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Old 09-29-2009, 11:28 PM
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Question CIG's Fantastic 1: Not So Fantastic ???

Sept 13th, 2009 P1 News:

Cigarette'’s Evolution entry, The Fantastic 1, have today been penalised 290 points in the Powerboat P1 World Championship standings following a breach of the Series’ power to weight ratio rulings.

Following yesterday’s opening round of the Sicilian Grand Prix of the Sea, an irregularity was found during the post race weigh-in of the #10 Cigarette Smash Poker boat, which found the craft to be underweight. The boat was then weighed a second time for verification purposes and having registered an increase, a further inspection was conducted which revealed that inappropriate and unacceptable methods had been used by the team to alter the weight.

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"inappropriate and unacceptable methods"

Since when is hiding a mechanic in the bilge during a weigh-in unacceptable?
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Must have been a skater hull built for cigarette to race.
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Since when is hiding a mechanic in the bilge during a weigh-in unacceptable?
Is that REALLY what they did? If so, that's hilarious!
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