Tracy Hawkins of the Tri-County Marine team won the first place in the F1 Champ Manchanel 2016, which was held for the first time in Mexico.
The award was held in the Municipal Garden of the port was headed by Governor Jose Ignacio Peralta Sánchez, who pointed out that he never had any doubt that this international event was going to be a resounding success and anticipated that this competition of races of Formula 1 of boats Will be already part of the great liking of Colima and Manzanillo.
We want this competition to be here with us every year and that is something that will consolidate and position tourism in this important destination of the state that is Manzanillo precisely at the beginning of the month of December of every year.
He also thanked all those who made possible this international event: the organizers, but especially the thousands of spectators who gathered in this place, which shows that Manzanillo is the place clearly indicated for major international events such as this was the F1 Champion Manzanillo 2016.
The international event that took place from December 2 to 4 in the facilities of the Cruise Pier, counted on the final day with more than 18 thousand attendees, among fans of the state, as well as entities from Jalisco, Michoacán, Nayarit , Guanajuato, among others.
In addition to the first place, the second place was awarded, American pilot Chris Fairchild of the Mercury / Sport Marine team, as well as the Canadian Rusty Wyatt Team Canada Racing, who won the third place.
Formula One driver and sports commentator Jorge Javier Koechlin Von Stein and the CEO of ProNaútica and President of the F1 Champ Boat Series for Mexico, Ernesto Rodríguez Godínez agreed to point out that this is a pioneering event that marks history for Mexico and for Manzanillo.
They also emphasized that both the organizers and the authorities of the state of Colima, such as Governor Ignacio Peralta and the Secretary of Tourism, César Castañeda, have taken a risk by bringing this event that was a success. We thank each of the attendees who have been part of this great event that was the Cham Boat Series, the Grand Prix of Manzanillo.
For his part, the Secretary of Tourism, César Castañeda Vázquez del Mercado said that Manzanillo is capable of celebrating one of the best events that have been held in Mexico.
We have given extraordinary results to those who believed and those who did not, today we are sharing the results and success in how we congratulate the people of Manzanilla for having allowed this great event to be held and enjoyed, but above all to appropriate and see how Manzanillo Will become the Mexican capital of F1 high-speed boats, he concluded.