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Super Sunday - ACWS Naples
In the fleet racing championship it was Bruni’s turn to stage the comeback, passing ORACLE TEAM USA SLINGSBY on the final downwind leg for a 33-second victory.
Slingsby, however, delivered the 2012-13 America’s Cup World Series overall championship for ORACLE TEAM USA.
Red Bull Air Show - ACWS Naples 2013
Today’s live broadcast on www.youtube.com/americascup begins at 1430 CEST.
Emirates Team New Zealand becomes third overall leader on third day
Umpire booth footage of collision between ETNZ and Luna Rossa Swordfish
A pair of marquee, in-house rivalries highlight today’s semi finals for the Match Racing Championship at America’s Cup World Series Naples.
The first match pits Luna Rossa Piranha against Luna Rossa Swordfish. The two helmsmen, Chris Draper and Francesco Bruni, have been tabbed to share the helm of Luna Rossa’s AC72 in the upcoming Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series (July 4-Aug. 30), and they know each other’s moves well after a winter of training in New Zealand.
In the other match ORACLE TEAM USA takes on J.P. Morgan BAR. Helmsmen Tom Slingsby and Ben Ainslie are brothers in arms in ORACLE TEAM USA, the defense team in the upcoming 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco (Sept. 7-21), and trained together for America’s Cup World Series Naples.
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Strong performances by ORACLE TEAM USA SLINGSBY and Energy Team along with a jarring collision between Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge were the hallmarks of Day 2 at America’s Cup World Series Naples.