Youghal’s hopes of hosting the P1 World Powerboat Championships are not going to be realised this year but the aspiration is not a dead duck in the water for future years, according to events organiser Aidan Foley. – By Christy Parker
The Ardmore-based businessman is part of the Medaza consortium that holds the northern European rights to the race series from 2009-13. “The P1 management say they are disappointed we could not hold a race this year but have reassured us that the door remains open for the future,” he says.
There will be no northern European leg of the series in 2009, which is which is modelled on the Formula 1 Grand Prix world circuit and runs form March to September. Read more