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Gulf Radical Cup

Dubai, UAE, 22 March 2019: The Gulf Radical Cup headlined the grand finale of racing at Dubai Autodrome on Friday, with Ian Roberts and Sean Simpson both seizing victories on the day, but Finnish sensation Jani Hjerppi did enough to claim the overall championship, successfully defending his title.

Ian Roberts (#7). Photo: Aaron Meriwether
Ian Roberts (#7). Photo: Aaron Meriwether

 

Ian Roberts nabbed Race One by just 0.762 seconds ahead of Sergey Shalunov and Sean Simpson coasted to a comfortable 26.829 seconds victory over the Finnish duo of Jani Hjerppi and Sepo Mantyla in Race Two.

Sean Simpson (#26). Photo: Aaron Meriwether
Sean Simpson (#26). Photo: Aaron Meriwether

 

Hjerppi didn’t win a race in the final round, but a fourth and second place finish was all that he needed for the Finn to retain his crown and claim the 2018-2019 Gulf Radical Cup championship.

Champion Jani Hjerppi (#17). Photo: Arthur Rosales
Champion Jani Hjerppi (#17). Photo: Arthur Rosales

 

Gulf Radical Cup Awards. Photo: Aaron Meriwether

 

Click here for Gulf Radical Cup Results

Report: Aaron Meriwether
Photos: Arthur Rosales and Aaron Meriwether

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