Team Amaravati's Andersson Tops Q1 Round
Team Amaravati's Andersson Tops Q1 Round

Team Amaravati's Andersson Tops Q1 Round

Team Amaravati's Andersson Tops Q1 Round

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018
The race kicked off at 3:30 PM when the energetic racer of Team Amaravati, Jonas Andersson (Boat 14) zipped over the waters of river Krishna and made it to the top slot in the Q1 and finished fifth in Q3.

Jonas finished the Q1 race in 45.22 seconds, Q2 in 46.58 seconds and Q3 in 46.85 seconds respectively on the 2nd day of the F1H2O World Championship.

In the qualifying round, each driver had to finish 2 laps, each lap across 2.125 Km to be finished in least duration in order to qualify for the Finals.

All the 9 teams, their 19 drivers raced in today's three qualifying rounds, where the first and second races were combined and the third qualifying race was an individual round.

For the very first time, Marit Stromoy, a woman driver from Germany took part in the race and stood second in the qualifying round. Her speed accounts in Q3 were 44.72, followed by Q2 with 46. 38 and Q1 with 47.63

Overall, Shaun Torrente from Abu Dhabi stood first, followed by Marit Stromoy from Germany in the second place and Erik Stark from team Abu Dhabi in the third place.

All eyes are on tomorrow's final Grand Prix. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will arrive for the Grand Prix and will felicitate the winners.
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