Winning streak ends

Out on the Hauraki Gulf James Boyd watches GBR Challenge drop a race to the immaculate OneWorld

Tuesday October 29th 2002, Author: James Boyd, Location: Australasia
Louis Vuitton Cup challenger series - Round Robin 2 - flights three and four

Overview

Due to the large number of race days lost, two flights were to be held today on shortened courses.

Flight 3

Winner Loser Delta
OneWorld USA67 GBR Challenge GBR70 1:05
Prada ITA74 Le Defi Areva FRA69 1:04
Alinghi SUI64 Mascalzone Latino ITA72 2:11
Victory Challenge Orm SWE63 Stars & Stripes USA66 0:13

Off: Oracle BMW Racing

Overall results after flight 3

Pos Syndicate Raced Alinghi OneWorld Oracle Team DC GBR Prada Victory M Latino Le Defi Total Overall
1 Alinghi 3 W: 0:27 W: 2:11 W: 5:54 3 10
2 OneWorld 3 L: 0:27 W: 1:05 W: 4:01 2 9
4 Oracle 2 L: 1:55 W: 2:40 1 6
7 Team DC 3 L: 0:46 L: 0:41 L: 0:13 0 4
5= GBR 2 L: 1:05 W: 0:46 1 5
3 Prada 3 W: 1:55 W: 0:41 W: 1:04 3 7
5= Victory 2 W: 0:13 W: 1:19 2 5
8 M Latino 3 L 2:11 L: 4:01 L: 2:40 0 1
9 Le Defi 3 L: 5:54 L: 1:04 L: 1:19 0 0

Flight 4

Le Defi Areva and Prada opted not to race in their second matches of the day due to gear failure. Then later Stars & Stripes pulled out of their race against Oracle due to a problem with their port hydraulic sheet lead. This resulted in a protest (see page 3)

See our reports from the race course on the following pages...


Winner Loser Delta
Victory Challenge Orn SWE Mascalzone Latino ITA72 1:17

Overall results after flight 4

Pos Syndicate Raced Alinghi OneWorld Oracle Team DC GBR Prada Victory M Latino Le Defi Total Overall
1 Alinghi 3 W: 0:27 W: 2:11 W: 5:54 3 10
2 OneWorld 3 L: 0:27 W: 1:05 W: 4:01 2 9
4= Oracle 2 L: 1:55 W: 2:40 1 6
7 Team DC 3 L: 0:46 L: 0:41 L: 0:13 0 4
5 GBR 2 L: 1:05 W: 0:46 1 5
3 Prada 3 W: 1:55 W: 0:41 W: 1:04 3 7
4= Victory 3 W: 0:13 W: 1:17 W: 1:19 3 6
8 M Latino 4 L 2:11 L: 4:01 L: 2:40 L: 1:17 0 1
9 Le Defi 3 L: 5:54 L: 1:04 L: 1:19 0 0

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