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top 3 reasons the America’s Cup World Series is important to Oracle Team USA

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Americas Cup World Series Gothenburg

The World Series gives Oracle a chance to size up the competition

Oracle Team USA's team General Manager Grant Simmer shares what the Louis Vuitton World Series means to the America’s Cup Defenders.

Unlike the other teams challenging for the Cup, as the Cup Defenders the American team already has a spot in the America’s Cup Finals in 2017. They aren’t fighting for a place in the finals the way the other teams are, but that doesn’t mean that the World Series races leading up to big event in 2017 are any less important.

In the video below, Oracle Team USA General Manager Grant Simmer says the most important part of the World Series is that it gives them a chance to compete against every single team.

“We do score some points that will affect our score in the qualifiers, but the main thing is to compete against the other teams,” Grant Simmer says.

While Land Rover BAR and Team New Zealand have been doing well, Simmer says that Oracle isn't discounting any of their competitors at this point.

"Clearly BAR and team NZ have been going very well together with us, but frankly all the teams could get up and win a regatta, but we’re not discounting any of the teams, we’re considering them all to be competitors and think we’ll see a mix of results both in the Bermuda [World Series] regatta and next year."

Oracle Team USA General Manager Grant Simmer discusses the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series
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