GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

Champions Crowned at Dubai Kartdrome

 


 Dubai, UAE, 19 January 2020:   Superstars of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) racing scene challenged some of the best kart racers in the world and came out on top in the 2020 Dubai O-Plate this weekend (17-18 January) at Dubai Kartdrome.
 
2020 IAME X30 Shifter Dubai O-Plate Champion


The Al Qubaisi family has been making a lot of news in motorsport in the last week, with Hamda Al Qubaisi claiming pole position in the opening round of the F4UAE Championship, Khaled Al Qubaisi's Black Falcon Team winning the 2020 Hankook 24H Dubai and now Amna Al Qubaisi winning her first Dubai O-Plate by demolishing the IAME X30 Shifter field in the Grand Final.
 
Amna, on CRG chassis, qualified in fourth position and managed to take one of the next three Shifter heats. Everything came together for the Emirati driver in the Grand Final, which quickly became a war of attrition. Three karts didn't make it out of the skirmish, but Amna brook free of the chaos and sailed home for victory, crossing the finish line a full 13.632 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor, Alessandro Stura.
 
2020 IAME X30 Cadet Dubai O-Plate Champion


Young Rashid Al Daheri has recently been touring the great circuits of Europe and Asia, leaving a victorious trail of conquered tracks in his wake. He returned to Dubai to challenge the IAME X30 Cadet category with Parolin and was quickly in control of the event, topping the qualifying session and winning three out of the next four races.
 
The Grand Final would prove a greater challenge and, although Al Daheri made a quick start, Harry Hannam and Federico Al Rifai both overtook the Emirati driver and controlled the race. Rashid kept his cool and worked his way back into contention, first with Al Rifai and then finally with Hannam, sneaking in just 0.248 seconds ahead for a hard-fought victory.
 
At only eleven years old, Rashid Al Daheri also has the great distinction of having claimed five prestigious O-Plates, a Dubai O-Plate record.
 
2020 SWS Masters Dubai O-Plate Champion
Multiple Sodi World Series (SWS) champion Atef Al Barwani already has a full trophy cabinet, but the “Master of Masters” returned to the O-Plate to show the youngsters how to properly defend a title and pick up more championship silverware.
 
It was mostly heartbreak for 2019 class of O-Plate champions, as none of them, with the exception of Al Barwani, managed to defend their coveted plates. On paper, Atef made it look easy, cruising through the 35 and older category of SWS Seniors by topping Masters qualifying and then taking two class wins in a row over arch rival Gianluca Elmosi.
 
A wealth of prizes awaited the podium winners, courtesy of IAME, TAG Heuer, Park Inn by Radisson in MotorCity, Brand, XCEL, GGM, Motorscape, GPX Extreme and Dubai Autodrome.
 
All 2020 Dubai O-Plate Champions
IAME Bambino Cup: Cohen Naylor (GGM)
IAME X30 Cadet: Rashid Al Daheri (Parolin)
IAME X30 Cadet Rookie: Oliver Naylor (GGM)
IAME X30 Junior: Suleiman Zanfari (Birel) 
IAME X30 Senior: Danny Kierle (Birel)
IAME X30 Senior Masters: Maxime Voorbraak (Falcon)
IAME X30 Shifters: Amna Al Qubaisi (CRG)
IAME X30 Shifters Veterans: John Vanderhaart (Brand)
SWS Junior: Federico Al Rifai
SWS Senior: Marc Roca
SWS Masters: Atef Al Barwani

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 3721 times
Posted on : Monday, January 20, 2020  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Celebrates 20th Anniversary of WTA Tennis Thrills
Next Story : Emirati brothers Al Ketbi dominate preliminary Camel Marathon races
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Korea's Number One Beauty Brand Innisfree All Set to Celebrate the Grand Opening...
Sephora: Are You Ready to Join the #SephoraSquad?
Emirates Post Issues Set of Commemorative Stamps for the New Logo for People of ...
How to Beat Pigmentation with DERMAdoctor
Introducing Zeitun Premium Face Care Collection
Spoil her this Mother's Day with gifts from Marks & Spencer
Rate Hawk is Live with Global Innovations Flagship Product TassPro and Itinerary
Cerruti 1881 - Special Product Launch for Mother's Day
Enjoy a Selection of Anti-Aging Products from Beauty Solutions
Achieve Gorgeous and Radiant Skin in Only 90 Seconds
Laloge X Ivanka Trump
Swatch X 007 Introducing the New James Bond Collection and Limited Special Edition
Ferragamo Sapphire Collection
Tag Heuer Opens Boutique at Mall of the Emirates
Dubai Chamber Honours Top-performing Trading Companies
HRH the Prince of Wales Officially Opens the National Automotive Innovation Centre
TBO Holidays Hotel XML API Integrated with TassPro and Itinerary HomePR & Events...
Get Great Hair Naturally With HASK's Latest Haircare Collections This Spring!
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed Visits Dubai Sports Council
Marks & Spencer Unveils its All New Menswear
Mall of Oman Onboards a Host of Global Lifestyle, Fashion, and F&B Brands Ahead ...
Etihad Airways to Operate Special Flights From Al Ain to Jeddah During Ramadan
Visit of Punjab Minister at Al Maya Stand @ Gulfood 2020
Statement Stilettoes from Steve Madden
GEMS Global Innovation Showcase 2020 Sees 1,500 Student Innovators and Entrepren...
Dubai Cares Donates 2,000 Books to Wanna Read? Initiative to Instill the Habit o...
Stars Join OMEGA at the Olympia Bob Run in St. Moritz
This Unbeatable Bundle Offer makes it the Best Time to Buy the King of 5G Smartp...
Al Wahda Mall Announces UAE Pro League Mobile Roadshow Activations
Bottled Water Industry Leaders Come Together to Form Gulf Bottled Water Associat...
Chronoswiss Sirius Chronograph Moon Phase
Airlines and Posts Cooperate Globally for a Sustainable and Reliable Cross-borde...
Corum AC-One 38 Automatic
Join the Dots With Max Mara
Move Up in Life With Snowhite's Latest Fashion Destination in Abu Dhabi
Upfield Unveils New Plant-Based Products and Spreads Awareness of Nutritional Be...
Ericsson Received Awards at the Stc Partner Day for Saudization and Internationa...
Range Rover Evoque: Europe's Favourite Compact SUV
Registration is Now Open for Dubai Cares' Volunteer Globally in Malawi
UAE Team Emirates' Stars Surprise Abu Dhabi School Children Ahead of UAE Tour
Step Up Your Fashion Game with the Sleek HONOR MagicWatch 2
Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group Celebrates 60 Years of Nation Building by Renewing Its ...
Pioneered by an Emirati, UAE Brand, Dubai Energy Drink, Participates in Gulfood 2020
Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) Partnered with Global Innovations
HostMilano Brings the Global HO.RE.CA to Dubai
The Kiss of True love
Bosch Celebrates the Opening of It's Largest Flagship Store in the Middle East
Forrey & Galland Launches a New Concept in Saudi Arabia
Karl Lagerfeld Spring 2020 Women's Collection
UAE Food & Beverage (F&B) Sector Faces Increased Competition, Operators Looking ...