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With the fourth in the final standings and the design prize \”Concours delegance\” finished PODG brilliantly a spectacular season 2009/Cowes Isle of Wight & Douglas/Isle of man. Up to the definitely last individual race of the season 2009 in the British Honda formula 4-stroke powerboat series (HF4SPS) \”POWER OF DREAMS GERMANY – by Honda Motor Europe (North) / concept by project Raceboat\” (PODG) a hot title aspirant. While the German team on the final stage, the Isle of man could no longer completely get Grand Prix (IOM GP), its performance potential. After a massive structural damage to the boat in Cowes, a time-consuming repair admitted no more test until a few hours before the departure to the year’s final. As it turned out, the repair had brought a significant change of in driving behavior with which even an exceptional drivers like Mark Niemann could not equalize with his savvy Navigator Ronny Steudel. Nevertheless, PODG was until recently the only international participants in the 225 Horsepower class excellent fourth place in the final ranking of HF4SPS, and you could significantly improve the previous year 2009 clearly meet the goals for the season.

Douglas was awarded the team even after 2007 and 2008 for the third time the award ‘Concours d elegance\”for a Grand Prix in design beautiful and technically the best groomed powerboat of its category. \”This is a great triple! \”A big thanks to this especially our sponsors and partners PROOF DESIGN AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT and RIWAX NEDERLAND for design or maintenance, BARON MARINE with HUMMINBIRD, DE HOEVE MULTIPOWER with OPTIMA BATTERIES and King comfort and racing for the technical refinement and IJSSELSPORT for the excellent service on the HONDA motor\”, as the enthusiastic spokesman of Olaf Ziegs. On 28 and 29 August 2009 was Cowes on the Isle of Wight in the framework of the \”the Cowes powerboat Festival 2009\” also venue for the HF4SPS.

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