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Americas Cup Races Postponed Due To High Winds

RACES POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY

Americas Cup challenger series races scheduled for today have been postponed until tomorrow due to strong wind gusts.

Westerly winds of more than 25 knots have registered on the race course. Gusts of 40 knots are expected in this afternoon with heavy rain squalls. Tomorrow the wind should decrease to 15 knots.

The postponment offers Young America and Nippon challenger Azura an extra day to get their yachts and teams back to race fitness.

Young America should have been racing their second boat USA 58 today, whilst Nippon Challenge managed to set up a new mast during the night.

RESULTS AFTER DAY FOUR OF ROUND ROBIN 2 (4 points per win)
22 pts - ITA 45 (Luna Rossa)
20 pts - USA 49 (AmericaOne)
16 pts - USA 53 (Young America)*
14 pts - USA 51 (America True)
13,5 pts - JPN 44 (Asura)
12,5 pts - USA 55 (Stars & Stripes)
12 pts - USA 54 (Abracadabra 2000)
9 pts - ESP 47 (Bravo Espana)**
8 pts - SUI 59 (be hAPpy)
6 pts - FRA 46 (6eme Sens)
1 pt - AUS 31 (Young Australia 2000)
*Young America was penalized of one race.
**Bravo Espana was not racing yesterday as per calendar.

THE RACING TOMORROW - RACE 5 of Round Robin two
1st Match Prada Challenge vs Spanish Challenge
2nd Match Team Dennis Conner vs Nippon Challenge
3rd Match Le Defi vs Young America
4th Match America True vs Abracadabra 2000
5th Match Young Australia 2000 vs FAST2000
NOT RACING AmericaOne

THE WEATHER TOMORROW
SW winds, 20-25 knots. Mainly sunny and colder.

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