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Countdown to the Bahamas

Frode Sundsdal on 14th October 2022

The countdown is underway to the climax of the 2022 P1 AquaX race season in Nassau.The P1 AquaX Bahamas World Championship will see more than thirty of the world’s leading personal watercraft riders head to the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean next month for the three-day event to be held over November 4th – 6th .The opening day will include practice, testing and qualifying, followed by six races across the weekend.The iconic Atlantis Paradise Island resort – which has committed to a meaningful connection with the ocean, marine life, sustainability, and environmental stewardship – will serve as the host destination for the second time.The World Championship is a collaborative partnership between the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board and Atlantis Paradise Island, and it will feature both professional and amateur endurance riders who primarily qualify through performances in the USA national race series.With North America, the Caribbean and Western Europe represented in the international field, the Pro Enduro riders will be competing for the world title and the amateur racers battling for the P1 AquaX Amateur International Cup.GOATDubbed the GOAT or the Greatest Of All Time by friends, colleagues and fellow competitors, veteran rider Chris MacClugage is the sport’s most decorated and highest winning world champion and he will be one the favourites in Nassau along with this year’s P1 AquaX Pro Enduro champion Jimmy Wilson from North Carolina.Pro classWilson’s Broward Motorsports team-mate Dustin Farthing from Georgia and 2021 Pro class champion Erminio Iantosca will also be serious contenders.Flying the flag for France will be Thomas Favolini, who in the 2019 World Championship found the conditions in Nassau harbour suited his riding style.AM 300In the AM 300 class, 17-year-old Jay Finlinson from Northern Indiana will be looking to follow up his success this season in the USA national championship by picking up the Amateur International Cup.MediaMedia and broadcast relationships play a key role in building P1 AquaX’s international presence and delivering significant exposure for host venues and commercial partners.The Bahamas World Championship will broadcast in the United States on the Bally Sports Regional Networks and CBS Sports Network, with international coverage on leading sports channels in more than 100 million homes in over 50 countries.P1 USA Championship Manager Michelle Petro said:Atlantis Paradise Island is a remarkable, dynamic destination that launched more than 25 years ago and it has a successful history of hosting sports events.It will provide a breath-taking setting for our high-speed AquaX action.

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