Mohammed Khalil Al Hammadi, CEO of Superfly, German rider Simon Gegenheimer, Khalid Al Awar, Director of Sports activities Occasions at DSC and Steffen Thum, Global Cup guide for DSC attend a press convention.

Dubai will welcome one of the international’s easiest mountain motorbike riders this weekend for a pre-event race forward of subsequent 12 months’s UCI Mountain Motorcycle Eliminator Global Cup season.

Supported via Dubai Sports activities Council, the development takes position on Dec.13 at Town Stroll with greater than 27 riders from 13 other nationalities together with France, US, Germany and Sweden set to compete on a specially-built 1km observe.

Some of the riders to be in motion are Germany’s six-time mountain motorbike Global Cup winner, Simon Gegenheimer and UAE’s Yaser Al Balooshi and Majid Al Balushi. Within the girls’s class, reigning champion Marion Fromberger will headline the sector.

The layout will see the female and male riders cut up into teams of 4 with the quickest two advancing to the following level. The development is in preparation for the March 2020 Season Opener — the primary leg of subsequent 12 months’s pageant that can be going down within the Center East for the primary time.

As a part of the pre-event, there can be quite a few actions and leisure covered up for the general public together with a children zone from 10:00 to 19:00.

Talking throughout a press convention nowadays, Khalid Al Awar, Director of Sports activities Occasions at Dubai Sports activities Council, mentioned: “We’re extremely joyful to be internet hosting this pre-event that has attracted the perfect mountain motorbike riders from all over the world.

“This Friday is essential because the riders gets a possibility to trip at the observe that we plan to place on in March. Webhosting a significant biking occasion calls for a large number of making plans and via internet hosting this pre-event, it’s going to supply us with the risk to make any vital enhancements forward of the season opening race.

“I wish to thank Superfly for establishing this occasion and Plan B for the strengthen in serving to us to ship this occasion.   

“Finally, I wish to inspire the general public to witness the motion on Friday and strengthen the elite riders who can be taking part.”

Gegenheimer mentioned: “I’ve been to Dubai a number of occasions ahead of and it’s going to be superb to be racing right here. The pre-event is actually necessary as we have now by no means confronted those stipulations. With many excellent riders can be tough but it surely’s a race I’m having a look ahead to.”

Steffen Thum, Global Cup guide for Dubai Sports activities Council: “Even supposing it’s a pre-event, there are 10 international champions taking part so this presentations how robust the sector is.

“Now not many riders will know concerning the stipulations of what they are going to be going through, so this is a chance to get acquainted and be told so it’s going to assist them when the brand new season starts.

“From an establishing viewpoint, we will assess the demanding situations and what must be carried out forward of the Global Cup race in March.”

Mohammed Khalil Al Hammadi, CEO of Superfly, organisers, mentioned: “Superfly is happy to spouse with Dubai Sports activities Council to convey this occasion to Dubai. The UAE has a wealthy historical past of internet hosting wearing occasions and at the side of Dubai Sports activities Council, we’re serving to advertise the game within the area.”   

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