Dubai, UAE, 12 September 2018: Petrol heads and aspiring racers can celebrate the return of the motorsport season by attending the third edition of the Emirates Motorsport Expo (EME) on Friday, 14 September 2018 at Dubai Autodrome. The event is held in collaboration with the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), and key speakers from the organisation will announce the new motorsports calendar for 2018-2019.
EME is a ground-breaking event for the UAE and represents the only motorsport expo for the region. The expo space is now fully booked, with over 60 exhibitors from the local motorsport industry attending. This is the perfect opportunity for people to meet teams, competitors, championship managers and key stakeholders from the world of motorsport.
Dubai Autodrome General Manager, Faisal Al Sahlawi said, “From karting to circuit racing to off-road, we will have all levels and disciplines of regional motorsport represented at one show. For anyone interested in getting involved in racing, the Emirates Motorsport Expo will be the perfect place to start.”
Gates open at 14:00 and entry is free to the public. Stands, displays and food trucks will fill the race paddock and hospitality areas at Dubai Autodrome, and the expo will continue throughout the afternoon and evening until 22:00.
Key speakers from the ATCUAE, Dubai Autodrome and various motorsport championships will headline the EME with a Season Launch Press Conference, held in hospitality suites 4 and 5, from 15:00 until 16:00. The 2018-2019 motorsport calendar will be unveiled, as well as important announcements on new race series.
In addition to the motorsport representatives on hand there will also be activities for the public to enjoy, including track experiences on the main circuit, Easy Drift passenger rides, and a Super Cars Majlis Parade Lap of up to 100 super cars.
Also debuting this season will be the new Power Hour Challenge, which will allow spectators to get to up-close to a unique selection of race cars in action on track. A variety of rally legends, historic F1cars, drift cars, classics, drag cars and super cars will each get a lap of glory.
For more EME information, please visit: www.emiratesmotorsportexpo.com
Report: Aaron Meriwether