Participants in action at the Yas Super Street Challenge.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Across an incredible season of on-track action, the 2022 Yas Super Street Challenge came to a thrilling conclusion to begin the holy month of Ramadan at Yas Marina Circuit, with new winners crowned over the final weekend of action at the region’s home of motorsport.
With 6 categories up for grabs entering the final round of the season, Fadi Tawfik Tamour continued his winning streak to finish atop the podium in the 4x4 category following his 3-season wins across the 4-round competition.
In the Outlaw categories, Jasim Al Jasim was crowned as the King of Street Champion in the Outlaw V6 category following his two-victory season, with Saeed Ali Al Falasi taking the crown in the Outlaw V8 category after an impressive streak of podium-earning performances throughout the 2022 competition.
In the Index leagues, new winners emerged with Naser Adel Aly Ghanem, and Akram Khalili Rashidy taking first place in the Index 9.0 and 10.0 races respectively in the final round. In the Index 11.0 section, Hajji Humaid Al Kaabi returned to the top of the podium to finish the season with two victories in the category.
There was also a return to form for Ghayda Hussain Essmail, as the former 4x4 champion finished the season with the Super Street 4x4 Quickest Time while Saeed Sultan Al Neyadi finished the season as the Super Street 4x4 Best Top Speed winner for his unmatched speed on track in the 2022 season.
Dubai Autodrome has launched a new course to help the next generation of drivers in the UAE gain valuable competitive on-track experience and enhance science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) learning as part of its DAKA programme.
Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas, Germany’s Stefan Hagin and Finland’s Sami Selio were each disqualified from the final round of the 2022 series for engine infringements following post-race technical checks.
The oldest motorsport event in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Dubai International Baja, is set to make an exciting return next month as World Cup Rallying comes to the UAE with a modern twist.
For the first time ever, Dubai’s Offroad-Zone brought dozens of motorists together for an action-packed day of four-wheel-drive adventures to celebrate International Off-Road Day in Sharjah on Saturday.
Held under the theme ‘Limitless Abilities’ and organized by the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), the NAS Sports Tournament is the biggest event of its kind in terms of participation and prize money, and has been held every year in the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013 at the iconic Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex.
Sheikh Mohammed said in a welcoming speech to the official booklet of the tournament: "We are pleased to welcome our honourable guests participating in the twenty-seventh launch of the Dubai World Cup. This global event that embodies within it the noble values of equestrian and its knights who come from all countries of the world to compete for the precious titles in the evening."
The first hosting of the iconic community event since 2019, the Zayed Sports Tournament 2023 invites the UAE’s finest sporting talents and teams to showcase their skills and compete for an incredible Dhs184,000 in prize money.