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XCAT Lugano Grand Prix 3-5 June 2016 2016 UIM XCAT WORLD SERIES © Raffaello BastianiWith the pressure on for the Victory Team after an unexpected result in the EMAAR Pole Position saw them more determined than ever this afternoon to push themselves and their boat to the limits to turn things around and take the prestigious title of being the Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Champions for third time in a row for 2016. Al Zaffain and Bin Hendi’s precision skills on the throttles made their take off/s at the green flag a pleasure to watch.

 

XCAT Lugano Grand Prix 3-5 June 2016 2016 UIM XCAT WORLD SERIES © Raffaello BastianiIt was a very fierce battle between Team Abu Dhabi who for the first time this season made it past the Quarter Finals to come in second, It was an awesome performance from Al Tayer and Al Mansoori.

The big surprise for the afternoon was the new team on the block New Star piloted by Shaun Torrente and Mikhail Kitashev. They took wins in every round to take 3rd place in the Dubai Duty Free Speed Cat Run. It was a magnificent performance for New Star runing in their Debut appearance in the WPPA XCAT GP in Lake Lugano.

XCAT Lugano Grand Prix 3-5 June 2016 2016 UIM XCAT WORLD SERIES © Raffaello BastianiOfficial Placements:

1st Place – Victory Team

2nd Place – Team Abu Dhabi

3rd Place – New Star

After today’s nail biting battles, it has really set the stage for an exciting unpredictable in tomorrow’s main race The Lugano Grand Prix.

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