UAE Touring Cars/GT. Racing Season Prelude. The Press Day

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So the day that a lot of people have been waiting for has arrived and passed. The Official Press Day for the UAE Motorsport Season! I still can’t get my head around the need to have a press day over two weeks before the actual start to the season, especially when the organisers must know that 90+% of the competitors will either have their car in pieces or not be able to afford the time off from their day to day routines. It is an amatuer event after all!

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Next year why not host it either the week before or at on race day itself and get some interest built in the racing…Any who enough of my pointless rambles and on with the pics – There were thin pickings as expected but some pretty cool cars made their way out onto the steaming hot tarmac.

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Last years giant killer was out again with Mr Adams having slaved away all summer with a very cute forced induction set-up…supercharged whistle anyone?

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Keverne McShine pulled off a Dubai long dream of owning and running his own Radical SR3 – here she is an all her glory! I can just make out the smile from here.

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The first of many ARM run GT3 Cup cars – The weapon of choice in the GT championship I think.

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What more can you say – Black Falcon built BMW! Will be going head to head with the crankandpiston Golf in Class 1 of the touring car champs this year. You could not meet a more proper Gent either than the man behind the wheel…I for one am looking forward to the challenge.

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EVO X from NFSDXB – More to come on this bad boy!

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Pound for pound probably the best racing out on the track – the men with mahoosive balls and the Superbikes.

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Lastly Mr Simmonds out in the NFSDXB SEAT – Class 1 Touring car and baring any issues should have the championship sewn up.

So there you go – Next stop Rd 1 on the 16th…See you all there.

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  1. “Lastly Mr Simmonds out in the NFSDXB SEAT – Class 1 Touring car and baring any issues should have the championship sewn up.”

    You defeatist!

  2. Just too many sick machines!

    DXB Racing Evo X is looking smokin…the Black Falcon BMW is lookin as clean and mean as ever…that (apparently) carbon fibre Radical is plain delishhh…SteveA’s car is looking in excellent shape, Spencer’s car is looking quite mean and purposeful I must say…and so is the DXB Racing SEAT…which wears some incredibly huge front rubber, I might add!

    And of course the brand spanking new 997 GT3 Cup cars…always a benchmark.

    To think that this is only a small h’ors d’ouevre compared to what we’ll be seeing on track this season πŸ˜‰

    I keep forgetting about the guys on the bikes but I’ve always found bike racing to be better than car racing in terms of battles. Need to brush up on my who’s who vis a vis the bikes I think.