H2O Racing
Union Internationale Motonautique

Philippe Chiappe - 1

TEAM: CTIC F1 Shenzhen China
HULL: Moore
COUNTRY: France
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Le Vaudreuil, France
DATE OF BIRTH: 21/11/1963
PLACE OF BIRTH: Cau de Bec, France
HEIGHT: 184 CM
WEIGHT: 83 KG
RACING SUPER LICENSE:
MECHANICS - CREW:

1 - Pontoon Mechanics
2 - Rudy Simon
3 - Cyril Heluin
4 - Nelson Morin
5 - Philippe Dessertenne (radioman)

Caroline Henoux (staff)

GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 112
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 3
CAREER PODIUMS: 31
CAREER POINTS: 656
PROFILE

PHILIPPE CHIAPPE is the defending world champion and one of only three drivers to claim a hat-trick of titles in the sports 33-year-history. He leads the team as he goes in search of his fourth consecutive title.

He joined the F1H2O tour for the first time in Sharjah in 2002 and competed in over 80 races and 11 racing seasons before he earned his first victory in Kyiv at the Grand Prix of Ukraine in 2013.

His first podium was in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2009, his first pole position in Abu Dhabi in 2014. His three-year title winning run since 2014 has seen him add a further 6 race wins and 10 podium finishes to his total podium tally of 30.

He has won the French Endurance Championship twice and is a a five time winner of the classic Rouen 24hr.

WORLD CHAMPIONHIPS: 3 / WIN: 8 / 2ND: 11 / 3RD: 12 / POLE POSITION: 5
GRAND PRIX ENTERED: 111 / RACE STARTS: 108
DEBUT: 2002

CAREER INFOS

2016 - F1H2O World Champion
2015 - F1H2O World Champion
2014 - F1H2O World Champion
2013 - 3rd F1H2O World Championship
2012 - 2nd F1H2O World Championship
2011 - 5th F1H2O World Championship
2011 - World Champion Endurance Class 3
2010 - 8th F1H2O World Championship
2009 - 8th F1H2O World Championship
2008 - 7th F1H2O World Championship
2007 - 8th F1H2O World Championship
2006 - 11th F1H2O World Championship
2006 - French Champion S3000
2005 - 22nd F1H2O World Championship
2004 - 16th F1H2O World Championship
2003 - World Champion Endurance
2003 - 24th F1 World Championship
2002 - 4th French Championship S3000
2001 - 6th French Championship Chalon sur Saone S3000
2000 - 4th French Championship S850
2000 - 4th French Championship Endurance S850
1999 - 6th French Championship Endurance S850
1999 - 5th French Championship S850
1998 - 6th French Championship Endurance S850
1998 - 17th French Championship S850

2016 Winner Rouen 24hr
2015 Winner Rouen 24hr
2014 Winner Rouen 24hr
2013 Winner Rouen 24hr

2017 DRIVER GALLERY
2016 DRIVER GALLERY
2017 DRIVER NEWS
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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2016 DRIVER NEWS
December 16, 2016
TORRENTE WINS IN SHARJAH - CHIAPPE CROWNED WORLD CHAMPION
Friday, 16 December, SHARJAH, (UAE): Shaun Torrente did everything he possibly could in his bid to win the world title with a superb victory in the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Sharjah, but it was the man ...
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December 13, 2016
SHARJAH SET FOR TITLE DECIDER – CHIAPPE VERSUS TORRENTE
Tuesday, 13 December, SHARJAH (UAE): Philippe Chiappe and Shaun Torrente will go head-to-head at the final Grand Prix of the season in Sharjah this week [14-16] to determine who will be crowned the ...
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December 8, 2016
SWEDEN'S JONAS ANDERSSON ON POLE IN ABU DHABI
*Sami Selio and Alex Carella’s title bids hit trouble   Thursday, 8 December, ABU DHABI (UAE): Team Sweden’s Jonas Andersson delivered a fantastic final lap in today’s BRM ...
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December 6, 2016
UIM F1H2O WORLD POWERBOAT CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR SPECTACULAR SEASON-FINALE
Tuesday, 6 December: The UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship is set for a spectacular season-finale with back-to-back races in the United Arab Emirates and five drivers from France, USA, Finland, ...
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October 25, 2016
CHIAPPE IN THE DRIVING SEAT!
Tuesday, 25 October: Defending world champion Philippe Chiappe is very much in the driving seat and in control of his own destiny in the race for the 2016 UIM F1H2O driver’s world title with ...
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October 1, 2016
CHIAPPE LOOKING TO PILE ON THE PRESSURE AND ADD TO SLENDER POINTS ADVANTAGE
Saturday, 1 October, Frenchman Philippe Chiappe will be looking to press home his advantage and add to his slender points’ lead when the thrilling race for the world title resumes at the Grand ...
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September 25, 2016
WHO’S IN THE MIX HEADING INTO THE SEASON END RUN IN?
Sunday, 25 September: As the UIM F1H2O World Championship heads into the critical final three races, five drivers still have a solid chance to come away with the 2016 Championship.   Starting ...
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September 4, 2016
EXPECTATIONS BUILDING FOR UIM F1H2O GRAND PRIX CLASSIC IN HARBIN
Sunday, 4 September, HARBIN (China): With less than two hours to the start to the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Harbin, the anticipation that it might just be a classic is building.   After this ...
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September 4, 2016
CHIAPPE ON THE BACK FOOT
Sunday, 4 September, HARBIN (China): Defending world champion Philippe Chiappe will need to produce a ‘Hamiltonesque’ performance in this afternoon’s UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Harbin ...
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July 31, 2016
CHIAPPE BACK ON THE TOP STEP OF THE PODIUM AFTER WIN IN PORTUGAL
*Six points separates top three in title race   Sunday, 31 July, PORTIMAO (Portugal): Philippe Chiappe produced the perfect response after the disappointment of breaking at his home Grand Prix ...
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May 2, 2016
CHIAPPE AND F1 CHINA CTIC WIN ROUEN 24HR
Monday, 2 May: France’s Philippe Chiappe made it four wins in a row after leading F1 China CTIC to a well-deserved victory in last weekend’s gruelling Rouen 24hr endurance race on the ...
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April 21, 2016
TEAMS TO SET ABOUT CLOSING THE GAP TO CTIC F1 CHINA
Thursday, 21 April: But for Sweden’s Jesper Forss’ spectacular exit from the season-opener on lap 26 at the Grand Prix of Dubai, bringing out the yellow flag and allowing the chasing pack ...
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March 4, 2016
WORLD CHAMPION PHILIPPE CHIAPPE WINS IN DUBAI
Friday, 4 March, DUBAI (UAE): French driver and two-time World Champion Philippe Chiappe rocketed off from the start and led every one of the 48 laps to win the inaugural Grand Prix of Dubai at the ...
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March 3, 2016
DEFENDING WORLD CHAMPION CHIAPPE ON POLE IN DUBAI!
Thursday, 3 March, DUBAI (UAE): It all came down to the final lap of the afternoon, and defending two-time World Champion Philippe Chiappe of the CTIC F1 China Team once again showed that he is still ...
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