FIA: ATC UAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem Elected Vice President of the FIA MENA region

FIA: ATC UAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem Elected Vice President of the FIA MENA region

Dec 9th 2017 – Concluding the successful Annual General Assembly of the FIA in Paris, France, ATCUAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem has been elected Vice President of the FIA for the MENA region and a member of the World Motor Sport Council Membership.

This election is the culmination of years of work by Mohammed Ben Sulayem and his pioneering work to develop motorsports in the Middle East region.

Mohammed Ben Sulayem leads the ATCUAE team who manage all of the marshals for the Etihad Airways Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix each year with over 700 marshals ensuring the safety of the event. ATCUAE is contracted by the Yas Marina Circuit to manage the motorsport element of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix each year. The safe and successful delivery of the event is paramount to the ATCUAE’s mission.

Ben Sulayem also oversees international events such as the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge and the Dubai International Baja, which are internationally recognised desert rallies that challenge even the toughest drivers and riders. The logistics alone for these events are demanding. However, the safety of the event is what makes them shine with on-the-ground staff ensuring competitors’ safety around every turn.

As a champion himself, Ben Sulayem understands the challenges of his role. “I have always prioritized safety and innovation and I look forward to bringing that to my new role with the FIA,” said Ben Sulayem in a statement. “It’s a new challenge, but I am honoured to have been elected and excited for the new role.”

In addition to the international events managed under the supervision of Mohammed Ben Sulayem, he has also pioneered innovative motorsport education such as the e-learning platform offered by ATCUAE to a global motorsport community.

Under the leadership of Mohammed Ben Sulayem, the Formula 4 has launched in the UAE as well as the Emirates Desert Championship. Both are designed to help feed new talent into more difficult competitions in a pyramid schematic, which has been the approach of FIA President Jean Todt throughout his terms as president.

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50 minutes ago

F1

How cool is this?! 😮😍
Drone footage of the new MCL35 - McLaren 👏👏👏
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Just highlights how gash that new final complex is at Barcelona They should go back to the original last 2 corners for better opportunities to overtake after the final turn

Been thinking about why not f1 and others have integrated this yet? Helicopter shots are great but this is another necessary dimension.

Really amazing footage, specially at low speed corners at the chicane.. wow !!

A Drone faster than a MCL 🤔 2020 won't be a good year for McLaren..

SUCH a cool shot! I want more of this!!! That poor McLaren was really waiting on the drone though! 😂

I would love to build a copter that can easily keep up with F1 and shoot proper vid. If someone covers the costs that is 😉

Drone shots would be good, but what happens when the signal fails and the drone drops on the track. Or theres a mechanical fault and the drone drops on track. Or the battery runs out and the drone drops on track.

That should be a sport! Drones racing around an F1 circuit. Did you see that cornering?

We need this type of footages live on race days. "Wheel to wheel" battles might look cool from this angles...

How can a drone keep up with an F1 engine? It's the most advanced technology in the history of the planet...comon...

Fantastic, it would be nice if it were broadcast like that. how exciting that sound. Beautiful MacLaren, and that sound, it's really good to hear

More impressed at the skills of the drone pilot 😂

That needs to be how they cover the races on television. That is spectacular and definitely entertaining.

Carlos driving the McLaren...maybe Lando is driving the drone🤔. McLaren's children are still playing, for sure😃

I vote for drone cameras for the starting grid for lights out!

Think the drone was beyond track limits there...

Ive been flying drones over Open Wheelers for 3 years now. Just finished TRS 2020. We've done both live stream and record for post shows.

Is this a preview of "Formula Drone"

This make it looks slow... keep copter view when skyview is needed

Be great if they added this as a live camera on race weekends

Wow! Would be great if they add this view while broadcasting.

How is this drone keeping up with the speed of a F1 car?! 😮🧐

Paint that Halo BLUE!

Is it just me or is does the power unit sound different to last year?

quickest through those corners equals success at Monaco according to the Sky pundits

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2 hrs ago

24H Series

VORTEX V8 will be joning us again this season! The French team that build their own cars will be joining multiple races this season. The team will join with their Vortex Light V8's at:

🇮🇹: 1x 12H Monza,
🇵🇹: 1x 24H Portimao,
🇫🇷: 2x 9H Paul Ricard,
🇪🇸: 2x 24H Barcelona and
🇮🇹: 2x 12H Imola

Great news coming from France!

#thisisendurance #24HSERIES #12hmonza #24HPORTIMAO #9hpaulricard #24hbarcelona #12himola #24hseries2020
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VORTEX V8 will be joning us again this season! The French team that build their own cars will be joining multiple races this season. The team will join with their Vortex Light V8s at:

🇮🇹: 1x 12H Monza,
🇵🇹: 1x 24H Portimao,
🇫🇷: 2x 9H Paul Ricard,
🇪🇸: 2x 24H Barcelona and
🇮🇹: 2x 12H Imola

Great news coming from France! 

#thisisendurance #24hseries #12HMONZA #24HPORTIMAO #9HPAULRICARD #24HBARCELONA #12HIMOLA #24HSeries2020

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Great news! This little pretty car is a nice presence in series 👍

2 hrs ago

MotoGP

🇯🇵 Suzuki starts from maiden pole!
💢 Sasaki tangles with Garcia!
🔝 Arbolino edges ahead!

Watch the eventful early exchanges as #Moto3 arrived at Misano in 2019!

#SanMarinoGP 🇸🇲
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Tutondele papa a foto diaku diambote

nice

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