Team Abu Dhabi is on top of the powerboat racing world after a fine, glorious victory in the 24 Hours of Rouen. They have promptly set their eye on winning more championship titles.
Prevailing Formula 1 individual champion Shaun Torrente united with Emiratis Rashed Al Qamzi and Rashid Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate to take Team Abu Dhabi 35 to an amazing win in the wonderful fortitude race in Northern France.
Adding to the celebrations at Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the all-Emirati team consisted of Faleh Al Mansouri, Rashed Al Rumaithi, Majid Al Mansouri and Mohammad Al Muhairbi, contending the event mainly to acquire experience, took Team Abu Dhabi 36 to a magnificent third place.
A exultant Torrente, who worked with Thani Al Qamzi to win the team title in last year’s UIM F1H2O World Championship, stated that they have the ideal team in the world, the best nation in the world, and the best managers of the world. Hence, it’s the cause of Abu Dhabi winning the title.
Next thing in line for Team Abu Dhabi is the second round of this year’s UIM F1H2O World Championship in Portimao, Portugal, which is going to be held from 17-19 May where Torrente and Thani Al Qamzi would be looking for a season opening win after round one in Saudi Arabia got cancelled due to storms.