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Abu Dhabi: Prokop and Quintinalla celebrate victories in Desert Challenge

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 29 March, 2018: Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla completed their paths to victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan today, avoiding any late dramas as the event reached its conclusion after five days of spectacular action. Prokop and co-driver David Pabiska, who started the final leg holding a 15 mins 20secs cars lead, were fourth fastest on the 218-km Abu Dhabi Aviation Stage and won by 13 mins 30.2 secs overall from Poland’s Jakub Przygonski with Belgian Tom Colsoul in a Mini John Cooper. Russia’s two-times Desert Challenge winners...

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Dubai: Radical Sportscars re-appoints GulfSport as UAE dealer

Motor racing specialists GulfSport Racing LLC (www.gulf-sport.com) has been named the exclusive UAE dealer for Radical Sportscars Limited. GulfSport will begin a sales and support program for both new and existing Radical customers throughout the UAE. “We are delighted to appoint GulfSport as our UAE dealer,” said Joe Anwyll, CEO of Radical Sportscars Limited. “Their experience of Radical dates back 18 years to when Martin Hope raced the iconic Radical Clubsport; the car that started the Radical revolution. Their experience, professionalism and technical prowess strengthens our global network of dealers”. “As our customers know, what makes the Radical experience unique is...

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Rally: Sheikh Khalid wins Super Special Spectator Stage of Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 24-29 March 2018 ABU DHABI – Peugeot-Abu Dhabi Racing Team driver and FIA Cross-Country 2WD champion Sheikh Khalid Bin Faisal Al Qassimi ended joint fastest in Saturday’s Super Special Spectator Stage to stamp his class for his title defence at the 2018 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Sheikh Khalid finished the Super Special Spectator Stage over a 1.9km distance on the Yas Marina Circuit with a time of 1 minute, 11.1 seconds to pitch himself as the driver to beat as the rally heads out into the Al Dhafra desert over the next four days. However,...

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Rally: Al Mutawaa to contest PEUGEOT 208 Rally Cup with Abu Dhabi Racing

Abu Dhabi – Abu Dhabi Racing’s Junior Driver Mohamed Al Mutawaa has hailed the support and backing from his team as the youngster eyes for a solid debut at the PEUGEOT 208 Rally Cup that gets under way at the end of the month. The seven-round 2018 PEUGEOT Rally Cup will kick off on March 31 with the Rallye “Terre des Causses” on gravel before the second round is held on asphalt from May 18 to 20. The third round will be held from June 14 to 16 followed by the fourth from July 5 to 7 with the season ending with the “Rallye du Var”...

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MotoGP: Dovizioso claims first thrilling victory of 2018 season at Losail

Opening the season with a sensational last lap performance, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) beat Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) to the line at the Losail International Circuit by just 0.027s, lighting the fuse on 2018 from the very first race. And the ‘Doctor’ Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed the podium, putting in another Sunday stunner from Row 3 of the grid. Frenchman Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) shot off pole position to take the lead into the first corner but there was nothing to split the top ten riders in the opening laps, and it looked as if any...

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