Thankfully the opening round of the UIM World F1 championship is not until Sunday but if it was today (Thursday) it would not be possible to stage it. Gale force winds are playing havoc with tends and hair styles. The weather forecast look favorable for the weekend so fingers crossed, the wind will subside and the waves in the Arade River will calm down.
Team news is basically as reported with Victory F1 team now under the management of Scott Gillman looking immaculate in their new blue kit. Frenchman Cedic Deguisane of Maverick Racing has now decided to compete the full season and has a new partner Frenchman Amaury Jousseaume..
Another Frenchman making his F1 debit is Peter Morin who joins Philippe Chiappw in CITC China team. Morin is engage to Chip’s daughter Fanny who will be driving CITC China’s F4 boat.
German Mike Szymura will be driving a borrowed DAC for the Emirate Racing team until he completes test in his modified Dragon outfit which should be ready for Evion.