It was a stunning finale to a Class 1 season that has seen Bin Hendi and Al Zafeen win 75% of the races they have started and take the world title by a record 96 points over their nearest rivals. While Fazza and Welmax were having their own private battle at the front of the field, there were other bragging rights being fought over elsewhere. After entering mid-season, Tomlinson finishes with a 2nd place in the Middle Eastern Championships.
The drama unfolded at the first corner… Friday, 26 November, ABU DHABI (UAE): Defending World Champions Arif Al Zafeen and Nadir Bin Hendi produced a Championship winning drive to clinch a tenth World title for Dubai’s Victory Team, winning a dramatic and incident filled race 2 of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Johnny, along with team owner Dave Scott set a new shootout record of 208 mph in the 2010 Lake of…
Tomlinson wins race 1 for Team 5 Abu Dhabi during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, UAE. The first day race in the Class-1 event was a test for Team 5 to compete against a very aggressive 8 boat fleet. The home town, Abu Dhabi, win for the team was a great uplift for the new driver/throttleman combination.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held April 13-15, 2011. With ten boats competing in the event, Team Abu Dhabi was proud to line up for race 1 of their home Grand Prix on pole after achieving top speeds in the Edox Pole Position qualifying session. Racing against other award winning boats, Team Abu Dhabi ran a tough race to finish 4th overall. Read more to get complete coverage of the race including videos and pictures.
Johnny Tomlinson’s recent return to a Class One event with top international team, Abu Dhabi. The team qualified and ran well for their first time together until prop issues plagued the Abu Dhabi team. Press play and catch some of the great action from Italy. Awesome Video coverage from Class 1.