posted on 22/10/2012: 427 views
Dubai will host its first ever Arab Motocross Championship from November 15-16 at the DMX Motocross track in Jebel Ali.
According to a statement from organisers the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), the championship will be held under the auspices of the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based Arab Motorcycle Federation and the patronage of Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The two-day racing series will host over 40 world-class riders from 12 countries at the 1.6km track, and will consist of races across two bike and one quad category.
ATCUAE president Mohammed Ben Sulayem said that regional moto racing can now look forward to a bright future with a calendar of events run to international standards laid down by the FIM, the sport's world governing body.
"As per FIM regulations, the championship complies with the highest international standards of competitive racing that ensure the safety of competitors, spectators, and all others involved,” Ben Sulayem added.
The track, which is designed by Sean Gaugain, is located opposite the Jebel Ali Hotel and Spa, and consists of man-made table tops, step ups, whoops, drop off's, rhythm sections and doubles that enhance the natural surrounding terrain.
The track is sand based and is ripped, rolled, and graded to ensure optimum performance before each race meeting. – Sport 360°
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