Norweigan victory

Rick Ivar Håkonsen won the F2000 race in Saudi Arabia today. Johan Österberg finished at 7:th place. # Driver Time 1 Rick Ivar Håkonsen 2 Ivan Brigada 3 Jay Price 4 Ahmed Al Hamli 5 Thani Al Gemzy 6 Arif Saif Al Zafin 7 Johan Österberg 8 Yousuf Al Robayan 9 Giani Manici 10 Uvis Slakteris 11 Risto Painio 12 …

Cancelled time training

A little bit warmer than a swedish summer and very windy, that’s the situation down here in Saudi Arabia at the moment. Due to the wind only one training has been completed and all time training races has been cancelled. The plan for tomorrow is to start early in the morning with a free training and then go for the …

Finally home!

Finally home again after a tough race in Qatar. We have both positive and negative experiences from the race. The positive was that Johan showed that he belongs to the upper half of the lineup. The negative was that we blew our best engine during time training. We changed engines before the race but sadly the spare engine was very …

Final Results from Qatar

This is the final results from the President Cup 2007 Race in Qatar. # Driver Time 1 Jay Price 44:03 2 Thani Al Gemzy 44:22:08 3 Ivan Brigada 44:44:21 4 Ahmed Al Hamli 45:49:43 5 Arif Saif Al Zafin 46:44:09 6 Uvis Slakteris L1 7 Mikki Fors L1 8 Giani Manici L1 9 Johan Osterberg L2 10 Yousuf Al Robayan …

Results from todays training

I haven’t got any report from the team today but according to Jonas at svera.org Johan finished at 7:th place in todays training. Ivan Brigad had the fastest time but had a boat that was too light, thus stricken from todays race. Ulvis Slakteris raced too many laps and was also stricken from todays training. Rick Ivar Hakonsen blew his …

First day in Qatar

Temperature about 25 degrees Celcius with some winds. The boat has been inspected and is ready for tomorrows training. Just to be on the safe side, the resqueteam has made the drivers to take a so called “turtletest”. That includes, for the driver, to get into the cockpit, flip the boat upside down, and get out unharmed by his own …