The waiting is over for Erik Stark and Ahmed Fahim. Victory team from Dubai is back on the water already in the first round of the UIMF1h2o Worldchampionship in Indonesia. The news was first released by F1h2o.com
2022 UIM F1 H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
VICTORY TEAM RETURNS TO THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Monday, January 2: The Dubai-based Victory Team has announced a spectacular return to the UIM F1H2O World Championship in 2023.
Absent from the championship since 2019, the team issued a statement over the New Year stating that Sweden’s Erik Stark and Emirati Ahmed Al-Fahim will represent them this year, starting with the UIM F1H2O Grand Prix of Indonesia on Toba Lake in late February.
Thirty-five-year-old Stark is a former member of Team Abu Dhabi, the Victory Team and Maverick Racing in the World Championship and won four races and claimed 10 podiums from 37 race starts between 2012 and 2021. His last win came from pole position in Sharjah in 2018. The Swede is also a four-time F2 World Champion. He started racing at the age of 12 in the Swedish S-250 class and became the 2006 F4-S Nordic Champion.
Al-Fahim, 42, used to take part in the F4-S Championship that ran in conjunction with rounds of the UIM F1H2O World Championship and represented the Victory Team. A former car racer, who took part in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge and the Emirates Desert Rally Championship, Al-Fahim is a former winner of the UAE Jet-Ski Championship and was crowned Middle East and Asian champion back in 2000.
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