F1H20 Grand Prix of Portugal driver Marit Stromoy leads the field


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'Marit Stromoy of Team Nautica - F1H20 Powerboat Grand Prix of Portugal 2011' UIM F1 H2O World Championship ?
F1H20 Powerboat Grand Prix of Portugal 2011 was held in Portim?o, located in the district of Faro in the region of Algarve, during 21st and 22nd May. Racing drivers in international competition who just happen to be women are not known for going out and earning pole positions in any form of motor sports, at least not yet. Well, until, last month that is, at the Grand Prix of Portugal, when one Marit Stromoy of Team Nautica shocked the racing world when she put her brand new BABA Italian built boat ahead of 16 other drivers (all male) to lead


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