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All Eyes on Portugal as World Match Racing Tour Reaches Halfway Stage
London, UK - 19 June 2011: The ISAF World Match Racing Tour returns to European waters next week for the Portimão Portugal Match Cup where eight of the current top ten teams in the World Championship race will be in contention.
After three stages and three different winners, just 38 points separate current leader Francesco Bruni (ITA) Bruni Racing and Ian Williams (GBR) Team GAC Pindar who lies in tenth place.
A repeat of the epic 2010 Final between the two most recent Portugal Match Cup winners, Peter Gilmour (AUS) YANMAR Racing and Torvar Mirsky (AUS) The Wave Muscat, would add yet more spice to what is shaping up to be a closely fought Championship battle.
Racing will be staged in the Marina of Portimão when racing takes place from June 22-26 and the World Match Racing Tour spoke with Peter Gilmour and Portimão Portugal Match Cup President Justino de Sa Machado to get their thoughts ahead of the action next week.