SEA-DOO RACERS WIN 11 IJSBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
- RXP-X model wins premier Pro GP world title for eighth straight year
- Mohammed Burbayea wins second consecutive Pro World Championship on RXP-X
- Sea-Doo SPARK racing proves to be fastest growing racing classes.
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, USA - The Sea-Doo RXP-X continues to make history with Kuwait’s Mohammed Burbayea claiming the 2018 Pro GP IJSBA world championship. Burbayea showed incredible closed course prowess riding the Sea-Doo RXP-X to the model’s eighth consecutive IJSBA Pro GP championship. Sea-Doo RXP-X riders also collected championships in Pro Superstock and Pro Limited. Waleed Alsharshani of Qatar claimed his first Pro Superstock win joining Denmark’s Marcus Jorgensen who won Pro Limited and Pro Slalom as X-TEAM world champions.
The Sea-Doo X-TEAM contingent from Thailand led the way in the fast growing Sea-Doo SPARK classes at the 37th IJSBA World Finals. Supak Settura earned the Pro/Am 1100 Open world title as teammate Permpon Teerapatpanich claimed the Pro/Am 1100 Stock world championship. Thai riders also included Teerapat Meechai collecting two world championships, in amateur stock and super stock, with Tossawanon Phuearphong joining him with a win in 1100 Limited. Yuki Francois claimed her first championship leading the hotly contested Pro Womens 1100 class aboard her Sea-Doo SPARK.
The Sea-Doo X-TEAM world championship legacy continues to grow with Sea-Doo leading all manufacturers with 11 World Titles and 47 podium finishes*. The Sea-Doo RXP-X racers added more world championships to the trophy case and the Sea-Doo SPARK is bringing the next generation of watercraft racers to the sport. BRP congratulates the X-TEAM riders from around the world on their championship winning success and says, ‘thank you’ to all of those behind the racers including family, team members, and sponsors. Winning is at the core of the performance Sea-Doo Life.
RACING CLASS WORLD CHAMPION
Pro Runabout GP Mohammed Burbayea - Kuwait
Pro Runabout Super Stock Waleed Alsharshani – Qatar
Pro Runabout Limited Marcus Jorgensen – Denmark
Pro Runabout Slalom Marcus Jorgensen – Denmark
Pro/Am Runabout 1100 Stock Permpon Teerapatpanich - Thailand
Pro/Am Runabout 1100 Open Supak Settura - Thailand
Womens Runabout 1100 Stock Yuki Francois – Brussels
Amateur Runabout 1100 Super Stock Teerapat Meechai - Thailand
Amateur Runabout 1100 Limited Tossawanon Phuearphong - Thailand
Amateur Runabout 1100 Stock Teerapat Meechai - Thailand
Novice Runabout Naturally Aspirated Stock Eduardo Lopez - Paraguay
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* Excludes stand-up watercraft classes.