Monte Carlo, Monaco - For the 10th consecutive year, the world's best powerboat and Aquabike racers joined forces for the sport's biggest Night of the year when the Union Internationale Motonautique’s World Champions & Awards Giving Gala was held at the Sporting Monte-Carlo, Monaco on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Organised and staged by the UIM, the star-studded ceremony is an annual occasion that recognises the feats and achievements of the fastest men and women on water as well as the young stars of the future. The day culminated with a glamorous Gala dinner and the presentation of the trophies to the 2018 UIM World Champions. The event was attended by representatives of the Monaco Government, of the IOC, International Sport Federations and by distinguished guests from the World of Sport, Business and Entertainment. Kevin Reiterer was awarded by UIM for his achievements of the 2018 racing season. Under the presence of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Victory Team racer was presented with his World Champion trophy. Awarded by UIM NA President of the UAE and chairman of Victory Team. Mr Huraiz Almur Bin Huraiz was very pleased with the achievements of the Austrian and the UAE Powerboating Team. Victory Team success was outstanding in their first year of competing in the Aquabike division. Team Principal Christopher Wilkinson, is looking forward to start their 2019 campaign as successful as they left the racing in the previous year.