Xiangyang: The race went down to the wire and Team Amaravati pushed the limits and came out trumps at UIM F1H2O World Championship - Agile Grand Prix of Xiangyang, China.

Team Amaravati made a stunning debut at the BRM qualifications round on September 22, with the lead and fastest driver Jonas Andersson.

The main race held on September 23 with 39 laps saw Andersson clinching the fourth spot, missing the podium finish by a whisker to Team Abu Dhabi.

Team head and driver Andersson and partner Erik Edin have put up an admirable performance and are all set to heat up the competition, with the next installment taking place on River Krishna from November 16 to 18.

Post China Grand Prix, the competition will move to India for the first time after a gap of 14 years. Teams are formulating intense strategies to perform well in the Indian battle and showcase their talent for Indian viewers.

The Indian edition of F1H2O Motorboat Racing is organised in association with India Extreme Adventure Activities Private Limited and Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department.

Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente produced a great performance and got the triumphant run. He was able to regulate the 39-lap race on the Han River from all over to take his sixth career victory at UIM.

Second place went to Thani AL Qemzi (Team Abu Dhabi) with Erik Stark (Team Abu Dhabi) in third.