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

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

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Americas Cup Oracle Bermuda

The World Series is a trial for the main event

The upcoming World Series event in Bermuda is a good trial for the America's Cup in 2017, but Oracle Team USA General Manager Grant Simmer says it's more for the logistics of running the event and seeing it all come together – and to feel the growing excitement felt in the island nation.

"There's a lot of excitement for the event," Simmer says. "We really see Bermuda getting behind the event and virtually for the whole island to get involved."

But as far as if the Bermuda World Series will show competitors what the Cup will be like, he says, "It will be a different boat, different course and a different style of racing."

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