The Abu Dhabi team is entering a new marine adventure by participating in the second part of the classic challenge of driving the 12-hour Formula2, which is being hosted on an annual basis in Augusto, Poland.
Abu Dhabi's 35 and 36 Abu Dhabi cruisers will start the final round to complete the victory in the first round held in Rouen last May.
The Abu Dhabi team arrived in Augusto yesterday evening from their training camp held in Italy for three days with the conclusion of the third round of the World Championship of Formula 1 boats.
The first stage of the race will start tomorrow with six full hours, followed by the winners on the first day. The second race will begin tomorrow and will continue for six consecutive hours, for a total of 12 hours.
It is known in the Polish Challenge that each race has special points, because the competition will be to score points on a daily basis, unlike the system used in the Formula 1 and Formula 2 World, the outcome of the European Formula 1 Challenge points gives points to all participating boats, while harvesting the first 10 boats Points in other competitions.
The first place wins 20 points, the second 17 points, the third 15 points, the fourth 13 points, the fifth 11 points, the sixth points 10 points, the seventh nine points, the eighth eight points, nine points, ten points, eleven points and 12 points. , 13 points three, 14 points, and the holders of the following positions one point to the last in the event of the end of the race.
Salem Al Rumaithi, head of the Abu Dhabi team, said he was very optimistic that the team would score the overall challenge at the end of this round and be a hero for the first time in the classic challenge, especially for the fourth consecutive season. "We are very optimistic that we will win the title this season, for the first time in our history, and we have already won the title of Rawin, and we have achieved the title of Augusto, but the title of the total has never been won, especially challenging races are very special and difficult, A lot of surprises in all stages of the race, and this time we enter the competition strongly, because we have two boats got the platform in the first part of the challenge in Rouen, and therefore both boats have a great chance to end the competition and resolve the title in this round ».
Al-Rumaithi expected that "competition will be difficult, especially that there are Russian team Nolit teams specialized in this tournament, but we have prepared and adapted to the race and the nature of this tournament, and our heroes the long breath to complete the competition to the last seconds.
The team's mission thanks Sultan bin Khalifa
The Abu Dhabi Speedboat Team delegation thanked HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to His Highness the President and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club, and expressed his deep gratitude to His Highness for his support to the team. In the forefront of competitors, and raise the name of the UAE high in all his international and international.
Mansoori Dreams Maker with Abu Dhabi Boat
The Abu Dhabi team is part of the Augusto Challenge to highlight the presence of six UAE contestants at once, most of them from the new generation of competition, who have made themselves glorious in a few years. Faleh Al Mansouri is one of those heroes who, in record time, Speed boats, especially now that he is involved in more than one category, and last season held the title of the world championship of the boats of the «X Cat» with his partner Sean Trenti. Falah participated in the 36 Rowen Boat Challenge in 24 hours, and was one of the main reasons to compensate for the retreat of the boat at one point in order to finish the race in third place and make the dream for the boat cadets to rise to the podium. Faleh was present with the team also in the 2017 season First place in the first stage of the Augusto race, and culminated in the second stage in the third place.
Falah asserts that the Augusto challenge will be something quite different from all the experience experienced by the contestants before. "There are different factors here, the most important of which is the time factor that every rider must take advantage of in the period allotted to him, how he handles the race, and the weather and climate factors that are changing rapidly in this place," he said. And the attempt to finish quickly and return to the course of the race », and between Mansouri difference between the Grand Race and here, as« Rowen was a chance to compensate in two days, but here in Augusto, each stage points of their own, and do not interfere with each other ». "I told my colleagues that we have to focus on each stage as if it were a stand-alone race, and each stage has points, so we separate the thinking between the two stages," he said.