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Qatar Team’s Torrente, Carella Get Set Up in Brazil

In less than three days, American Shaun Torrente and two-time defending F1 H2O World Champion Italian Alex Carella of Italy will line up in the No. 1 and No. 2 Qatar Team boats for the inaugural Grand Prix of Brazil on Lake Paranoá in the country’s capital city, Brasilia.

Led by drivers Alex Carella and Shaun Torrente, the Qatar Team hopes to start the 2013 F1 H2O season strong in Brazil. Photo by Flavia TorrenteLed by drivers Alex Carella and Shaun Torrente, the Qatar Team hopes to start the 2013 F1 H2O season strong in Brazil. All photos courtesy of Flavia Torrente

The team enjoyed a day of set up and media interaction on Wednesday before getting more serious heading into the weekend. Torrente’s wife, Flavia, was on hand and sent speedonthewater.com a handful of images from the day’s activities (see below).

From qualifying to the finale, all of the weekend competition can be followed at f1h2o.com, including the live world feed television broadcast of the qualifying and the Grand Prix. Qualifying on June 1 will take place at 2 p.m. EST and the Grand Prix of Brazil is scheduled for 10 a.m. EST on June 2.

Check speedonthewater.com for more behind-the-scenes updates provided by Torrente, who is representing speedonthewater.com with a cool sticker on his racing helmet.

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The Qatar Team boats are ready for testing on Lake Paranoá in Brasilia. The Qatar Team has its own equipment lockers within the designated race pit. Torrente is sporting a speedonthewater.com sticker on his racing helmet in Brazil.
The Qatar Team crew prepares to unload the boats and other equipment from the shipping crates. The entire Qatar Team poses for a picture for the F1 H2O media crew. Carella and Torrente discuss some race strategy on Wednesday.

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