND POOR VISIBILITY CUTS SHORT PRACTICE
Saturday, 30 September, LIUZHOU (China): Torrential rain and poor visibility brought a premature end to this morning’s scheduled one hour practice session.   The yellow flag halted ...
F1H2O
September 29, 2017
CARELLA TOPS TIME SHEETS IN FIRST PRACTICE
Friday, 29 September, LIUZHOU (China): A blistering final lap in the closing stages of today’ official practice session jumped Alex Carella to the top of the time sheets ahead of Erik Stark and ...
F1H2O
September 29, 2017
STARK REMAINS GROUNDED AS HE LOOKS TO PUSH ON IN TITLE CHALLENGE
Friday, 29 September, LIUZHOU (China): Erik Stark’s first win in the UIM F1H2O Championship last time out in Harbin catapulted him into contention in the title race. But the young Swedish ...
F1H2O
September 28, 2017
PRESSURE ON CHAMPION CHIAPPE AND TEAM IN CHINA!
Thursday, 28 September, LIUZHOU (China): Pressure is mounting on defending champion Philippe Chiappe and the CTIC F1 Shenzhen China Team to turn results around ahead of this Sunday’s UIM F1H2O ...
F1H2O
September 25, 2017
ABU DHABI OUT TO DEFEND POINTS ADVANTAGE IN LIUZHOU
Monday, 25 September, LIUZHOU (China): Team Abu Dhabi will line up in China for this weekend’s [29 September-1 October] Grand Prix of Liuzhou, round 4 of the UIM F1H2O World Championship, with ...
F1H2O
September 22, 2017
UIM F1H2O WORLD POWERBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP TO RETURN TO LONDON IN 2018
Friday, 22 September: H2O Racing has confirmed that London will host a round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship in June.   The news marks a welcome return of Formula 1 ...
F1H2O
September 19, 2017
SELIO AIMING TO HIT BACK IN LIUZHOU
Tuesday, 19 September: Sami Selio heads to China for the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Liuzhou [29 September-1 October] looking to hit back in the title race and make up for the points dropped last time ...
F1H2O
September 15, 2017
CARELLA LOOKING TO EXTEND CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD
Friday, 15 September: Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella heads to China for the Grand Prix of Liuzhou [29 September-1 October], round 4 of the UIM F1H2O World Championship, looking to extend his ...
F1H2O
August 31, 2017
KEY MOMENTS SHAPING 2017 TITLE RACE!
Thursday, 31 August: As teams and drivers prepare for the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Liuzhou in China [29 September-1 October], round 4 of the 2017 campaign and the start of the three-race run in to ...
F1H2O
August 24, 2017
SWEDE ISSUES ‘STARK’ WARNING TO TITLE RIVALS
Thursday, 24 August: Erik Stark’s victory in Harbin, China, has added further intensity to the 2017 title race with 11 points separating the top four of an intriguing  campaign that can ...
F1H2O
August 13, 2017
STARK STORMS TO MAIDEN GRAND PRIX WIN IN HARBIN
Sunday, 13 August, HARBIN (China): Sweden’s Erik Stark capped a perfect weekend in China by following up his stunning win in yesterday's BRM Official Qualifying with a brilliant drive in ...
F1H2O
August 13, 2017
JOUSSEAUME AND SELIO TO START
Sunday, 13 August, HARBIN (China): Both Amaury Jousseaume and Sami Selio were back in action today after their dramatic exits in yesterday’s BRM Qualifying and will be on the start line for the ...
F1H2O
August 13, 2017
BRISSET WINS RACE 2 – AL MANSOORI TAKES OVERALL VICTORY IN HARBIN
Sunday, 13 August, HARBIN (China): Jeremy Brisset bounced back after yesterday’s engine issues ruined his race and stormed to victory in race 2 in the F4-S Championship in Harbin to secure ...
F4-S
August 12, 2017
ERIK STARK TAKES STUNNING POLE IN THRILLING BRM QUALIFYING SESSION IN HARBIN
Amaury Jousseaume crashes out in Q1 – Sami Selio goes over in Q2
F1H2O
August 12, 2017
MANSOUR AL MANSOORI WINS RACE 1 IN F4-S
Saturday, 12 August, HARBIN (China): Mansour Al Mansoori grabbed his first win of the season with a lights to flag victory in race 1 in the F4-S Championship in Harbin.   The Emirates Racing ...
F4-S
August 11, 2017
CARELLA TOPS TIMES SHEETS IN PRACTICE
Friday, 11 August, HARBIN (China): Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella was the early pace setter ahead of this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Harbin in China, topping the time sheets in ...
F1H2O
August 10, 2017
CANTANDO’S NEW BLAZE ‘RUNNER’
Thursday, 10 August, HARBIN (China): Take a look down the line of the 20 boats in this years’ UIM F1H2O Championship and one stands out immediately, the newest generation Blaze Performance ...
F1H2O
August 7, 2017
TIGHT AT TOP IN TITLE RACE AS UIM F1H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS TO HARBIN
Monday, August 7, HARBIN (China): After a short summer lay off 19 drivers from 12 countries will resume on-water rivalries at this weekend’s Grand Prix of Harbin at the Hulan Estuary Wetland ...
