H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique

The UIM F1H2O World Championship is the world’s foremost international series of single-seater inshore circuit powerboat racing.

Highly competitive, intensely challenging, risky and entertaining, inshore circuit powerboat racing is the ultimate adrenalin rush and regarded as one of the most spectacular and exciting sports in the world.

Grand Prix of Europe
VIP HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE

Francesco Cantando - 37

TEAM: Blaze Performance
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Milano, ITA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1974-12-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Milano, ITA
HEIGHT: 180 CM
WEIGHT: 80 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 187
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 42
CAREER POINTS: 941

Filip Roms - 12

TEAM: Sharjah Team
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Espoo, FIN
DATE OF BIRTH: 1994-01-12
PLACE OF BIRTH: Espoo, FIN
HEIGHT: 187 CM
WEIGHT: 89 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 49
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
CAREER POINTS: 95

Alec Weckstrom - 66

TEAM: Gillman Racing
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Finland
DATE OF BIRTH: 1998-05-27
PLACE OF BIRTH: Helsinki, FIN
HEIGHT: 178 CM
WEIGHT: 72 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Cédric Deguisne - 73

TEAM: Maverick Racing
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Macon, FRA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1973-11-24
PLACE OF BIRTH: Macon, FRA
HEIGHT: 195 CM
WEIGHT: 95 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 33
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 30

Greg Foster - 53

TEAM: Gillman Racing
COUNTRY: United States
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Orange, CA, USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1959-11-12
PLACE OF BIRTH: Fullerton, CA, USA
HEIGHT: 180 CM
WEIGHT: 81 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 6
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 12

Bartlomiej Marszalek - 77

TEAM: Stromoy Racing F1H2O Team
COUNTRY: Poland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Warsaw, POL
DATE OF BIRTH: 1983-09-09
PLACE OF BIRTH: Warsaw, POL
HEIGHT: 183 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 46
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 96

Marit Stromoy - 50

TEAM: Stromoy Racing F1H2O Team
COUNTRY: Norway
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Sandefjord, NOR
DATE OF BIRTH: 1976-09-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tonsberg, NOR
HEIGHT: 160 CM
WEIGHT: 60 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 90
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 4
CAREER POINTS: 245

Jonas Andersson - 14

TEAM: Team Sweden
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Frovi, SWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1974-06-19
PLACE OF BIRTH: Orebro, SWE
HEIGHT: 177 CM
WEIGHT: 75 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 101
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 21
CAREER POINTS: 555

Philippe Chiappe - 7

TEAM: China Chic Team
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Le Vaudreuil, FRA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1963-11-21
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cau de Bec, France
HEIGHT: 184 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 129
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 3
CAREER PODIUMS: 35
CAREER POINTS: 749

Thani Al Qemzi - 2

TEAM: Abu Dhabi Team
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Abu Dhabi
DATE OF BIRTH: 1978-12-23
PLACE OF BIRTH: Abu Dhabi, UAE
HEIGHT: 185 CM
WEIGHT: 80 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 140
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 38
CAREER POINTS: 852

Alberto Comparato - 97

TEAM: Alberto Comparato
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Chioggia, ITA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1997-10-21
PLACE OF BIRTH: Monselice, ITA
HEIGHT: 162 CM
WEIGHT: 55 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 6
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 8

Erik Stark - 3

TEAM: Gillman Racing
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Täby, SWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1987-11-13
PLACE OF BIRTH: Stockolm, SWE
HEIGHT: 170 CM
WEIGHT: 70 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 38
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 10
CAREER POINTS: 222

Shaun Torrente - 1

TEAM: Abu Dhabi Team
COUNTRY: United States
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Miami, Florida USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1978-08-13
PLACE OF BIRTH: Homestead, USA
HEIGHT: 178 CM
WEIGHT: 65 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 54
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 23
CAREER POINTS: 486

Alexandre Bourgeot - 74

TEAM: Maverick Racing
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: France
DATE OF BIRTH: 1981-05-23
PLACE OF BIRTH: Eure, FRA
HEIGHT: 172 CM
WEIGHT: 65 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Simone Bianca Schuft - 36

TEAM: Blaze Performance
COUNTRY: Germany
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Duesseldorf, GER
DATE OF BIRTH: 1974-07-20
PLACE OF BIRTH: Saarbruecken, GER
HEIGHT: CM
WEIGHT: KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 7
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 2

Duarte Benavente - 10

TEAM: F1 Atlantic Team
COUNTRY: Portugal
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Vila Fresca de Azeitao, POR
DATE OF BIRTH: 1971-03-04
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lisbon, POR
HEIGHT: 167 CM
WEIGHT: 58 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 161
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 6
CAREER POINTS: 369

Kalle Viippo - 15

TEAM: Team Sweden
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Forssa, Finland
DATE OF BIRTH: 1998-11-27
PLACE OF BIRTH:
HEIGHT: 190 CM
WEIGHT: 85 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Peter Morin - 8

TEAM: China Chic Team
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Le Vaudreuil, FRA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1980-02-06
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mont Saint Aignan (Normandie), France
HEIGHT: 182 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 19
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
CAREER POINTS: 87

Sami Selio - 11

TEAM: Sharjah Team
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Tenerife, ESP
DATE OF BIRTH: 1975-05-05
PLACE OF BIRTH: Lohja, FIN
HEIGHT: 182 CM
WEIGHT: 90 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 164
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 47
CAREER POINTS: 1016

China Chic Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: China
TEAM MANAGER: Eric Chan
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 1997 (2007 CTIC)
DRIVERS

Sharjah Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Ahmed Al Hosani
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2000
DRIVERS

Blaze Performance

COUNTRY OF BASE: Italy
TEAM MANAGER: Francesco Cantando
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 1996
DRIVERS

Team Sweden

COUNTRY OF BASE: Sweden
TEAM MANAGER: Jane Persson
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2006
DRIVERS

Stromoy Racing F1H2O Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: Norway
TEAM MANAGER: Andrea Colombo
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2021
DRIVERS

Gillman Racing

COUNTRY OF BASE: United States
TEAM MANAGER: Scott Gillman
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2020
DRIVERS

F1 Atlantic Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: Portugal
TEAM MANAGER: Duarte Benavente
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 1999
DRIVERS

Maverick Racing

COUNTRY OF BASE: France
TEAM MANAGER: Jean Vital Deguisne
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2015
DRIVERS

Alberto Comparato

COUNTRY OF BASE: Italy
TEAM MANAGER: Matt Palfreyman
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2021
DRIVERS

Abu Dhabi Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Guido Cappellini
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 1997
DRIVERS
H2O MAGAZINE

n.5 - December 2018