Team Abu Dhabi took a big step towards their first world powerboat racing title of the season on Saturday by dominating the opening leg of the Necko Endurance race in Augustow.
Team Abu Dhabi wrapped up their first major powerboat racing title of the season on Sunday as Shaun Torrente, Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate clinched the World Endurance Championships in Augustów, Poland.
Reigning Formula 1 individual champion Shaun Torrente of Team Abu Dhabi and his team-mates Emiratis Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate have the upper hand as they head into the decisive round of the World
The academy’s initiatives are in line with the UAE’s vision to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a premier sporting destination hosting important events, including the annual FBMA International Show Jumping Cup under the name of the Academy.
Owned by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and the mount of Antonio Fresu, the 4-year-old filly has won twice from five starts, most notably the 1600m Emirates Fillies Classic, a Prestige race, on her penultimate start. The dirt debutante and only filly in the race will, however, have to concede weight to her 13 rivals.
Riders competed in five classes with jumps from 70 up to 125 cm. The event showcased speed, precision, and determination wherein riders demonstrated their skills in sync with their prized horses.
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the UAE continues to raise its performance in international endurance
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, watched on Saturday the main 119km race of Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Cup Festival at Dubai International Endurance City.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended the main race of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Endurance Festival at the Dubai International Endurance City in Seih Al Salam on Saturday.