On 5th July, on the first hot day of this summer, at the Lielupe Aquatorium in Jelgava the 3rd round of the Latvian Open Championship took place. UPB Energy powerboat team ranked the 2nd with 462 points in total.
The best results in the respective powerboat classes were achieved by the following UPB Energy team racers: in GT15 powerboat class Uvis Lazarenoks ranked the 1st, in S550 powerboat class, Mārtiņš Bergholcs was the 1st and Raimonds Špacs finished the 2nd. In RN2000 class, UPB Energy pilot Māris Vasiļevskis ranked the 1st, the other UPB Energy pilot Jānis Zarčņevs finished the 2nd in T550 powerboat class. In O350 powerboat class, Oļegs Kutepovs and Ēriks Ķiepe – Kipge finished accordingly the 2nd and the 3rd.
The competition was very fierce in JT250 powerboat class in which 8 racers were participating this time. UPB Energy racer Niklāvs Parolis ranked the 2nd, giving the 1st place to Endija Zaumane from team Mēmeles Sports (Bauska).
Thirty-eight racers took part at the championship round in Jelgava, 12 of them were representing UPB Energy team.