30th of November 2006, Brazil, The 2006 Brazilan Formula Grand Prix

Day 2 - minute after minute

by Bruno
18:04 | Tomorrow we will have a late start: 11 skippersmeeting, 12 first possible start, 3 races sheduled

18:03 | no more races today

18:02 | rest of race 7: 5, 3333, 415, 50

18:01 | provisional results after 7 races, 2 discards: GONZALO COSTA HOEVEL - VITOR MELO - FABIO MELO - PAULO DOS REIS - WILHELM SCHURMANN -MARCO BEGALLI - GABRIEL BROWNE



17:57 | Finish race 7: ARG 3, BRA 2497, BRA 74, BRA 9999, BRA 25,


17:56 | followed by 1, 2004, 717

17:54 | followed by 5, 415, 3333, 50

17:54 | Mark 2, second time around: no changes: ARG 3, BRA 2497, BRA 74, BRA 9999, BRA 25,......

17:49 | Mark 1, second time around: ARG 3, BRA 2497, BRA 74, BRA 9999, BRA 25,


17:48 | Mark 3: ARG 3, BRA 74, BRA 2497, BRA 9999, BRA 25

17:47 | 717, 2, 1= papa browne,

17:46 | followed by 5, 2004 , 50

17:45 | Mark 2: ARG 3, BRA 74, BRA 2497, BRA 25, BRA 9999, ITA 415, BRA 3333

17:40 | Mark 1: ARG 3, BRA 74, BRA 2497, ITA 415,

17:35 | clean start

17:28 | 5 minutes up

17:24 | 12 minutes to the startprocedure

16:36 | Small problem with Nelson (BRA 7171) who cut his foot on his fin arriving on the beach after race 6. A lot of blood, nurses, ambulance,.....
Let's hope it's not to bad but this event is over for him.

16:36 | start of course

16:35 | Lunchtime..next strat at 14h00 = in on ehour

16:34 | next are BRA 3333, BRA 50, BRA 7171

16:33 | The battle is on between Marco and Wilhelm for the 5th place...

16:30 | Finish race #6: ARG 3 after 17 minutes and 56 seconds racing, followed by BRA 25, BRA 2497, ITA 415, BRA 999

16:28 | followed by ....BRA 3333,BRA 7171, BRA 717,...

16:27 | 16:24 | Mark 2 second round: ARG 3, BRA 2497, BRA 25, BRA 999, ITA 415, BRA 50,


16:24 | Mark 1 second roubd: ARG 3, BRA 2497, BRA 25, BRA 999, ITA 415, BRA 50,

16:23 | Marco shooses teh left side of th eupwind the rest i sonthe right...

16:22 | 50, 3333

16:22 | 25, 2497, ITA, 999

16:21 | Mark 3: Gonzalo

16:19 | Mark 2: BRA 2497, ARG 3, BRA 25, ITA, 999, 50, 3333, 7171, 717,....


16:19 | gabriel browne


16:19 | followed by begalli, shurmann

16:17 | mark 1: BRA 2497, ARG 3, BRA 25,

16:15 | Shurmann and Dos Reis opted for the right side of the course, the rest is left

16:14 | clean start at 12h37

16:12 | 1 minute

16:10 | startprocedure is underway...

16:09 | AP down

16:04 | AP is up on the startboat, they are moving the startline

16:03 | lay out is not terrible, sorry...

15:53 | Results race 5
1,0 BRA 74 FABIO MELO
2,0 BRA 999 WILHELM SCHURMANN
3,0 BRA 2497 VITOR MELO
4,0 BRA 3333 PAULO DOS REIS
5,0 BRA 50 GABRIEL BROWNE
6,0 ITA 415 MARCO BEGALLI
7,0 ARG 3 GONZALO COSTA HOEVEL
8,0 BRA 25 LUCAS FELICIO FIUZA
9,0 BRA 7171 NELSON OLIVEIRA
10,0 BRA 717 TARSO MELO
11,0 BRA 17 MARCILIO BROWNE
12,0 BRA 5 MATHIAS PINHEIRO
13,0 BRA 65 RICARDO CARVALHO
14,0 BRA 87 ANDRÉ NASSER SANTOS
15,0 BRA 37 CARLOS PETRONE FILHO
16,0 BRA 36 MARCIO PETRONE
17,0 BRA 2 GEORGE REBELLO
18,0 BRA 878 MÔNICA VERAS
21,0 BRA 2004 MARCELO HOLANDA
21,0 BRA 957 WELLINGTON MOURA


15:52 | AP has been lowered meanwhile and the next start is in 15 minutes

15:29 | Yep, Gonzalo kept on going, not realising that it was straight to the finish after mark 3. Paolo and Lukas followed teh leader.....with catastrofic results


15:29 | It looks like the top 3 made a wrong choice or forgot the course...

15:28 | 2497, 3333, 50, 415, ARG 3

15:28 | 999

15:26 | Finish race #5: BRA 74 !!!,....

15:24 | BRA 74 takes the right side of the course towards the finish...

15:24 | Mark 3: BRA 3333, Arg 3, BRA 74

15:23 | and ... 7171, 1??,

15:22 | folloed by 25, 2497, 999, 50, ITA 415

15:21 | Mark @: BRA 3333, Arg 3, BRA 74

15:19 | Mark 1: Gonzalo, Paolo, Fabio, Lucas,

15:16 | Gonzalo tacked first towards mark nr 1

15:16 | 25, 99, 50



15:14 | Mark3 arg 3, bra 74, bra 3333

15:09 | Mark 2: BRA 74, ARG 3, 3333, 25, 99

15:05 | Clean start at 11h31

15:02 | 5 minute flag is flying

14:51 | wind around 15-16 knots

14:41 | The course is set, AP just went down, Wind 12-15 knots, 1.5 meters wave.....

14:03 | For those who forgot how good the Ceara Worlds 2001 where have a look at a small video in the video/galeria department of www.abws.com.br
See Antoine, Kevin, Wojtek, Dorotha and many others....

14:01 | Good Morning from Fortaleza. A quiet night (for most of the competitors) with a decreasing swell, only 2 meters left.... The wind dropped to 15 knots and races are announced for 11h30, 12h30 and 14h00. The RC justleft the harbour and is setting the course close to the beach

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