Motorboating:
Chiappe wins second straight title with 2nd place finish

UIM F1 H2O Grand Prix, Picture: © Vittorio Ubertone
French driver Philippe Chiappe stayed out of harms way while watching all his rivals fall by the way side finishing second and capturing his second straight World Championship at the 24th Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at the fifth stop on the UIM F1 H2O World Championship tour in downtown Abu Dhabi Friday afternoon.

Alex Carella takes victory
Italian Alex Carella won capturing his third win in five races in Abu Dhabi and taking his first victory of the season. The victory has moved him into a second place tie with American Shaun Torrente of the Victory Team who dropped out when his new one week old boat failed him delaminating at the two-thirds mark of the 48 lap event while in fifth place.