GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

Dragsters DXB tops Nomad Class

Dubai, UAE, 11 February 2019: Randy Nader and Adam Ben Haj of GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis (GEMS WSO) snatched a close victory over last season's Junior ESKC champion, Kings Dubai, to claim the second round in the Junior division of the Emirates Schools Karting Championship (ESKC) on Sunday evening (10 February) at Dubai Kartdrome.
 
Veteran team Dragsters DXB, with drivers Elie Nassar and Joshua McGregor, topped the Nomad Class field, putting the team level with Nas Nomad in the lead for the Nomad Cup championship.
 
Race Highlights
 
A total of 17 student teams lined up on the grid to compete in four sprint race heats in the second Junior ESKC round at Dubai Kartdrome.
 
Adam Ben Haj got his team, GEMS WSO, off to a great start with a commanding drive in heat one, crossing the finish line 4.665 seconds ahead of Joshua McGregor of Dragsters DXB.
 
Race two belonged to defending champion Kings Dubai, with Oscar Lambert nabbing the chequered flag just a second clear of Federico Al Rifai of Nord Anglia School Dubai.
 
First round winner Gems International School (GIS) Team 1 finally made a statement with Nathan Pope edging out Adam Ben Haj of GEMS WSO by just 0.931 seconds to take the win.
 
Al Rifai of Nord Anglia School Dubai made up for his runner-up position earlier to storm back and take the final race heat by 1.205 seconds ahead of Elie Nassar of Dragsters DXB.
 
After points from all four heats were computed, Randy Nader and Adam Ben Haj of GEMS WSO received the winner's trophy, having amassed 111 points and pipping Kings Dubai by a single point. GIS Team 1 claimed third with 107 points, but the team still maintains its lead on the ESKC Class Championship.
 
Dragsters DXB, with drivers Elie Nassar and Joshua McGregor, racked up 103 points, topping the Nomad category and it is now neck-and-neck with rival Nas Nomad team to lead the Nomad Cup Championship standings.
 
The next Junior ESKC round will take place on Sunday, 24 February 2019 at Dubai Kartdrome.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 5020 times
Posted on : Monday, February 11, 2019  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Hundreds of local pupils to champion inclusion at schools ahead of Special Olympics World Games Abu ...
Next Story : Amity University Dubai Hosts the World's Top AI Researchers at an International Conference on Artifi...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Put your best skin forward for Spring/Summer 19' with Kocostar's Camouflage range
The Amphis Ritual
Celebrate Mother's Day with the perfect gift from Sawalef Perfumes
GROHE Shapes the Future of Water with a record number of innovations at ISH 2019
The Perfect Gift for Mother's Day
Pomsies launch six new Fabulous Friends!
The essence Guide to a Mother's Day done right!
Now United to Perform at World Games' Opening Ceremony Pre-Show
Time to Honour Our Moms with the Best from HONOR: Mother's Day Gift Guide
Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces - Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
Tonda 1950 Stone-set range
Get Kylie Minogue's Youthful Complexation with The Organic Pharmacy's Rose Diamo...
Trade-in Your Old Device for a brand new Galaxy S10
Visa partners with Starbucks & Hardee's to help promote the use of Apple Pay in ...
Dubai Festival City Mall picks the perfect gifts to say thank you to all mums th...
Splash launches Regional Designer Collaborations
Desigual ‘Not the Same' Since 1984
World's most expensive perfume ‘SHUMUKH' launched at The Dubai Mall as an exquis...
Go on, catch the summer moments
Zoho sees over 100% market growth in the UAE, announces initiatives for the region
V-URBAN Versace – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
Giti Tire Celebrates New Beginnings with Opening of First Middle East Flagship S...
Dubai Modest Fashion Week Celebrates a Successful Return for 2019
TREND ALERT: Denim | Marks & Spencer
A major presence of the French cosmetics industry at Beauty World Middle East in...
Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
LG's Smart Kitchen Appliances Help Families Eat Healthy, Stay Fit and Waste Less
It just keeps getting better: Nokia 3.1 gets a fresh slice of Android 9 Pie
Lulu Promotes Food Is Great Britain: A British Food Festival
Tukish Airlines is moving to its new home, “The Great Move” begins
Fit and Fabulous – now a possibility with HONOR technology
Kronometry 1999-Corum boutique in Paris
Epson's latest A4 business inkjets help businesses print more for less
Smiles, and Medals, All Round After Double Success for Team GB Siblings at World...
Hucklebones create charming pieces for girls filled with easy-going elegance for...
Coach presents Park Collection
Dubai Customs celebrates the Emirati Children's Day
Speech by HE Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention...
HP Raises the Bar for Exciting and Secure Devices with Cutting Edge PC Innovations
Sahara Centre Welcomes Customers with the ‘Win Wheels with Meals' Campaign
Etihad Airways Welcomes Ireland's Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to I...
More than 3000 people visit Emirates A380 at first Saudi International Airshow
Cole Haan Delivers True Performance Footwear With the Release of the Zerøgr...
MOTIONGATE™ Dubai launches special treat for moms to celebrate Mother's Day on ...
First in Asia, Aster CMI Doctors rescue teen suffering from rarest of the rare g...
Fintech will radically improve financial health of people in the Gulf, say experts
Italian Design Day returns to Dubai with the theme Internet of Things
Olivia Burton presents Sunlight Florals/Mothers and daughters collection
Emirates Foundation's Think Science Fair kicks off in Fujairah
HUGO BOSS Watches INTENSITY Collection