Max Verstappen created history by becoming the first Dutchman ever to win the Formula One world championship title after winning the dramatic season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix under the floodlights at the Yas Marina circuit on Sunday.
Saudi motorsports star Reema Juffali has set her sights on a podium finish at the Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai race. Donning the colours of SPS automotive performance team, the 29-year-old is making her debut in the 24HR race.
In his manifesto he promised an outside audit of the governance, and an evaluation of their finances plus budget reports and transparency over their finances. Ben Sulayem, 14 times the Middle East rally champion, was supported by his region, which is becoming increasingly influential in motor sport.
"A historic day for Dutch sport," tweeted Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte after what he called "a bizarre race." "Max Verstappen, congratulations for this phenomenal performance. Really fantastic," he added.
Attiyah said: "It was a good last stage and completely different to the first three. It was all gravel through the mountains. It was fantastic and we are obviously very happy with the result.
Finnish Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas finished third, 0.751 seconds ahead of his last race with his current team, as he will move to Alfa Romeo next season.
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton made the early running on the new track in Jeddah as he clocked the fastest time in both practice sessions on Friday for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver, who will race
Back in 1981, the Dubai Autodrome facility hosted the country’s first-ever Grand Prix as part of the nation’s 10th Anniversary. Forty years later, the mega event is being revived to make Dubai a motorsport destination as well as to unlock doors for local racers.