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Baleno RS Booster Jets wins inaugural Nexa P1 Powerboat championship

Baleno RS Booster Jets wins inaugural Nexa P1 Powerboat championship
Bilal Firfiray Bilal Firfiray Monday 06 March 2017, 16:35 PM

The inaugural Nexa P1 Powerboat championship concluded yesterday in Mumbai. Team Baleno Booster Jets was crowned overall champions of the first Indian Grand Prix of the Seas. With just two points behind Llyod Dolphins managed second position while MoneyOnMobile Marlins finished third on the podium.

 

Leading all the way in the inaugural championship was Booster Jet’s Boat No.150 piloted by Daisy and Sam Coleman scored 60 points, bagging full points in Race 1, Race 2 and the Finale. Combine with 29 points scored by Boat no.100, piloted by Indian champion C.S. Santosh and Martin Robinson as navigator, Booster Jets stood on top of the podium with overall 89 Points. Just two points behind, Lloyd Dolphins took the second position with a total of 87 points at the hands of Craig Wilson and William Enriquez in Boat no.21 and husband-wife duo Stuart and Sara Cureton piloting Boat no.11. MoneyOnMobile Marlins sealed the second position with 79 points. Team members James Norvill and Christian Parsons Young finished third in Race 3, whereas Boat no.999 of Norvall Brothers finished sixth overall. The second Indian racer on the grid, Gaurav Gill of Team Ultra Shark finished a respectable fifth place and ended the championship with a total score of 34 points. Ultra Sharks teammates, the Jackson Brothers collected a total number of 30 points putting team Ultra Sharks in the fourth spot with a combined score of 64 points.

The winning team of Coleman siblings went home with a prize money of USD 12,500 (Rs 8.34 lakh). Finishing second Lloyd Dolphins walked away with USD 7,500 (Rs 5 lakh) and third place finishers Marlins were presented with a prize cheque of USD 5,000 (Rs 3.3 lakh).

 

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