The Malta Independent 26 May 2019, Sunday

VOOMQUEST Enemed UIM V2 World Powerboat Championship: Team El Diablo lead Championship after Race 3

Sunday, 28 April 2019, 18:21 Last update: about 27 days ago

Cynthia Attard

Photo: Domenic Aquilina
Photo: Domenic Aquilina

Team El Diablo, first time participating in this Championship, lead the V2 Powerboat Championship Race 3, closing off a very exciting and entertaining weekend that powerboat lovers, photography buffs and adrenaline junkies will surely not forget!

Race 3 Results:

1st place - El Diablo (20 points)

2nd place - Marine Diffusion (17 points)

3rd place - Freccia Blu (15 points)

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4th place - Atomic & Grey (14 points)

5th place - Cutting Edge - DNF (0 points)

6th place - Interceptor Remax - DNF (0 points)

7th place - Lethiec - DNS (0 points)

It was a long but beautiful day here at St. Paul's Bay, that started at 09:30 with a Pilots Meet and Greet and continued with several events throughout the day including the 15.00hrs V2 Powerboat Championship Race 3. 

Aaron Ciantar had this to say after the final podium "It was an incredible weekend, but the crow made it even more special.  It's such a great reward to celebrate podiums with such an amazing crowd, it's fulfilling and heart-warming.  Have to also thank all the parties involved in making this event possible and our employees who were simply spot on in all preparations.  Last but not least a big thanks to our sponsors especially Enemed, Visit Malta and GamingMalta together with the St. Paul's Bay mayor and council and all the authorities who were instrumental in the smooth operations of this GP".  

GP1 (Overall Weekend) Results:

1st place - Marine Diffusion (57 points)

2nd place - Freccia Blu (46 points)

3rd place - Atomic & Grey (42 points)

4th place - El Diablo (37 points)

5th place - Cutting Edge (15 points)

6th place - Interceptor Remax (0 points)

The VOOMQUEST Enemed UIM V2 World Powerboat Championship - GP1 started on Friday 26th and saw 6 teams; Atomic & Grey #31 (Belgium), Cutting Edge #77 (Malta), Freccia Blu #11 (Malta), Marine Diffusion #55 (Corsica, France), Interceptor Remax #19 (Malta) and El Diablo #88 (Malta), kick-start the Championship with an Official Testing. Team Marine Diffusion took first place on the Podium for the V2 Powerboat Championship Races 1 and 2 on Saturday 27th.

Enemed Executive Chairman Kevin Chircop as always present and supportive of this championship said "It's exciting to see different teams climbing on the podium, making this championship unique as there is no one given winner.  There is great comradery on land and fair competition on the water which convinces me that what we are building here is a true world championship title.  Obviously, we are also very proud to say that once again our fuels, particularly ePower petrol delivered outstanding results." 

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