Dubai Autodrome announces race dates
Dubai, September 15, 2013
Dubai Autodrome Motorsport Club (DAMC) has announced dates for the 2013-14 motor racing seasons which includes eight UAE National Championship rounds and the international Dunlop 24 Hours.
The first race of the season at the Motorcity venue is on November 8, featuring UAE Sportbike Championship and NGK Racing Series races, with the season finale scheduled for April 11, said a statement.
The NGK Racing Series is open to several classes which encompass GT cars and touring cars, including the highly competitive UAE Clio Cup series.
Also visiting the circuit during the course of the season will be Formula Gulf 1000 championship for young up and coming drivers, the Radical Middle East Series featuring a mix of pro-am drivers in high speed Le Mans style cars and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.
One of the highlights of the local racing season will be the now traditional Dubai Motorsport Festival which will take place on February 14 and 15.
For the forthcoming season there will be two rounds featuring endurance races of two hours each, the first on November 22 and another on March 21.
Another highlight will be the ninth edition of Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai which is expected to attract over 90 top endurance race teams and over 300 drivers from around the world.
General manager Richard Birch said: "We are happy to announce the race dates at our venue and once again are braced and well prepared for what should be an interesting season of local motorsport. The Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai will of course be one of the main highlights, but at the same time we believe the local motor racing fraternity is well served." - TradeArabia News Service
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