Aug 3, 2019: Oman Air have won the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, third event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour, after fending off a final day challenge from arch-rival Alinghi. After being soundly beaten by Ernesto Bertarelli’s Swiss team at the GC32 World Championship in June, this was a sweet return to form for Adam Minoprio and his crew. Next GC32 Racing Tour event at Lake Garda for the Riva Cup, 11-15 September 2019.
GC32 Day 3 Copa del Rey MAPFRE
Aug 2, 2019--Crossed swords between Oman and Switzerland--Some hair-raisingly close crosses between Oman Air and Alinghi summed up just how tight the battle for supremacy is between these two top-flight teams duelling each other at the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, third event of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour. Adam Minoprio might have again steered the Omani boat to three victories from five heats today, but Arnaud Psarofaghis notched up a cleaner set of results to close in on their rivals by a single point on the leaderboard.
GC32 Day 2 Copa del Rey MAPFRE
Aug 1, 2019--Oman Air flies past Alinghi in light airs of Palma--Adam Minoprio and his crew nailed some excellent reaching starts in the stronger winds of the first three races to score a hat trick of bullets in Palma.
See also Day 1 Video Highlights July 31, 2019: Alinghi and Oman Air neck and neck after five full-on races: After a faltering start to day one of the 38 Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Alinghi turned on the afterburners to take the final two races of a full-on, five-heat afternoon in the latest round of the 2019 GC32 Racing Tour in Palma, Mallorca.
GC32 | 38th Copa del Rey MAPFRE, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Jul 31-Aug 4, is the third event in this year's GC32 Tour. The second event was the GC32 World Championship at Lagos, Portugal, June 26-30 (see Best shots video from the GC32 World Championship).
Official website: gc32racingtour.com and results. In overall results the top three teams are currently 1. Alinghi, 2. INEOS Rebels UK, and 3. Oman Air.
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The fourth event on the tour will be Riva del Garda, Italy, September 11 – 15
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