Abu Dhabi, UAE, 6 December, 2019: Rashed Al Qemzi underlined his strength of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship yesterday with another shining display to claim pole position for next coming Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi.
The Team Abu Dhabi driver, who wrapped up his second F2 world title in three years at the penultimate round of the series in Portugal, kept up his 100% passing record to move inside reach of a fourth Grand Prix triumph of the period. Sparing his best until last, Al Qemzi created a splendid second lap in the passing shoot-out to set a quickest time of 45.13 secs and deny Portugal's Duarte Benavente (45.59) who had pushed out Britain's Owen Jelf (46.09) minutes sooner. A home triumph on the title's first historically speaking visit to the UAE capital will be the delegated magnificence for Al Qemzi, who has driven the path from his opening round achievement in Lithuania, and furthermore won the Grand Prix of Italy.
He secured a fifth progressive post progression on the day a new academy was formally opened contiguous Abu Dhabi's Grand Prix race scene to educate and prepare the upcoming generation of water sports enthusiasts and title holders in the UAE capital.
Quickly following the passing activity, Thomas Kurth, Secretary General of the UIM, the worldwideadministering assemblage of powerboating, authoritatively initiated the new Abu Dhabi Marine Academy. Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club has been set up the academy to expand on the exceptional powerboat racing accomplishment of Team Abu Dhabi, who has won nine world titles since Guido Cappellini engaged as team manager in February, 2015.
Utilizing a group of globally and broadly qualified institute course teachers, it offers master educational cost in a scope of water based games from swimming and flyboard to waterski, aquabike, and powerboat hustling just as salvage, recuperation and security.
Driving qualifying times:
1. Rashed Al Qemzi UAE 45.13
2. Duarte Benavente POR 45.59
3. Owen Jelf GBR 45.75
4. Tobias Munthe-Kaas NOR 46.03
5. Stefan Hagin GER 46.56
6. Edgaras Riabko LT 46.75
7. Ola Pettersson SWE 46.94
8. Ferdinand Zandbergen NL 47.57
9. Kalle Viippo FIN 47.91
10. Ahmad Al Fahim UAE 51.53
1. Rashed Al Qemzi – planning to adjust his reality title-winning season with a home triumph in Abu
2. Al Qemzi fueled his way to a fifth progressive pole position.