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Fri 27 March 2015

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2015 starts Sunday

With only 1 more day to go before the start, we are looking forward to the first round of this season's World Championship rally! We are now already three days in Abu Dhabi for the final preparations. After collecting our bikes at the port the day before yesterday, we took our bikes for a shake down in the sand dunes of Abu Dhabi yesterday afternoon.

This morning at 10:30  we had our administrative and technical checks at the Yas Marina Circuit. After the organisation's approval concerning all our documents and bikes, our riders received their race numbers.

The 2 riders in our team are:
37 David Wijnhoven
38 Rob Smits

Both riders are Dutch and have experience in other rallies.

Tomorrow morning a riders briefing will be held, followed by the prologue at 3 P.M. This year it’s only a show lap (not timed) on 100% tarmac with a length of 2,4 km.



 

After the show lap all riders receive their first roadbook for their first real stage starting this Sunday. From Sunday onwards the riders will face a lot of sand and dunes during the five stages out in the Liwa desert. In total they have to cover 2091.78 km. 1306.27 km are special stage.



 

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