Typhoo prove the surprise package on day one in Cardiff
After qualifying fastest in the morning the Typhoo crew of John Donnelly and Kevin Hunt took advantage of their pole position to turn in two outstanding performances in the heats that are a characteristic at the bay.
Hot on their heels are the Newport pairing of James Norvill and Charlie Parsons-Young, the defending Grand Prix of the Sea champions who cheered the Welsh crowd on a blustery afternoon by recording a victory and a second place in their two heats.
Further down the field, Arthur J Gallagher experienced a frustrating day and find themselves in ninth place after missing a mark.
Just the one point separated Championship challengers Flying Panther and Pertemps who will resume battle tomorrow when racing commences at 11.30am.
Crowds lining the bay tomorrow will enjoy further heats and a P1 SuperStock final at 2.30pm.
Typhoo – 60points
GD Environmental – 54points
Flying Panther – 52points
Pertemps – 51points
Allam Marine – 44points
Visit Wales – 41points
Pickfords – 40points
Lycamobile – 38points
Arthur J Gallagher – 37points
New Wave Racing – 36points
Quantum Racing – 28points