One other 12 months, one other thrilling version of Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift is underway! This March, the UAE’s most gifted drifters will unite as soon as once more for one of the crucial thrilling occasions on the area’s motorsports calendar. And there are even new obstacles in retailer!
The 2022 UAE qualifiers of Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift is about to happen Sunday 6 March at Souk Al Marfa at Deira Island. And as all the time, followers and spectators are urged to go there early to get as near the motion as attainable.
The place? Souk Al Marfa, Deira Island
When? Sunday 6 March 2022
These unable to make it on the day will be capable of sustain on all of the occasions by way of the dwell stream of Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift on the Crimson Bull Motorsports’ Fb web page.
Large names from the world of motorsport – Jordanian drift king Ahmad Daham; Emirati motocross champion Mohammed Al Balooshi; Lebanon’s Yousif Basil, and Yemeni Wadhah Abdullah Ali – are again on judging and visitor judging responsibility this 12 months.
Additionally returning is Lebanese drifting legend and Crimson Bull athlete, Abdo Feghali, as occasion director.
The victorious drifter of the UAE finals will earn a spot within the Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift World Championship, set to happen within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 30 November 2022.
They are going to be in with the possibility of creating historical past and becoming a member of earlier title holders, together with current winners corresponding to 2021 champion, Ahmed Al Amri (Oman/Qatar), 2019’s Anas El Helou (Jordan), and 2018’s Oliver El Kik (Lebanon).
LAST YEAR’s UAE WINNER
Emirati drifter Mohammed Al Mansoori secured the highest spot on the 2021 UAE qualifiers of Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift, beating 35 different members in his Nissan Silvia.
Narrowly lacking out on the highest spot was Lebanon’s Amir Mohammad Shehab, adopted by Egyptian drifter Ahmed Sameer Al Adl in third.
SO – JUST WHAT IS DRIFTING?
Courting again to the Sixties, drifting is alleged to have originated in Japan when a bunch of racers got down to beat their ‘A to B’ race instances by exceeding the grip restrict of their tyres when taking sharp corners. Clearly, it didn’t actually assist the racing instances, however what began out as that was a unique sort of motorsport – and drifting was born!
WHEN DID RED BULL CAR PARK DRIFT DEBUT?
The primary-ever occasion passed off in Beirut, Lebanon in 2008 at Metropolis Mall’s automotive park, with Michel Feghali topped the competitors’s very first King of Drift.
The second occasion’s winner was Garo Haroutiounian, after which in 2010, Crimson Bull Automotive Park Drift was expanded right into a regional competitors collection, with 15 qualifiers in ten nations. The finale was held at Discussion board de Beyrouth with Lebanese drifter Feras Khaddaj taking the title.
WHAT ARE THE RULES OF RED BULL CAR PARK DRIFT?
Drifters should expertly make their approach spherical a difficult course, avoiding obstacles alongside the best way. Every competitor is judged in response to a set of eight standards for a complete of 300 factors.
A most of 80 factors out of 300 is allotted in the direction of drifting abilities, whereas the flipper and pendulum challenges account for as much as 40 and 50 factors, respectively. In the meantime, the automotive’s seems and design make up 30 factors, whereas tyre smoke, automotive sound, the gate and spiral duties contribute a complete of 40 factors in the direction of the rating. The ultimate, difficult ‘Packing containers’ – tight enclosures the drifters must do a ‘doughnut’ in – is value a mixed 60 factors.
Drifters lose factors in the event that they hit obstacles, drift the fallacious approach, or spin their automotive. Three penalties in a single spherical, and it’s disqualification!
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