The race season has kicked off in China with the drivers and squads, who made a phenomenal comeback in the UIM F1H2O World Championship. The exciting battle resumed after a brief break, at the Agile Grand Prix in Xiangyang, China on 21-23 September.
Team Amaravati made a stunning debut at the BRM qualifications round on September 22, with lead driver Jonas Andersson making it to the 3rd position. The main race held on September 23 with 39 laps saw Andersson clinching the fourth spot, missing narrowly to Team Abu Dhabi. Team head and driver Jonas Andersson and partner Erik Edin have put up a commendable performance and are all set to face stiff competition from across the globe with the next instalment taking place in River Krishna from 16 to 18 of November.
“The atmosphere in China was fantastic and we have held discussions with the team members on how to perform well and attain a commendable position in the race. This will mark the beginning of Team Amaravati’s performance for many years to come”, said Himanshu Shukla, CEO, Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority.
Indian edition on river Krishna
All major players on the leader board would hope to add to their winning ways in the Sunrise Capital of Andhra Pradesh. Alex Carella from Team Italy is the most successful and most recent of the present protagonists, winning five times. Another driver to watch out for is Shaun Torrente, of team Abu Dhabi.
Post China Grand Prix, the championship will move to India for the first time after a gap of 14 years. The Indian edition of F1H2O Motorboat Racing will take place on the River Krishna in Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, organized in association with India Extreme Adventure Activities Private Limited and Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department.