Sami Seliö

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Sami Seliö

Born 5 of may 1975 in Lohja, Finland
Married with Marjo Seliö
Children 2 girls 1 boy. Sofiia 2006, Stella 2008, Sisu 2011
Lives in Tenerife, Canarias, Spain. House also in Helsinki, Finland.
Favorite food – Good Italian pizza and hamburgers.
Favorite drink – Cola and Mad-Croc.
Hobbies – Diving, Badminton, Training,
Motto – Racing is life

Uran kohokohdat

1987 – First raceboat (Junior class SJ-15, which his father developed),
1990 – Finish champion in junior class team event,
1991 – Moved to F4 class in the age of 16, the youngest in the class ever,
1992 – 1996 F4 class races in Finland and world championship,
1996 – F4 class, 3rd in World Championship,
1997 – Testing and practicing with F3 class boat,
1998 – F1 class, 6/8 races, 9th in World Championship and rookie of the year,
1999 – 11th in World Championship, first time in podium 3rd in Istanbul,
2000 – 15th in World Championship, factory driver of Johnson Turkey,
2001 – 9th in World Championship, second in Malaysia,
2002 – 11th in World Championship, second in Portugal,
2003 – 10th in World Championship, Moved back to Mercury engines.
2004 – 5th in World Championship, 2005 – 2nd in World Championship, Best Powerboat driver in Scandinavia.
2006 – 8th in World Championship,
2007 – F1 World Champion, Best Powerboat driver in Scandinavia.
2008 – 2nd in World Championship, Best Powerboat driver in Scandinavia.
2009 – 3rd in World championship, Pole Position Champion
2010 – F1 World Champion, 2nd in Pole Position Champion
2011 – 7th in World Championship, 6th in Pole Position Champion
2012 – 4th in World Championship, 2nd in Pole Position Champion
2013 – 4th in World Championship, 2nd in Pole Position Champion
2014 - 4th in F1H2O World Championship - 5th in Pole Position Champion
2015 - 7th in F1H2O World Championship - 2nd in Pole Position Champion
2016 - 3rd in F1H2O World Championship - 5th in Pole Position Champion