On January 11-12-13th history will see the first 24h race in the middle-east. On a brand new circuit of the Dubai Autodrome the race will start on Thursday 12th at 14.00h. Besides the mainly European teams we will have some competitors from the Arabian Peninsula as well.
The Dubai Autodrome is a state of the art circuit and is equipped to host a F1 race.
Dubai-city itself is a fascinating emirate; Dubai is the place to be for shopping, swimming diving, water sports, safari’s dancing, going out and culture. Even skiing in worlds biggest indoor ski track is possible! The hotel standards are excellent. There are several top restaurants in Dubai as well.
Dubai is a very modern world city and in many occasions you will even forget that you are in the middle-east! Going out can be a pleasant experience. Many bars have European bands or disk jockeys enjoying the crowd with their music.
The weekend starts in Dubai on Thursday afternoon. During the 24h weekend it is also the start of the Dubai Shopping festival. Many people come from all over the world to shop duty free in Dubai city.
The weather in January is excellent for racing, swimming and going out! Average temperature is around 20C to 25C
Since promotion of this race only started recently this site will provide you with more and detailed information about this race in the coming weeks. If having any questions please feel free to contact us: Info@24hdubai.com
last news: Tom Coronel is promoting The first 24h race of the Middle-East 11-12-13 Jan2006.
The welknown Dutch Driver Tom Coronel, who is currently driving the WTCC with SEAT Toledo is enthusiastic about the Dubai 24h race.
“This will be a great opportunity and challenge for professional teams as well as for amateurs/semi-professional teams. The potential problem of transport of the race car to Dubai is tackled by the organisation and is even included in the entree fee”
17.05.2005 / MaP