The Dubai Autodrome is the region’s first fully integrated motorsports facility. The complex, a part of the Union Properties Motorcity development, not only includes an FIA sanctioned 5.39km circuit, which offers six different configurations, but also incorporates a Race & Driving school and a CIK approved Karting track.
Officially inaugurated in October 2004 when it hosted the final round of the FIA GT Championship, the Dubai Autodrome is designed to accommodate all types of motosports events from world class to local. This multi-purpose complex also serves as an ideal setting for concerts and corporate events, whether conferences, seminars, or motoring exhibitions.
Built to world-class standards, the Dubai Autodrome offers manufacturers and racing teams a perfect location for testing, prototype development, vehicle demonstrations, product launches, driver training, and hot weather car research for international manufacturers.
Irrespective of how the facilities are used, the Dubai Autodrome offers a full range of five star corporate hospitality services that guarantees a unique and unforgettable outing.
Located 25 minutes from central Dubai with direct access via a network of modern highways, the Dubai Autodrome is a safe and controlled motoring environment that can accommodate large crowds and is also a social destination and tourist ATTRACTIONS for overseas visitors.
Dubai Autodrome, the region’s first fully integrated motor and motorsports facility, officially announced today its calendar of international and national events/activities for the period of September 2005 to May 2006. The calendar is intended to provide the industry and racing fans with a detailed overview of the race-related events taking place at the Autodrome.
Hereunder is an overview of events and races:
For the second consecutive year, Dubai Autodrome will host the 10th round of the FIA GT Championship, from November 16th to 18th. In December the sixth round of the newly launched championship A1 GP will be held. January will see the first 24-hour car race event in the Middle East (www.24hdubai.com / email@example.com) a race for production based saloon and sports cars promoted by Dutch organization, Creventic BV. The concept of the race will be similar to events already successfully held in Europe, aimed at enthusiastic amateur racers rather than professional teams/drivers. This event has already been well received by competitors from Europe, Australia and closer to home here in the Middle East. A bumper grid of cars is expected.
Commencing in January 2006, there will be a program of regular race events designed to start a national motor racing program in the UAE. These will consist of events for the recently announced GTI Cup, for standard specification latest model Volkswagen Golf GTI cars specially prepared for racing, the UAE National Bike Championship being organized by EMSF for production based 600 and 750 cc motorcycles and the Gulf Radical Cup being coordinated by GulfSport the Middle East importer of the extremely quick Radical sports racing cars.
Race School Championship
Dubai Autodrome also plans a race series championship for its own purpose built, single-seat race cars currently being sourced for the Race & Driving School and a series of races open to sports and saloon cars generally, further details to be announced in due course.
Starting in September, Dubai Autodrome will organize training programs for potential marshals. The training days are open to both experienced marshals and those new to the sport. Details will shortly be released to all persons who have previously expressed an interest. Any additional interested parties should contact the Dubai Autodrome to be included in the program.
A meeting will be held for potential race competitors at the Dubai Autodrome on July 22, 2005 to discuss the details of the training programs and race meetings. Interested parties should contact the Dubai Autodrome at 04-3678700.