At Dubai Autodrome, teams and drivers from the Formula Regional Middle East Championship (FRMEC) and the F4 UAE Championship are gearing up for the third round of their respective series.

 By Asian Motorsport

Despite initial logistical challenges in the paddock area, the teams demonstrated adaptability and professionalism in a busy first day at the circuit in Motor City.

The teams are located in awnings behind the pit garages, which are reserved for teams competing in the Asian Le Mans Series’ 4 Hours of Dubai. The presence of these junior series alongside a prominent endurance event provides valuable exposure event provides valuable exposure and experience for drivers.

FRMEC’s current championship leader is Finnish driver Tuukka Taponen, who won the F4 UAE championship last year. In F4 UAE, British driver is in the lead, ahead of local racer Keanu Al Azhari.

The blend of emerging talents and seasoned racers in both the FRMEC and F4 UAE championships underscores the importance of these events as platforms for talent development in motorsport.

As preparations for the upcoming race weekend continue, the atmosphere at Dubai Autodrome is one of focused preparation, with teams and drivers keenly anticipating the competitive racing ahead.

FRMEC top three

  • 1st: Tuukka Taponen (FIN, #1), 100 points
  • 2nd: Martinius Stenshorne (NOR, #34), 88 points
  • 3rd: Taylor Barnard (GBR, #5), 69 points

F4 UAE top three

  • 1st: Freddie Slater (GBR, #27), 110 points
  • 2nd: Keanu Al Azhari (UAE, #11), 87 points
  • 3rd: Kean Nakamura-Berta (GBR, #51), 72 points

Header photo credit: Asian Motorsport


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