Oracle Clinches America's Cup World Series Event

The Oracle crew does a lot of training right here in San Diego Bay

Monday, Jul 2, 2012  |  Updated 8:14 AM PDT
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Oracle Racing Hits the Water

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Racing CEO Russell Coutts (L) and skipper James Spithill at ORACLE Racing team headquarters on February 21 in San Francisco.

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The Oracle, which does a lot of training right here in San Diego Bay, won the inaugural America's Cup World Series event.

Skipper Jimmy Spithill has clinched the inaugural America's Cup World Series season championship by taking second place in both the match racing and fleet racing in the sixth and final regatta of the season, which ended Sunday.

Spithill also claimed the overall season fleet racing championship, while Sweden's Artemis Racing won the inaugural season's match racing championship.

The 2012-13 ACWS season begins in August in San Francisco.

The 34th America's Cup will be held in San Francisco in 2013.

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