FAI World Grand Prix 2010-2011

The FAI World Grand Prix 2010–2011 was the fourth gliding Grand Prix. The 9 qualifying races took place during 2010–2011 worldwide flying season. The qualifying rounds were held all over the world. The Finals were held in Wasserkuppe, Germany from the 23rd to the 30th of July.

FAI World Grand Prix 2010-2011
TypeGliding
Founded2005
CountryGermany Germany
Date23 July – 30 July
Year2011
Season4
AirfieldFlugplatz Wasserkuppe
LocationWasserkuppe
First Giorgio Galetto
Second Sebastian Nägel
Third Peter Hartmann

Due to scheduling conflicts with the European Gliding Championships held in Nitra, Slovakia, from 17–30 July 2011, some pilots couldn't attend the Grand Prix Final. Among others, triple and defending Grand Prix World champion Sebastian Kawa did not attend The Finals, instead he went on to win the European Gliding Championships in the Standard class.

SummaryEdit

Overall resultsEdit

Position CN* Pilot Glider Points
1 CT   Giorgio Galetto Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax 31
2 77   Sebastian Nägel Schleicher ASW 27 25
3 PC   Peter Hartmann Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax 22
4 M6   Uli Schwenk Schleicher ASW 27 20
5 AX   Ivan Novak Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2a 19
6 DID   Didier Hauss Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2cxa 16
7 GT   Carlos Rocca Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax 13
8 PS   David Jansen Schleicher ASW 27 12
9 ALB   Patrick Puskeiler Schempp-Hirth Discus 2a 10
9 VV   Tilo Holighaus Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2ax 10
9 CC   Nicolas Veron Schleicher ASW 27B 10
12 JS   Juha Sorri Schempp-Hirth Discus 9
13 LR   Jean Denis Barrois Schleicher ASW 27B 7
14 M3   Eduard Supersperger Schempp-Hirth Ventus 2b 6
14 MC   Christoph Matkowski Schleicher ASG 29E 6
16 AJ   Alena Netusilova Schleicher ASG 29E 4
17 WS   Aku Jaakola Schleicher ASG 29 1
18 BG   Oli Teronen Schleicher ASW 27 0
18 KOS   Wojciech Kos Schleicher ASG 29E 0

* – competition number

Qualifying racesEdit

Location Country Date Class Winner
St. Moritz   Switzerland 21–29 August 2010 15 metre   Mario Kiessling
Nitra   Slovakia 11–18 September 2010 18 metre   Christoph Matkowski
Santiago   Chile 22–29 January 2011 15 metre   Sebastian Nägel
Lake Keepit   Australia 19–25 March 2011 18 metre   Bruce Taylor
Brasov   Romania 1–8 May 2011 Standard   Tilo Holighaus
Zar   Poland 1–8 May 2011 Club   Sebastian Kawa
Saint-Auban   France 1–8 May 2011 15 metre   Nicolas Veron
Nummela   Finland 22–28 May 2011 Standard   Aku Jaakkola
Cascina del Pesce   Italy 28 May – 5 June 2011 18 metre   Giorgio Galetto

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