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Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
VIP HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE

Jesper Forss - 15

TEAM: Team Sweden
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
DATE OF BIRTH: 1993-09-01
PLACE OF BIRTH: Nikolai, SWE
HEIGHT: 177 CM
WEIGHT: KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 15
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 15

Sami Selio - 11

TEAM: Mad-Croc Baba Racing
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: 144
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 43
CAREER POINTS: 924

Francesco Cantando - 24

TEAM: Blaze Performance Team
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: 166
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 42
CAREER POINTS: 923

Thani Al Qamzi - 5

TEAM: Team Abu Dhabi
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Abu Dhabi
DATE OF BIRTH: 1978-09-01
PLACE OF BIRTH: Abu Dhabi, UAE
HEIGHT: 185 CM
WEIGHT: 80 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 119
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 30
CAREER POINTS: 710

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: 80
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 14
CAREER POINTS: 406

Dietmar Kaiser - RD

TEAM: Blaze Performance Team
COUNTRY: Germany
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Elsdorf, Germany
DATE OF BIRTH: 1968-05-29
PLACE OF BIRTH: Bergheim, Germany
HEIGHT: 180 CM
WEIGHT: 82 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Peter Morin - RD

TEAM: CTIC F1 Shenzen China Team
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
DATE OF BIRTH: 0000-00-00
PLACE OF BIRTH:
HEIGHT: CM
WEIGHT: KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Shaun Torrente - 4

TEAM: Victory 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: 33
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 12
CAREER POINTS: 261

Marit Stromoy - 50

TEAM: EMIC Racing Team
COUNTRY: Norway
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Sandefjord, Norway
DATE OF BIRTH: 1976-09-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tonsberg, (NOR)
HEIGHT: 160 CM
WEIGHT: 60 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 69
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 1
CAREER POINTS: 145

Mike Szymura - 51

TEAM: EMIC Racing Team
COUNTRY: Germany
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Berlin, GER
DATE OF BIRTH: 1993-09-10
PLACE OF BIRTH: Berlin, GER
HEIGHT: 166 CM
WEIGHT: 75 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 5
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 4

Filip Roms - 12

TEAM: Mad-Croc Baba Racing
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Espoo, FIN
DATE OF BIRTH: 1994-01-12
PLACE OF BIRTH: Espoo, FIN
HEIGHT: 184 CM
WEIGHT: 76 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 28
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
CAREER POINTS: 70

Nadir Bin Hendi - 3

TEAM: Victory Team
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Dubai, UAE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1969-12-15
PLACE OF BIRTH: Dubai, UAE
HEIGHT: CM
WEIGHT: KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 9
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 4

Ivan Brigada - 80

TEAM: EMIC Racing Team
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Pavia - Italy
DATE OF BIRTH: 1980-03-06
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mede - Italy
HEIGHT: 183 CM
WEIGHT: 85 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 33
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 2
CAREER POINTS: 65

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: 14
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 13

Trask Grant - 17

TEAM: EMIC Racing Team
COUNTRY: Australia
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Brisbane, AUS
DATE OF BIRTH: 1989-03-17
PLACE OF BIRTH: Brisbane, AUS
HEIGHT: 186 CM
WEIGHT: 77 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 0
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 0

Philippe Chiappe - 1

TEAM: CTIC F1 Shenzen China Team
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Le Vaudreuil, France
DATE OF BIRTH: 1963-11-21
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cau de Bec, France
HEIGHT: 184 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 106
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 2
CAREER PODIUMS: 27
CAREER POINTS: 587

Ahmed Al Hameli - 27

TEAM: Emirates Racing Team
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Abu Dhabi
DATE OF BIRTH: 1979-03-03
PLACE OF BIRTH: Abu Dhabi
HEIGHT: 167 CM
WEIGHT: 65 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 71
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 18
CAREER POINTS: 405

Christophe Larigot - 9

TEAM: F1 Atlantic Team
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Rouen, FRA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1973-05-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Mont Saint Aignan, FRA
HEIGHT: 175 CM
WEIGHT: 70 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 10
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 13

Alex Carella - 6

TEAM: Team Abu Dhabi
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Piacenza, ITA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1985-06-05
PLACE OF BIRTH: Codogno, ITA
HEIGHT: 177 CM
WEIGHT: 64 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 43
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 3
CAREER PODIUMS: 25
CAREER POINTS: 472

Erik Stark - 28

TEAM: Emirates Racing Team
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Täby, SWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1987-11-13
PLACE OF BIRTH: Stockolm
HEIGHT: 170 CM
WEIGHT: 70 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 18
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 3
CAREER POINTS: 78

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: 140
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 5
CAREER POINTS: 340

Xiong Ziwei - 2

TEAM: CTIC F1 Shenzen China Team
COUNTRY: China
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Shenzhen, CHN
DATE OF BIRTH: 1991-07-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Chongqing, CHN
HEIGHT: 175 CM
WEIGHT: 80 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 24
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 19

Bartek Marszalek - 23

TEAM: Blaze Performance Team
COUNTRY: Poland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Warsaw, Poland
DATE OF BIRTH: 1983-09-09
PLACE OF BIRTH: Warsaw, Poland
HEIGHT: 183 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 25
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 0
CAREER PODIUMS: 0
CAREER POINTS: 39

Team Abu Dhabi

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

Emirates Racing Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Scott Gillman
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2015
DRIVERS

Blaze Performance Team

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

Team Sweden

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

EMIC Racing Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Paola Bochetti
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2015
DRIVERS

Mad-Croc Baba Racing

COUNTRY OF BASE: Italy
TEAM MANAGER: Michael Jenkins
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2000
DRIVERS

Victory Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Ragesh Elayadeth
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2015
DRIVERS

CTIC F1 Shenzen China Team

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

Maverick Racing

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

F1 Atlantic Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: Portugal
TEAM MANAGER: Mario Benavente
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 1999
DRIVERS
H2O MAGAZINE

n.4 - December 2016