Emirati drifter Mohammed Al Mansoori has certified for the 2021 World Championship of Pink Bull Automotive Park Drift. The 30-year-old nationwide secured his spot within the grand finale of the match after rising victorious through the UAE qualifiers that happened Friday 2 April at Souk Al Marfa, Deira Islands, Dubai.
In his Nissan Silvia, Al Mansoori beat 35 different contributors to make it to the ultimate warmth; his subsequent mission is to tackle the opposite nationwide finalists from throughout the globe on the Pink Bull Automotive Park Drift World Championship 2021, scheduled to happen in Cairo, Egypt afterward this 12 months.
Narrowly lacking out on the highest spot was Lebanon’s Amir Mohammad Shehab, 24, who secured second place. In third was 2019’s UAE winner, Egyptian drifter Ahmed Sameer Al Adl, 34.
Al Mansoori can be becoming a member of final 12 months’s UAE titleholder, Mohammad Shaker in Cairo. Shaker, from Jordan, certified for the World Championship through the 2020 UAE qualifiers of Pink Bull Automotive Park Drift at Dubai Competition Metropolis in November.
4 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 – had been again on judging responsibility this 12 months.
Additionally returning was Lebanese drifting legend and Pink Bull athlete, Abdo Feghali, as occasion director.
For every spherical, drifters needed to expertly navigate their manner spherical a difficult course in Souk Al Marfa – avoiding obstacles alongside the best way. Every competitor was judged based on a set of 9 standards for a complete of 400 factors.
By way of scoring, a most of 120 factors is allotted in the direction of drifting abilities, whereas the flipper and pendulum challenges account for as much as 60 and 50 factors, respectively. In the meantime, a automobile’s design makes up 40 factors, whereas tyre smoke, automobile sound, the gate and spiral duties every contribute a most of 20 factors in the direction of the rating. The ultimate ‘Field’ – a decent enclosure the drifters must do a ‘doughnut’ in – is value 50 factors.
Drifters lose factors in the event that they hit obstacles, drift the incorrect manner, or spin their automobile. Three penalties in a single spherical, and its disqualification!
Because the United Arab Emirates proceeds with slowly and safely internet hosting extra occasions within the nation, Pink Bull Automotive Park Drift 2021 happened in keeping with authorities directives. All the required precautions had been taken, and the crews and drivers concerned had been all following strict pointers with a view to take part on this distinctive event.
RED BULL CAR PARK DRIFT 2021: UAE QUALIFIERS
Contributors (in no specific order):
Ahmed Sameer – Egypt (Nissan Silvia)
Ayman Bou Fakhereldin – Lebanon (BMW E30)
Amir Mohamed Shehab – Lebanon (Nissan 350Z)
Kais Al Rifai – Lebanon (Camaro SS)
Alaa Tarawneh – Jordan (Toyota 86)
Hussain Messelmani – Lebanon (BMW E46)
Hamza Khalid Al Ghazzawy – Jordan (BMW E36)
Ansari Muhammed Nasser – India (Nissan Silvia S15)
Mouneer Hattar – Jordan (BMW E46)
Abdulla Al Shehhi – UAE (Nissan Silvia)
Jassim Al Naqbi – UAE (Nissan Silvia)
Mohammed Al Mansoori – UAE (Nissan Silvia)
Yousef Al Herais – UAE (BMW E30)
Abdulla Jaafari – Jordan (BMW)
Walid Abla – Lebanon (Nissan 350Z)
Fahad Abdulatif – India (Toyota Mark)
Michael Hazeen – Jordan (BMW E30)
Samer Sabeh – Lebanon (BMW)
Faisal Alzaabi – UAE (Nissan Silvia)
Ziad Khodr – Lebanon (Nissan 350Z)
Mahmoud Elfar – Jordan (Nissan 350Z)
Raed Alherbawi – Jordan (Nissan Silvia)
Ihab Abou Falah – Lebanon (Nissan Silvia)
Yazen Al Zubaidi – Iraq (BMW)
Noor Daoud – Palestine (Nissan 350Z)
Lucas Garrot – France (Mustang)
Jordan Vivien Garrot – France (Camaro SS)
Viven – France (Nissan R33)
Ihab Kadi – Lebanon (Nissan 350Z)
Ahmed Al Hussainy – Egypt (Nissan 350Z)
Xavier – France (Nissan 350Z)
Yousef Al Shamsi – UAE (Nissan Silvia S13)
Wassim Al Namel – Lebanon (BMW E36 M3)
Fadi Zayed Al Mansoori – Jordan (Nissan Silvia S15)
Charl – France (Nissan 350Z)
Go to redbullcarparkdrift.com to maintain updated with the competitors’s newest information, options and interviews. *As a result of pandemic and lockdown measures in most international locations, the 2020 Pink Bull Automotive Park Drift sequence resumed occasions as of August 2020 and can lengthen the sequence till October 2021. Occasion dates in every nation are up to date as soon as permitted by native authorities.
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