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2020 Dakar Rally set to be staged in Saudi Arabia

2020 Dakar Rally set to be staged in Saudi Arabia

A new chapter for motorsports in the Middle East region is about to start as the 2020 edition of the world’s biggest and the most grueling race, the Dakar Rally, is set to be staged in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Flagging off in January 2020, the event will cover 9000 km across the country.

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Aston Martin Red Bull Racing F1 team gives us hot laps in Bahrain

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing F1 team gives us hot laps in Bahrain

Formula 1, in collaboration with Pirelli recently launched the “Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps” program, the first of which was held at this year’s Bahrain Grand Prix. It basically gives a chance spectators, celebrities and guests to be driven by a professional racing driver around the track. Aston Martin was one of the first manufacturers to kick start the program in Bahrain and DriveArabia.com were among the first to experience it at the Bahrain International Circuit.

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Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi passes away, first F1 death since Senna

Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi passes away, first F1 death since Senna

Jules Bianchi, the 25-year-old Formula 1 driver, passed away yesterday morning after being in a coma following his freak accident at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix 9 months ago. At that time, Bianchi raced for a backmarker team — the Ferrari-powered Marussia F1 — and was among the best from the Ferrari Driver Academy program, Scuderia Ferrari’s own driver development program.

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