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Gulf Radical Cup Welcomes More Drivers

Dubai, UAE, 6 September 2018: As the season draws ever closer, two more pairings are confirmed for the 2018/19 Gulf Radical Cup.

We welcome the pairing of Jeff Curtis and James Edmeades from the D5 Racing Team (, racing the number 4 SR3, Jeff and James finished second overall in the Radical Middle East Cup. Last season was the pairings rookie year, but like their closest competitor Ian Roberts they both had a taste of the top step and hope to see many more this season.

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Jeff added:

“After having to settle for second place in last year’s championship, at D5 racing team we have high hopes to better that this season. Last year James Edmeades and myself competed with one of the oldest cars and it was my Rookie year, this year we have more weapons in our arsenal as we bring a new car to the grid, in which we hope for further our chances. We have both been keeping healthy over the summer in order to lower some of the weight in the car too, we can be found working out in the facilities provided by team sponsor, D5 Executive Gymnasium,

D5 is a gym that is located in the vibrant, economic hub of Dubai International Financial Centre. It has a high-performance facility, catering to the demands of the modern executive, focused on delivering results to each and every client. Using a five-dimensional approach to fitness & health, D5 is committed to a holistic understanding of the impact and influence that factors such as lifestyle, work/life balance and nutrition have to play on our day-to-day fitness and the achievement of our long-term fitness goals. D5 has recently been awarded a DHA license for high-level sports therapy, we have made a decal change for this year which sports the colours of this new therapy section of D5 which will provide the highest level of rehabilitation for everyone.”

Also registered now to race this season is the new pairing of Fran Cush and Neil Clark. Having already completed a couple of days testing over the summer, both are looking for a steady first season. While Fran has a background in the design of British sports cars such as Ultima, this will be his first time taking to the track in a racing situation, while his team mate Neil has been racing various UK club series since 1994.

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Neil and Fran added:

“After much research we decided to try our hand at the Gulf Radical Cup and Gulf Sport were by far the most professional and knowledgeable team we encountered.

GulfSport have been on hand to patiently answer our many questions, provide us a car to test at the Dubai Autodrome, give us instruction and guide us professionally through the driving and written tests for the license.

We now have a car and are certain that the same level of care, support and great humour will continue for the coming season.”

The Gulf Radical Cup will be on display at the Emirates Motorsport Expo at the Dubai Autodrome on the 14th of September 2018.

For more info on the GRC contact: or 04 422 8940

Report: GulfSport Racing
Photos: GulfSport Racing & Darren Rycroft

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