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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.

Road to Sharjah Grand Prix of Middle East
VIP HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE

Alberto Comparato - 97

TEAM: Comparato F1
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Chioggia, ITA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1997-10-21
PLACE OF BIRTH: Monselice, ITA
HEIGHT: 162 CM
WEIGHT: 55 KG

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

Peter Morin - 7

TEAM: China CTIC 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

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

Brent Dillard - 8

TEAM: China CTIC Team
COUNTRY: United States
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Dalzell, South Carolin
DATE OF BIRTH: 1986-10-06
PLACE OF BIRTH: Jacksonville Florida, Duval County
HEIGHT: 181 CM
WEIGHT: 84 KG

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

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

Filip Roms - 55

TEAM: Gillman Racing
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Espoo, FIN
DATE OF BIRTH: 1994-01-12
PLACE OF BIRTH: Espoo, FIN
HEIGHT: 187 CM
WEIGHT: 89 KG

Ahmad Al Fahim - 3

TEAM: Victory
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: UAE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1980-02-10
PLACE OF BIRTH: UAE
HEIGHT: 175 CM
WEIGHT: 74 KG

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

Bartek 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

Ben Jelf - 9

TEAM: F1 Atlantic Team
COUNTRY: United Kingdom
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Maidstone, GB
DATE OF BIRTH: 2000-06-17
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kent, GB
HEIGHT: 170 CM
WEIGHT: 82 KG

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

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

Kalle Viippo - 15

TEAM: Team Sweden
COUNTRY: Finland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Forssa, Finland
DATE OF BIRTH: 1998-11-27
PLACE OF BIRTH: Forssa, Finland
HEIGHT: 190 CM
WEIGHT: 85 KG

Brock Cohen - 98

TEAM: Comparato F1
COUNTRY: Australia
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Perth, Western Australia
DATE OF BIRTH: 1997-01-04
PLACE OF BIRTH: Sydney, New South Wales
HEIGHT: 183 CM
WEIGHT: 93 KG

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

Erik Stark - 4

TEAM: Victory
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Täby, SWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1987-11-13
PLACE OF BIRTH: Stockolm, SWE
HEIGHT: 170 CM
WEIGHT: 70 KG

Ferdinand Zandbergen - 12

TEAM: Sharjah Team
COUNTRY: The Netherlands
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Warmond, NED
DATE OF BIRTH: 1995-10-19
PLACE OF BIRTH: Wageningen, NED
HEIGHT: 185 CM
WEIGHT: 75 KG

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

Victory

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

Abu Dhabi Team

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

Comparato F1

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

Sharjah Team

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

Maverick Racing

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

China CTIC Team

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

Team Sweden

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

Gillman Racing

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

Stromoy Racing F1H2O Team

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

F1 Atlantic Team

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

n.2 - December 2022