World Champion Al Qemzi sets early pace in Abu Dhabi with dramatic surge

World Champion Al Qemzi sets early pace in Abu Dhabi with dramatic surge

05.12.2019: Rashed Al Qemzi set the early pace for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi in dramatic style today as the UAE capital welcomed the UIM F2 World Championship for the first time.

Rashed Al Qemzi set the early pace for the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi in dramatic style today as the UAE capital welcomed the UIM F2 World Championship for the first time.


Al Qemzi, who clinched the UIM F2 world title at the previous round in Portugal, set the fastest time in free practice with a brilliant late burst at the end of a two-boat charge on home waters.



Having begun the session in the boat Team Abu Dhabi are testing for next year’s championship, the Emirati driver was lying third behind Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas and Portugal’s Duarte Benavente with time running out.



But after switching to the boat he’ll use in tomorrow’s qualifying session and Saturday’s Grand Prix, Al Qemzi clocked the fastest time on his penultimate lap and then improved the time again seconds before the session concluded.




Leading times:



1. Rashed Al Qemzi        UAE        45.25 secs
2. Tobias Munthe-Kaas    NOR         45.53
8. Duarte Benavente        POR          45.90
4. Owen Jelf            GBR        46.46
5. Uvis Slakteris         LAT        46.52
6. Ferdinand Zandbergen    NL         46.87
7. Edgaras Riabko        LT        46.96
8. Héctor Sanz            SPA           47.37
9. Stefan Hagin        GER          47.53
10. Stefan Hagin        GER        47.57




- Tony Lewis, Total Communications Dubai - also photo



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