UK Team wins Powerboat P1 Grand Prix of Sicily and comes second overall in the 2004 World Championship.

14ÊinternationalÊteams competed at the weekend in the final race of the 2004 Powerboat P1 World Championship season at the Grand Prix of Catania, Sicily.

The race brought great success to the UK SuperSportÊteam, Buzzi Bullet, owned and driven by Exeter basedÊproperty investorÊDrew LangdonÊÊand navigated by London based pyschiatrist, Jan FalkowskiÊ.Ê After a slow start at the beginning of the season,Ê they ended on a high by winning the Grand Prix of Catania, Sicily.Ê The 20 points that they earnt added to their overal score, placed them second place overall in the 2004 World Championship behind Italian team Fainplast.

In Evolution Class, team Thuraya, Throttled by ex Tennis Pro, Adriano PanattaÊwere crowned champions for the 2004 World Championship season.ÊÊDespite incurring an engine problem that forced them to retire from the race, their points earnt in previous Grand Prix were sufficiant to stave off second placed team, Dino Bianchi.