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05
Dec
2019

Almost All to Play for in Abu Dhabi

Following another faultless performance by Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi in Portugal back in September that secured the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship title all eyes will now be focused on those drivers gathered for the season ‘Grand Finale’ in Abu Dhabi with a realistic chance of a top three Championship finish. Amongst the three drivers in serious contention for securing the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship Silver medal...
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02
Dec
2019

A Dip into The Abu Dhabi Archive

Although next weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will go down in the history books as the first-time a round of the UIM F2 World Championship has taken place there, it certainly isn’t the first time several of those taking part have raced in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Twenty years ago, the now Tonsberg Batrace Project Manager Frode Sundsdal joined the Texaco Havoline Racing Team competing in Abu...
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16
Sep
2019

Mission Accomplished by Al Qemzi

It might have taken three starts, including a rolling one but it did produce one outcome that many in the pit lane were delighted with and that was Rashed Al Qemzi securing the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship title. The result, which is still subject to an appeal to be heard at a later date, sees the Team Abu Dhabi racer leave the Grande Premio de Portugal held in the...
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14
Sep
2019

Ribadouro Qualifying

Following last night’s extremely well attended Welcome Gala Dinner featuring local Baiao cuisine, including traditional smoked sausages amongst the many delicacies, it was time to get down to the business of qualifying for the UIM F2 Grande Premio De Portugal. During Saturday morning’s Drivers’ Meeting, Pelle Larson, the UIM F2 Race Director, who also oversees the homologation process at the various race circuits used, felt confident enough to increase the...
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14
Sep
2019

All Eyes on the Prize

As the twenty-one drivers assemble for the fourth round of the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship all eyes are naturally drawn to one in particular, Rashed Al Qemzi, who starts the weekend with a thirty-point advantage over his rivals and perhaps one hand already on the trophy. The quietly spoken Emirati knows exactly what his team want and after spending some time back home in the UAE he feels he...
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