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.

Regione Sardegna Grand Prix of Italy

Alberto Comparato - 6

TEAM: Team Abu Dhabi
COUNTRY: Italy
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Chioggia, ITA
DATE OF BIRTH: 1997-10-21
PLACE OF BIRTH: Monselice, ITA
HEIGHT: 162 CM
WEIGHT: 55 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

Ahmad Al Fahim - 3

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

Bartek Marszalek - 77

TEAM: Stromoy Racing
COUNTRY: Poland
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Warsaw, POL
DATE OF BIRTH: 1983-09-09
PLACE OF BIRTH: Warsaw, POL
HEIGHT: 183 CM
WEIGHT: 83 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

Erik Stark - 4

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

Sami Selio - 11

TEAM: Red Devil - SMC F1 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

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

Stefan Arand - 2

TEAM: Team Vietnam
COUNTRY: Estonia
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Tallin, Estonia
DATE OF BIRTH: 2002-07-17
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tartu, EST
HEIGHT: 184 CM
WEIGHT: 90 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

Rashed Al Qemzi - 16

TEAM: Team Abu Dhabi
COUNTRY: U.A.E.
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Abu Dhabi, UAE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1992-03-07
PLACE OF BIRTH: Abu Dhabi, UAE
HEIGHT: 165 CM
WEIGHT: 60 KG

Filip Roms - 18

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

Thani Al Qamzi - 5

TEAM: Team Abu Dhabi
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

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

Rusty Wyatt - 17

TEAM: Sharjah Team
COUNTRY: Canada
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: City Innisfil, Ontario, Canada
DATE OF BIRTH: 1994-10-13
PLACE OF BIRTH: Toronto, CAN
HEIGHT: 175 CM
WEIGHT: 70 KG

Jonas Andersson - 1

TEAM: Team Vietnam
COUNTRY: Sweden
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Frovi, SWE
DATE OF BIRTH: 1974-06-19
PLACE OF BIRTH: Orebro, SWE
HEIGHT: 177 CM
WEIGHT: 75 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

Ferdinand Zandbergen - 12

TEAM: Red Devil - SMC F1 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

Marit Stromoy - 50

TEAM: Stromoy Racing
COUNTRY: Norway
COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE: Sandefjord, NOR
DATE OF BIRTH: 1976-09-25
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tonsberg, NOR
HEIGHT: 160 CM
WEIGHT: 60 KG

Team Vietnam

COUNTRY OF BASE: Vietnam
TEAM MANAGER: Jane Persson
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2024
DRIVERS

Maverick Racing

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

Sharjah Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: U.A.E.
TEAM MANAGER: Scott Gillman
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2000
DRIVERS

China CTIC Team

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

F1 Atlantic Team

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

Red Devil - SMC F1 Team

COUNTRY OF BASE: Finland
TEAM MANAGER: Sami Seliö
DEBUT/FIRST YEAR IN F1H2O: 2000
DRIVERS

Stromoy Racing

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

Victory Team

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

Team Abu Dhabi

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

n.3 - June 2024