F1H2O
August 2, 2017
THE CHAMPIONSHIP PREPARES TO HEAD TO CHINA
Wednesday, 2 August: After the opening two rounds in Europe the UIM F1H2O World Championship now prepares to head to the Far East to continue its long term association of racing in the People’s ...
F1H2O
July 2, 2017
CARELLA TAKES BRILLIANT WIN IN UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF FRANCE
Sunday, 2 July, EVIAN (FRANCE): Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella led from start-to-finish to take a brilliant victory in the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of France on Lac Leman.   The three-time ...
F1H2O
July 2, 2017
CARELLA TAKES POLE IN EVIAN
Sunday, 2 July, EVIAN (France): Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella will start the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of France from pole position for the second time in two years.    The Italian set ...
F1H2O
July 1, 2017
ROBART EAGER TO MAKE F1H2O DEBUT
Saturday, 1 July, EVIAN (France): Beranger Robart says he is not surprised by the conditions that put a halt to today’s BRM Official Qualifying and delayed his UIM F1H2O World Championship ...
F1H2O
July 1, 2017
BAD WEATHER AND SEVERE CONDITIONS ON LAC LEMAN PUT STOP TO BRM QUALIFYING
Saturday, 1 July, EVIAN (France): The persistent bad weather and severe conditions on Lac Leman forced the hand of UIM Race Officials to cancel today’s scheduled BRM Official Qualifying at this ...
F1H2O
July 1, 2017
PRACTICE DELAYED
Saturday, 1 July, EVIAN (France): This morning’s official practice has been delayed due to the continuing unpredictable weather and conditions on Lac Leman.    UIM race officials ...
F1H2O
June 30, 2017
CARELLA CHASING ANOTHER WIN IN FRANCE
Friday, 30 June, EVIAN (France): Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella is looking to extend his great record in Evian and be first past the chequered flag for the third time and record a second ...
F1H2O
June 30, 2017
TORRENTE UPBEAT AND RELISHING CHALLENGE AHEAD
Friday, 30 June, EVIAN (France): Shaun Torrente will line up in Evian at this Weekend's UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of France looking to heal a self-inflicted wound and get the win that ‘eluded’ ...
F1H2O
June 29, 2017
NO EXTRA PRESSURE SAYS CHAMPION CHIAPPE
Thursday, 29 June, EVIAN (France): Philippe Chiappe says ‘there is no extra pressure on him’ as he bids to win on home waters for the first time at this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand ...
F1H2O
June 27, 2017
EVIAN SET FOR THRILLER AS DRIVERS TAKE ON THE CHALLENGE THAT LIES IN WAIT ON LAC LEMAN
Monday, 26 June, EVIAN (France): After taking advantage of the downtime following the season opener to address and resolve issues and gain valuable testing time on the water, 20 drivers and nine ...
F1H2O
June 23, 2017
MAVERICK F1 RACING CONFIRM ROBART FOR GP OF FRANCE
Friday, 23 June: Maverick F1 Racing has confirmed that they will run a third boat with Beranger Robart joining the team at the Grand Prix of France in Evian on 1-2 July, round 2 of the UIM F1H2O ...
F1H2O
June 15, 2017
FRANCE HOPING FOR HOME WIN!
Thursday, 15 June: The idyllic internationally renowned Spa Resort of Evian-Les-Bains on the southern shore of stunning Lac Leman, Europe’s highest alpine lake, is the wonderful setting for ...
F1H2O
May 16, 2017
FUEL FOR THOUGHT AS TEAMS PREPARE FOR EVIAN
Tuesday, 16 May: With containers and race boats now in situ at various workshops and facilities across Europe, team preparations for round 2 of the UIM F1H2O world Championship, the Grand Prix of ...
F1H2O
April 23, 2017
CHIAPPE TAKES VICTORY IN PORTUGAL
Sunday, 23 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Defending world champion Philippe Chiappe marked the start of his title defence in emphatic style with Victory at the opening round of the season in the UIM ...
F1H2O
April 23, 2017
F1 ATLANTIC’S BRISSET WINS F4-S IN PORTIMAO
Sunday, 23 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Jeremy Brisset completed a good day for the F1 Atlantic Team with a lights to flag victory in the F4-S race, just moments after seeing team owner-driver Duarte ...
F4-S
April 23, 2017
TORRENTE TAKES POLE IN DRAMATIC QUALIFYING SESSION
Sunday, 23 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Shaun Torrente made the perfect start to the season and will start the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal from pole position after going quickest with a 42.80 ...
F1H2O
April 23, 2017
WINDS OF CHANGE BRING PERFECT CONDITIONS
Sunday, 23 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): After two days of strong winds and rough water teams head into this morning’s 90 minute BRM Qualifying session with perfect conditions. The winds have ...
F1H2O
April 22, 2017
REVISED TIMINGS FOR UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL
Saturday, 22 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): The UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal which was originally scheduled to start at 13.30hrs tomorrow [Sunday 23 April] will now start at 13.00hrs ...
