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Matador are 2009 TP52 World Champions

Matador trump Quantum Racing on countback to win the TP52 World Championship title after a breathtaking final day which was in the balance right until the final sums were computed.
It could not have been much closer when the Argentine crew on Matador lifted the TP52 World Championship on the waters they call home in Europe, the Bay of Palma, this afternoon.
They lift the ti
tle on countback ahead of the 2008 world champions Quantum Racing (USA) who also finished on 23 points after seven races.
Matador won the final race to match Quantum Racing’s pair of race victories this week, but their three third places trump the American crew's final hand which included two thirds and a fifth.The Roemmers’ team maintain their perfect record in major regattas on these waters. Their triumph at Palma Vela in April with their new boat was the springboard for their season. With owner Alberto Roemmers Jr steering – as he did this week – they won theTP52 class at Copa del Rey in August, as the perfect build up to clinching the class world title today.

TP52 World Championship 2009
- Palma de Mallorca
1. Matador (ARG, Alberto Roemmers), 3+4+8+1+3+3+1= 23 points 

2. Quantum Racing (USA, Terry Hutchinson), 5+1+3+6+4+1+3= 23 points

3. Artemis (SWE, Torbjorn Tornqvist), 8+3+1+2+8+4+4 = 30 points
4. Synergy (RUS, Sergey Pichugin), 2+5+7+7+2+2+5= 30 points

5. Bribón (ESP, Gonzalo Araujo), 7+2+2+3+1+11(DSQ)+9= 35 points
full results.

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