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The Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series event in Gothenburg offers three days full of exciting racing.

The event in Gothenburg starts on Thursday August 27th with an assembly day for the AC45s. Friday 28th is an official tune up and training day for the teams. 

The event in Gothenburg will have four official races, two on Saturday 29th and two on Sunday 30th. On the saturday evening the Gothenburg AC45 Full Moon Foil will also be organised close to Race Village.

On the final day, Super Sunday on August 30th, the two races will count for the double amount of points. The team with the best overall score after the fourth race vill win the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Gothenburg. 

Official Race Schedule - Louis Vuitton America's Cup Gothenburg

August 29th 01.00 pm - 02.30 pm Race 1 & 2, Race Course
August 30th 01.00 pm - 02.30 pm Race 3 & 4, Race Course

Points collected in the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in 2015 & 2016 will count towards the America’s Cup Challenger Series to be held in 2017, to determine a challenger for the America’s Cup.

The challenger will go on to compete against current defender, ORACLE TEAM USA, in the America’s Cup to be held in Bermuda in 2017. They will be competing for the trophy that is the America’s Cup, winner takes all.

 Overall Scoreboard -  Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series

1. Land Rover BAR - 19 points
2. Emirates Team New Zealand - 18 points
3. ORACLE TEAM USA - 16 points
4. Groupama Team France - 13 points
5. SoftBank Team Japan - 13 points
6. Artemis Racing - 11 points

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