Captivated by the adrenaline of speed and expertise needed to get the best out of a boat like the P1 Panther, the ‘NEXA P1 Powerboat Indian Grand Prix of the Seas’ will feature the best pilots and navigators over the race weekend to be held at Mumbai’s picturesque Marine Drive.
Witnessing the competition from start to podium is bound to be an exhilarating experience for the audience with these premier powerboating personnel in the fray.
Let’s get to know them a little…
Born on 24th April, 1984, Sam Coleman is a Welsh pilot who was introduced to the sport by his sister, Daisy Coleman. The sibling duo was crowned the P1 UK Champion after finishing on the podium in every event. Also, having participated in Motocross and triathlons, Sam will bring his vast experience to NEXA P1 Powerboat.
A navigator from Wales, Daisy Coleman is the younger sister of pilot Sam Coleman. Born on 8th December, 1986, Daisy won the P1 SuperStock Championship with brother Sam in 2016. A self-confessed adrenaline junkie and an army veteran, she will be a frontrunner come NEXA P1 Powerboat with her adaptable style.
Born on December 1st, 1983, CS Santosh is an Indian pilot who will be making his powerboating debut at NEXA P1 Powerboat Indian Grand Prix of the Seas. He had a knack for motor-based sport since childhood and found his calling in off-roading. In 2015, he became the first Indian to complete the Dakar Rally- the most testing event in motorsport history. He will be a treat to watch with his fluid and smooth style.
Martin Robinson was born on September 19th, 1971. Robinson's debut appearance was in 2013. With his tactical and calculative style, it didn't take long for Robinson to prove his mettle at Powerboat racing. He finished 2nd in British P1 SuperStock Championship with IFX Racing in 2014, and the following year, he set a PB by finishing overall first in P1 SuperStock Championship with Flying Panther.