ZDEGREE Joins The UAE’S Fast And Furious Drifters
ZDEGREE Powers Team Fury To Solo Race Championship Glory
Showcases company’s services at professional challenge
Team registered strong performances in buggy category
ZDEGREE participated in the Drift UAE Challenge, a professional drifting challenge, during the first quarter of the year as it showcased the company’s services.
Team Fury won the Solo Race Championship in the buggy category, an event that takes place every year at the Umm Al Quwain Motorplex, after registering a series of strong performances in earlier rounds of the championship.
The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Marwan Bin Rashid Al Mualla, Chairman of the Emirates Motor Sport Federation, UAE Motorsport Federation, Emirates Motorplex and Motorsport Solutions.
Supported by ZDEGREE and its mobile van service, Team Fury kicked off proceedings on December 14 with a preliminary race, where all participants checked the setup of their vehicles and tested the race grounds.
The Drift UAE Challenge was launched in 2011 as the buildup to SSK Drift, an initiative launched a year earlier which adapted the original form of Japanese drifting but customized it to suit local tastes. The action-filled challenge, consisting of seven rounds, provided a fun, safe and competitive platform for drifting enthusiasts to showcase their skills. Drift UAE aims to grow amateur racing and direct youth from the streets and onto the tracks where they can better their skills and grow professionally as they gain more exposure to the art.
The championship officially kicked off on February 22 with the first race, followed by the second race on March 8 and the third and final race on May 10. ZDEGREE is the service support provider for Team Fury and participated in the event courtesy of its mobile van service, with ZDEGREE technicians attending to Team Fury’s technical needs in between laps. Team Fury, which participated in three buggy races, has been in outstanding form throughout the races. The team’s drivers – Mr. Emil Khneisser, who is also the team owner, and Mr. Vikram Dhar – won first and second place respectively.