The 2023 Xterra Musandam will go ahead as the first-ever full-distance off-road triathlon in the Middle East, as part of the global Xterra Series, which is considered the world’s No.1 off-road triathlon series.
Partnered by Fabian Lurquin in the Bahrain Raid Xtreme Prodrive Hunter, Loeb produced a measured drive through the final 206km stage, settling for the second best time on the day to open up a 16-point W2RC advantage over Nasser Al Attiyah.
Abu Dhabi: Sebastien Loeb recorded an emphatic stage victory for Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge on Thursday to reinforce his title bid in the World Rally-Raid Championship. Loeb and co-driver Fabian Lurquin in the BRX Prodrive Hunter collected maximum championship points on the day by winning the
Both Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft serving the Dubai-Bahrain route on March 6 will offer a total of 517 seats in a three-class configuration, with 427 spacious seats in Economy, 76 fully flat-bed seats in Business and 14 First Class Private Suites.
Stage 2, which started in Madinat Zayed and finished in Um Al Zumoul Road, included a Special Stage of 257 kilometres with 108 kilometres of tarmac sections.
There were contrasting fortunes for some of the sports’ biggest names, while several local heroes stepped into the spotlight, leveraging their knowledge and experience of the desert to great effect.
Evolving the route to bring Al Dhannah City into the story of this prestigious event marks a highly positive step in the broader popularisation of the ADDC, bringing the racing action closer to the local populace and sports fans.
In recent years this has been truer than ever, and as the prestigious UAE rally enters its second year as part of the World Rally-Raid Championship (W2RC), both four and two-wheeled categories are packed with the promise of emerging talent.