Sarah takes the wheel

Sarah Donohue out to prove her worth in Vigo

Offshore enthusiast, Sarah Donohue, is moving crews in the P1 SuperSport class. She will switch from being navigator in the Al&Al team’s Big Sergio and take the pilots’ wheel in Phoenix for this weekend’s Vigo Grand Prix of the Sea in northern Spain.
Although she has a wealth of offshore racing experience mainly as co-driver/navigator in a variety of other categories this will be Sarah’s first experience as driver in a round of the P1 powerboat championships, She’ll be partnering Phoenix team boss and throttleman Martin Lai for the event in the Mercruiser-powered Formula 382 FASTech hull. She replaces his regular pilot, Andreas Chalkiopoulos, who is recovering from a recent back operation and hence cannot compete.