XCAT Xiamen Grand Prix officially cancelled

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The XCAT Xiamen Grand Prix has now been officially cancelled.

Xiamen in China was due to stage 2 UIM XCAT World Championship races next weekend that would have constituted rounds 9 and 10 of the 2018 Championship, however the local promoter cancelled at the last minute.

The final XCAT date on the official UIM calendar is in Dubai over 29 November – 1 December, the official word from the XCAT organisers. It remains as planned.

If the 2 race UAE event does go ahead, it will set-up the contest between Championship leaders, Team Abu Dhabi 4’s Shaun Torrente and Faleh Al-Mansoori battling it out against the local heroes, Nadir Bin Hendi and Arif Saif Al-Zafeen in Dubai Police.

An arresting prospect.

2018 UIM XCAT World Championship – positions after race 8
1. Team Abu Dhabi 4 213pts
2. Dubai Police 3 204pts
3. Team Abu Dhabi 5 184pts
4. Team Australia 8 162pts
5. 222 Offshore 10 159pts
6. HPI 96 97pts
7. Kuwait 17 93pts
8. New Star 9 91pts
9. Venus Bali/Viniexsport/Pastamato 46 81pts
10. Yacht Club Como 20 79pts
11. Videx/Ribot 22 65pts
12. Swecat Racing 2 46pts
13. Maritimo 12 0pts