BP234 - Quantum Racing2014-06-15< Back < Previous News Next News >
The defending 52 SUPER SERIES champions, who also won the US 52 SUPER SERIES in their native USA earlier this season scored consistently well across the two coastal races and the windward leewards finishing no lower than third. They won the 31 miles coastal race and one windward leeward in their 1,2,2,3,2 scoreline to finish two points up on the fast emerging Brazilian team of Eduardo de Souza Ramos which has Santi Lange as tactician.
The Phoenix new crew which only came together when the boat was launched in April, won twice on Friday’s windward-leeward course to finish one point ahead of Rán Racing, Niklas Zennström’s 2013 World Champions.
Double Olympian De Souza Ramos won the Owner-Driver award, leading a team which spans the age and experience range including Brazil’s 49er Olympic sailors, Volvo Round the World sailors and crew who have sailed with the owner in his previous Soto 40, Farr 40, Melges 24 and 32.
AUDI TP52 World Championship – Porto Cervo, Italy
Overall after 5 races :
Quantum Racing, USA, (Doug De Vos USA) (1,2,2,3,2) 10pts
Phoenix, BRA, (Eduardo de Souza Ramos BRA) (4,3,3,1,1) 12pts
Rán Racing, SWE, (Niklas Zennström SWE) (3,1,1,4,4) 13pts
Azzurra, ITA, (Alberto Roemmers ARG) (2,5,7,2,5) 21pts
Gladiator, GBR, (Tony Langley GBR) (5,7,4,5,3) 24pts
Provezza 7, TUR, (Ergin Imre TUR) (6,4,6,7,DNF) 33pts
Paprec Recyclage, FRA, (Jean Luc Petithuguenin FRA) (8,6,5,9,6) 34pts
Hurakan, ITA, (Giuseppe Parodi ITA) (7,8,8,6,8) 37pts
B2, ITA, (Michele Galli ITA) (9,DNF,9,8,7) 43pts