Breaking: Bartek Marszalek on pole for the F1H2O GP of Indonesia
Sunday, February 26:The Kopiko Grand Prix of Indonesia on Lake Toba is currently in the midst of hectic racing action on Sunday
- Sunday, February 26: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente came off this morning’s Qualifying session thinking he had taken his 11th career pole only to find out minutes later that the U.I.M. officials determined he had short cutted the race circuit with seconds remaining to lay down the fast time of the morning. After video review his fast lap was thrown out giving nine year veteran Bartek Marszalek his first ever pole with a time of 58.21 seconds, less than 4/100th’s faster than Torrente and will the field of 20 drivers from 12 countries for the first of two back to back 20 minute sprints for the Kopiko Grand Prix of Indonesia.
- Following the strong winds that forced the postponement of BRM Qualifying on Saturday afternoon, qualifying was rescheduled for Sunday morning and has been reduced to one crucial 45-minute session to determine Pole Position Trophy points and the starting order for the race. There will be no warm-up session in the schedule.
- The 2023 Kopiko Grand Prix of Indonesia will then fire into life at the earlier time of noon (06.00 CET) on Sunday after race officials were warned of a similar weather forecast for tomorrow afternoon.
- There will now be two shorter races, the first starting at noon and the second starting, as per the original schedule, at 15.00hrs in the presence of Joko Widodo, the President of the Republic of Indonesia.