F1H2O
April 22, 2017
WINDS FORCE POSTPONEMENT OF BRM QUALIFYING
Saturday, 22 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): The strong winds that have plagued this weekend’s opening round of the UIM F1H2O World Championship have forced the hand of race director Luis Ribeiro ...
F1H2O
April 22, 2017
SENSE OF DÉJÀ VU FOR SELIO AHEAD OF BRM QUALIFYING!
Saturday, 22 April, Portimao (PORTUGAL): Finland’s Sami Selio heads into the weekend with a severe sense of déjà vu with weather disrupting the schedule as he bids for a second ...
F1H2O
April 22, 2017
STRONG WINDS CONTINUE TO DISRUPT SCHEDULE
Saturday, 22 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Strong winds sweeping across the Arade River continue to hold the upper hand and disrupt the schedule at this weekend’s Grand Prix of Portugal in ...
F1H2O
April 21, 2017
GALE FORCE WINDS DISRUPT GRAND PRIX SCHEDULE
Friday, 21 April, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Gale force winds have forced race officials at this weekend’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Portugal to cancel today’s free practice which was scheduled ...
F1H2O
April 14, 2017
F1H2O SET FOR A VINTAGE SEASON AS DRIVERS PREPARE TO RENEW RIVALRIES IN PORTIMAO
Friday, 14 April, PORTIMAO, (Portugal): Nineteen drivers from 11 countries will renew competitive rivalries when the UIM F1H2O World Championship, the flagship international series in world powerboat ...
F1H2O
March 31, 2017
PETER MORIN CONFIRMED AS PHILIPPE CHIAPPE’S NEW TEAMMATE
Friday, 31 March: As three-time world champion Philippe Chiappe prepares to set out on the defence of his title, the France-based CTIC F1 Shenzhen China Team has confirmed an all-French line up, with ...
F1H2O
March 28, 2017
BENAVENTE CONFIRMS TRASK AS TEAMMATE
Tuesday, 28 March: F1 Atlantic owner-driver Duarte Benavente has confirmed Australian Grand Trask as his new teammate.   The second driver revision for the Portuguese outfit in as many seasons ...
F1H2O
March 27, 2017
SCOTT GILLMAN CONFIRMS NEW LOOK AND EXCITING NEW LINE UP
Monday, 27 March: Probably the biggest news to unravel pre-season is now official with Scott Gillman confirming an exciting new driver line up in his rebranded Victory Team, with Ahmed Al Hameli ...
F1H2O
March 17, 2017
STARK JOINS ANDERSSON AT TEAM SWEDEN
Friday, 17 March: Erik Stark has ended months of speculation about where he would surface in 2017 following his departure from Emirates Racing at the end of last season, confirming that he has joined ...
F1H2O
March 15, 2017
ABU DHABI CONFIRM THREE BOAT LINE UP
Wednesday, 15 March: Abu Dhabi team manager Guido Cappellini has confirmed a three boat line up for 2017 in their bid to regain the team’ title it won in 2015 and a first driver’s title ...
F1H2O
March 7, 2017
CHIAPPE PICKS UP HIS AWARD AND LOOKS AHEAD TO TITLE NUMBER FOUR!
Tuesday, 7 March: Philippe Chiappe joined an array of stars who were recognised at last weekend’s eight annual Union International Motonautique (UIM) World Champions Awards Giving Gala in ...
F1H2O
March 7, 2017
GUIDO CAPPELLINI HONOURED AT GLITTERING UIM GALA AWARDS
Tuesday, 7 March: More than 450 guests from sport, commerce, the boating industry and media gathered at last weekend's eighth Union International Motonautique (UIM) Word Champions Awards Giving Gala, ...
F1H2O
March 2, 2017
WORLD’S BEST POWERBOAT STARS TO BE HONOURED AT 2017 UIM AWARDS GALA
* BUND Holding Group joins forces with UIM for Annual Awards Ceremony   Thursday, 2 March: The world of powerboat racing will come together to recognise the achievements of the best in the ...
F1H2O
February 23, 2017
THIRD WORLD TITLE IS REALISTIC TARGET SAYS SELIO
Thursday, 23 February: Finland’s Sami Selio revealed his plans for 2017 at last week’s Helsinki boat show and the clear message from the two-time champion was that a third world title is ...
F1H2O
February 10, 2017
SEASON PREPARATIONS BEGIN IN EARNEST
Friday, 10 February: With the majority of the containers housing the raceboats and equipment now back in Europe and being liberally dispersed to team bases in France, Italy and Portugal, the vital ...
F1H2O
January 30, 2017
2017 CALENDAR ANNOUNCED
Monday, 30 January: Idea Marketing has confirmed the calendar for the 2017 UIM F1H2O World Championship, with seven Grand Prix across Europe, China, Asia and the United Arab Emirates.   For ...
F1H2O
January 27, 2017
GRANT TRASK JOINS EMIRATES RACING
Friday, 27 January: Emirates Racings’ team principal Scott Gillman has confirmed a revised driver line up for the 2017 season, with Australia’s Grant Trask joining the team.   The ...
F1H2O