Shanghai GP Race 3: amended results after Jury decision
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:00 PM
Following investigations, sanctions and Protests, there's been minor changes to the final results of race 3 of the Shanghai GP, valid for the 2019 UIM XCAT World Championship.
Boat #3 Dubai Police was considered at fault for missing a buoy. A 30 sec penalty wastherefore applied. Boat #3 applied for Protest, and the Jury Protest Committee, after examination of the rules and the images, decided to accept it. By this decision, Dubai Police has been not inflicted any sanction, keeping the third spot at the checkered flag.
Meanwhile, Boat #4 Abu Dhabi 4 has been found at fault for missing two turning buoys in the start lap. After the examination of the images and the rules, the Race Director has decided to apply two 30-second sanctions. Therefore they move back from 4th to 5th place, to the advantage of #96 HPI Racing Team. Boat #4 has applied for Appeal vs this decision, and the final answer is still pending from the Appeals Committee.
With two races to go, the championship is now led by Arif al Zaffein and Nadir bin Hendi of Dubai Police at 143 points, followed by Tom Barry Cotter and Ross Willaton on Maritimo (137) and Shaun Torrente and Faleh al Mansoori of Abu Dhabi 4 (136).
Next event of the 2019 UIM XCAT World Championship is Dubai Grand Prix, on December 12-14.
At the link below the official results of race 3 and the overall ranking.