Shaun Torrente of Team Abu Dhabi, won the Grand Prix of Portugal / Algarve F1H2O that was held this afternoon in the estuary of Rio Arade in Portimão before thousands of people.
After winning the pole position yesterday afternoon, today in the race the North American driver who lives neither Miami, got the better on the direct opponents getting in the end with a 1.38s advantage over teammate Thani Al Qemzi, who is natural and lives in the United Arab Emirates. Both were joined on the podium by Swedish driver Jonas Anderson of Team Amaravati who spent more 3.22s than the winner.
In the fourth place Peter Morin of CTIC F1 Shenzhen China finished, with more 4.32s than Torrente, ahead of Norwegian Racing driver Marit Stromoy of Emirates Racing with a further 5.88s, which closed the top-five.
The Polish driver Bartek Marszalek of Emirates Racing finished in 6th place already to 16,73s of the winner, being in front of the pilot
Ahmed Al Hameli, a native and resident of Abu Dhabi, of the Victory team, being the last of the pilots to complete 48 laps to the circuit in the Arade river.
Alberto Comparato, Italian F1 F1 Atlantic driver finished in 8th place 1 lap from the winner, followed by Sweden's Erik Stark (Maverick F1 Racing) and Shari's teammate Sami Selio from Tenerife.
Portuguese rider Duarte Benavente of F1 Atlantic, who dropped out of the race in 13th place, climbed two places and finished 11th place, thus failing to reach the first points of the season.
The next event of the F1H2O 2019 is the Grand Prix de France, which takes place in Evien from July 5 to 7.