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America’s Cup World Series – Ainslie Tops Practice Racing

Ben Ainslie and Land Rover Bar topped the Practice racing on Friday in Gothenburg with first and second placings.

Ainslie and Land Rover BAR took the first practice race ahead of Oracle Team USA (Jimmy Spithill) with Emirates Team New Zealand (Peter Burling) third.

In the second race Emirates Team New Zealand won ahead of Land Rover BAR with Groupama Team France (Franck Cammas) in third.

Overall Ainslie finished top with 19 points, second Emirates Team New Zealand with 18 points and third Oracle Team USA with 16 points. Fourth were Groupama Team France, fifth Softbank Team Japan and sixth Artemis Racing.America's Cup World Series - Ainslie Tops Practice Racing

The first races for the second leg of the America’s Cup World Series in Gothnburg are on Saturday 29 August.

by sailweb.co.uk

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