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Mohammed Ben Sulayem Tours 24H Dubai Pit Lane

Dubai, UAE, 11 January 2018:  Emirati rally legend and ATCUAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem toured the team garages and pit lane at Dubai Autodrome on Wednesday (10 January) ahead of the renowned Hankook 24H Dubai which kicks off at 14.00 on Friday (12 January).

Matthew Norman & Mohammed Ben Sulayem tour the 24H Dubai pit lane
Matthew Norman & Mohammed Ben Sulayem of the ATCUAE tour the 24H Dubai pit lane

 

Ben Sulayem was joined by dignitaries and officials from the ATCUAE, Dubai Autodrome and race organizers Creventic on the traditional pit lane walk to meet and greet all of the 24H Dubai teams.

Mohammed Ben Sulayem and Khaled Al Qubaisi
Mohammed Ben Sulayem and Khaled Al Qubaisi

 

He made stops at several garages to chat with personnel, most notably the team garage for Black Falcon.  Saudi Prince Abdulaziz Al Faisal and Emirati ace Khaled Al Qubaisi were both on hand to showcase their formidable Mercedes AMG GT3 race cars.

Abdulaziz Al Faisal and Mohammed Ben Sulayem
Abdulaziz Al Faisal and Mohammed Ben Sulayem

 

Ben Sulayem said, “This is always an exciting time of year on the Dubai sports calendar.  To be here in the garages, watching over 90 cars prepare for the first round of the FIA International Series—it is truly an unforgettable experience.”

“The ATCUAE is proud to support the thirteenth running of this iconic endurance race.”

Left to right: Abdulla Lanjawi, Faisal Al Sahlawi, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Gerri Willems, Ole Dorlemann
Left to right: Abdulla Lanjawi, Faisal Al Sahlawi, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Gerri Willems, Ole Dorlemann

 

Article & Photos: Aaron Meriwether

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