UIM Calendar News #1 - May 2021
· HUNGARY, RETURN OF THE AQUABIKE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP - CIRCUIT
The town of Nyíregyháza – Levelek will host again this season the Aquabike European Championship - Circuit, on the dates of 15/18th July.
Young drivers will be racing too for the beginning of the Aquabike World Championship – Circuit, classes Ski Junior GP3.2 and GP3.3
· POLAND, ELK SELECTED AGAIN TO HOST THE AQUABIKE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP – CIRCUIT WITH JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The Aquabike European Championship – Circuit will be officially launched in the city of Elk in early July, (1/4th July).
2nd round of the Aquabike World Championship – Circuit, classes Ski Junior GP3.2 and GP3.3.
· CZECH REPUBLIC, CHANGE OF DATE FOR THE JEDOVNICE WC HYDRO GP
The Hydro GP World Championship of Jedovnice (with classes F125/F250/F500), previously arranged for the week-end of 7/9th May, has been moved to the week-end of 3/5th September.
· FRANCE, THE 24 HOURS OF ROUEN MOVED TO OCTOBER
The World Championship Endurance S2/S3 of Rouen, originally organized on the dates of 25/27th June 2021, will be held on the 1/3rd October.
· GERMANY, TWO EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS CHANGES
The F700 European Championship, initially allocated to the venue of Traben Trarbach on dates of 12/13th June, will now be organised in the venue of Bad Saarow on 24/25th September, jointly with the F350 European Championship.
The other change sees the FR1000 European Championship round of Berlin Grünau moved from the end of July to his new dates of 2/4th July.
· ITALY, HYDRO GP OF BORETTO TO BE RESCHEDULED (ITALY) AND NEW I.O. EVENT
Foreseen from the 4/6th June, the Hydro GP World Championship of Boretto was postponed one week later, on the 11/13th June.
The newly addition to the Calendar is the International Raid Pavia-Venezia, which will be run on the week-end of 5/6th June, as I.O. event for four UIM disciplines (Aquabike, Circuit, Offshore, Pleasure Navigation)
- LITHUANIA, OPENING ROUND OF WC F2 SCHEDULED AND NEW DATES FOR THE EC FR1000 RACE
The F2 World Championship will officially starts for the first round in Kupiskis, on 4/6th July.
The capital, Kaunas, will host the second round of the FR1000 European Championship on 13/15th August, one week after the second round in the neighboring venue of Aizkraukle (Latvia).
· POLAND, CHANGE OF DATES FOR TWO EVENTS
Initially scheduled for the 9/11th July, the World Championship Endurance S2/S3 of Augustow will be held on the following week-end of 16/18th July.
The European Championship GT30 of Trzcianka, which was previously on the dates of 1/2nd May 2021, has been moved to the week-end of 6/8th August
· PORTUGAL, WC F2 ROUNDS POSPTONED TO SEPTEMBER
At first expected to host the first rounds of the F2 World Championship, the cities of Vila Velha de Ródão and Ribadouro/Baião will now welcome the drivers and teams for the second and third rounds of the Championship.
The new dates are respectively 18/19th September for Vila Velha de Ródão, and 25/26th September for Ribadouro/Baião.
· SPAIN, WORLD CUPS T850-HS850 MOVED TO THE END OF OCTOBER
Formerly organised in their classic venue of Navia – Asturias on the week-end of 7/8th August, the T850 and HS850 World Cups will be raced, pending final approval of Cominsport, in the new venue of Arcos de la Frontera.- Cádiz, on 30/31st October.
· CZECH REPUBLIC AND BELGIUM FOR THE START OF THE UIM MOTOSURF WORLD CUP
The new discipline coming under UIM umbrella, Motosurf, sees its UIM Motosurf World Cup starting in Jedovnice (Czech Republic) and Deinze (Belgium) for the two first rounds, respectively on 4/6th June and 11/13th June.
The complete calendar of the Motosurf events can be found on the UIM website, section Special Event / Motosurf.
· GREAT BRITAIN, MULTI CLASSES EVENT OF TORQUAY SHIFTED TO AUGUST
The 3A/3B/3J/3X World Championship of Torquay, firstly planned on 17/21st June, has been rescheduled on the 26/30th August, at the same venue.
· ITALY, CLASS 3D CHANGES IN THE CALENDAR
Previously scheduled in the city of Rodi Garganico on 2/5th July, the 3D World Championship is now anticipated in Cagliari, Sardinia, for the dates of 7/12th September.
The 3D European Championship was also subject to a calendar change, moving from Cariati venue on 22/25th July to Rodi Garganico, on 24/27th June.
· NORWAY, CANCELLATION OF TVEDESTRAND EVENT
Unfortunately, the 3A/3J/3X European Championship of Tvedestrand of 7/9th July was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.
· SWEDEN, NEW ADDITION OF OREGRUND EVENT TO THE CALENDAR
The classic Offshore venue of Öregrund is back in the UIM Calendar, with the organisation of the 3B/3C European Championship, on the week-end of 18/19th September.
· CLASS 1 AND V2 TEST EVENTS
The Class 1 and V2 classes will run their first Test Event in May, respectively in Cocoa Beach (Florida, USA) on 22/23rd May, and in Malta, in a venue yet to confirm on 27/29th May.
· ITALY, WORLD AND EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CHANGES
In the first place organised in Como on 25/27th September, the Pleasure Navigation Endurance World Championship round will be held in Rodi Garganico on 24/27th June, jointly with the Offshore 3D European Championship.
The city of Ravenna will host the first round of the Pleasure Navigation Endurance European Championship in a few weeks, on 11/13th June.
· SPAIN, TWO WORLDS AND ONE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS PROGRAMMED
The cities of Baiona-Pontevedra and Benalmadena-Malaga will receive the teams for the second and third rounds of the Pleasure Navigation Endurance World Championship.
Baiona-Pontevedra event will take place on 16/17th October, while Benalmadena-Malaga round is to be organised in November, with specific dates yet to confirm.
The second European Championship round will be held in Baiona-Pontevedra, together with the World Championship round in the week-end of 16/17th October.
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