H2O Racing have confirmed that London will host a round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Powerboat Championship in June. The news marks a welcome return of Formula 1 powerboat racing to the country’s capital for the first time in 33 years, with the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of London to take place in the iconic Royal Victoria Docks from 15th to 17th June.
The event, which will be organised by championship promoter H2O Racing in close collaboration with Chinese sports promotions company Tianrong Sports, will give spectators the opportunity to see 20 of the world’s best drivers from 12 countries competing at over 140mph in single-seater catamarans in one of the most spectacular sports on water.
H2O Racing and Tianrong Sports, in their first collaboration on powerboat racing outside of China, will work closely with the RYA, the country’s national body for all forms of boating and the affiliated National Authority of the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM), the world governing body for powerboating.
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