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Ibiza to host the Mediterranean Grand Prix of the Class-1 World Championship

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SOURCE Ibiza Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014

IBIZA, Spain, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Ibiza joins, for the first time in Spain’s history, the World Championship circuit of Class-1. The premium category of outboard powerboats, racing across the ocean at impressively high speeds, will put Ibiza on the front line of the international sports scene.

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Together with IWC (Ibiza World Championship) and H20, local and international promoters, Ibiza will host from 5th to 7th September 2014, the Ibiza Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014, the Class-1 World Championship of Powerboats and Aquabikes. This event will take place every year until 2018 during Ibiza International Sport Week, an extraordinary week of events that will include the official races of the UIM CLASS-1 World Powerboat Championship and the UIM-ABP Aquabike Class Pro World Championship.

The presentation of the Ibiza Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014 was held this morning, June 27th, in the new Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza. In attendance were Daniel Gómez Korf, CEO and founder of the Ibiza World Championship (IWC); Lavinia Cavallero, Vice President of H20 Racing; Antonio Matutes, Board Member and Jesús Sobrino, Palladium Hotel Group Vice President. Also present were Marcos Marí, Marina Ibiza CEO; and Vicent Serra Ferrer, President of the Consell Insular d’Eivissa (Ibiza local government). Furthermore, some of the most important pilots of the current main teams attended the presentation event to lend their support.

The events will involve several locations including Marina Ibiza which will be the base of the paddock and the Class-1 boxes, and will be the area for the starts and finishes of the boat races, as well. The facilities will also allow the attendees to witness the Freestyle night show.

The race field will be located in Platja d’en Bossa, a unique spot that will allow every spectator to see the spectacular races. In addition, several hotels owned by Palladium Hotel Group; Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel and Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, are located in the middle of the Ibiza Mediterranean Grand Prix 2014 Their exclusive facilities and outdoor stages will host excellent leisure activities and music that will add even more entertaining content to this top-notch event.

The Class-1 World Championship 2014 has four Grand Prixes planned for this year including the races of Ibiza and Siracusa (Italy), Terracina (Italy) and Abu Dhabi (UAE).




For more information please contact:

Arenalia Comunicación - Sofia Borrás +34-93-232-00-44 sborras@arenalia.com


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