28 Year old Alex Carella accepts his first win of the 2014 F1H2O season at Doha Bay
By Dan Lawrence
Doha Bay March 15th 2014
No sooner then the green flag dropped top contenders were dropping out of the race after only a few laps in what was shaping up to be a race of survival. With Shaun Torrente in a very comfortable lead it would appear that the two team mates had already given into the fact that it would be a one two win with Torrente taking home the gold.
As Carella settled in for what was sure to be a second place finish the canopy lid of his team mate suddenly flew open signaling trouble in the number 2 Qatar team boat opening up the lead which Carella would easily take all the way to the checkered flag.
“I feel sorry for my teammate Shaun today, but really both of us had a great package and it was nice to see we could run up front and control the race for all forty laps,” said Alex. “It’s an important day not only for me but for the whole Qatar Team because winning here is important and it’s a great kickstart for another successful season with the club.”
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