SJ, F2 ink tournament marketing deal
Manama, September 15, 2009
SJ Productions (SJ), a leading Bahrain-based media company, has signed an agreement with Formula World Sports, which gives SJ exclusive marketing rights for the first round of the UIM F2 World & Continental Powerboat Championship 2009.
The championship will be held in the Amwaj Marina at the prominent Amwaj Islands in Bahrain on October 15 and 16.
“We are very happy to have S.J. Bahrain doing our exclusive marketing campaign,” said Abdul Salam Fairooz, managing director of and organiser and promoter of the UIM F2 World & Continental Powerboat Championship 2009.
“I'm aware of their reputation from Dubai; as they have a long and reputable history of getting the job done. And very glad to announce the launch of the first round of UIM F2 World & Continental Powerboat Championship 2009,” he added.
“This international event will be held in the Bahrain Amwaj Islands which has provided all the required facilitates for a successful event. We have chosen Bahrain for its geographical location as an island, the facilities are up to the international standards to accomplish the best results, and the enthusiasm and support we have already received from the Bahrain Water sports Federation.”
Formula 2 boats are equipped with 2-liter stock engines generating 200 HP and speeds up to 200 km/hr. Hulls of Formula 2 boats reach a minimum length of 4.8 metres and minimum weight of 513 kg, which includes the driver.
Due to their specially designed tunnel hulls, Formula 2 boats are able to turn almost instantaneously incurring more G forces than any other racing machine on the planet.
The UIM is the international governing body of power boating. It is recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is also a member of the General Association of International Sports Federations and the Association of the IOC-Recognised International Sports Federations. – TradeArabia News Service