Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori secured their first ever pole position in the UIM XCAT World Championship on Thursday at the start of a tense three
Team Abu Dhabi driver Rashid Al Mulla hopes to make it a double title triumph as he bids to successfully defend his Freestyle world crown at the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.
In its almost four decades old history of the sport, the UIM F1H2O World Championship visited different countries across the globe and selected new venues to host the races whilst replacing a few but Sharjah remained as the perfect venue in the powerboat championship calendar for the last two decades.
The intensified inspection goes in line with new regulations that allow rental companies to resume their activities by 50% capacity only.
Dubai Sports Council has been meeting with local and international sports federations, and event organisers to discuss organising of sports events in the coming months.
Guido Cappellini believes Shaun Torrente and Thani Al Qemzi can cope with the intense pressure they face in this weekend’s Grand Prix of Sharjah and emerge with another double title triumph in the UIM F1H2O World Championship.
Rashid Al Mulla clinched a second successive world aquabikes freestyle title, while Emma-Nellie Ortendahl and Victory Team’s Kevin Reiterer bagged Ski division crowns
Defending world champion Kevin Reiterer will start moto 1 of the UIM-ABP Aquabike Grand Prix of Sharjah from pole position after setting the pace in Tuesday’s official qualifying.
Andersson looked set to claim his first F1H2O glory as he dominated the race till the 44th of 45 laps after starting from pole.