Bell and McMurren’s Navara takes eighth at Dubai Worldwide Baja

DUBAI – Sabertooth Motoring Journey's T1 Nissan Navara positioned a formidable eighth within the Dubai worldwide Baja that concluded final weekend within the Al Qudra desert close to Dubai. The Navara, constructed by Nissan's South Africa-based advertising accomplice Purple-Lined Motoring Journey, was pushed by Thomas Bell and Patrick McMurren. Happening below the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, the Dubai Worldwide Baja powered by Nissan and AW Rostamani noticed 34 automobiles and buggies and 39 bikes and quads set off from the rally base at Dubai Autodrome. "Apart from taking a tire off a rim on day two the place we misplaced a while altering the wheel, we had a very good clear run the place our T1 Nissan Navara by no means missed a beat," stated Bell. "We now sit up for taking our present kind into the Abu Dhabi Desert Problem in a few weeks time." The race, technically the "Dubai Worldwide Baja powered by AW Rostamani and Nissan," fashioned the second spherical of this yr's FIA World Cup for Cross Nation Rallies for automobiles and buggies and the opening spherical of the FIM Bajas World Cup for bikes and quads. On March 1, AW Rostamani and Nissan Center East supplied a serious enhance for the race by signing a sponsorship settlement with the rally organizers, the Vehicle and Touring Membership of the UAE. Because of the brand new settlement, the Nissan Patrol grew to become the official automotive for the sequence. Throughout the Dubai Worldwide Baja, Nissan supplied a fleet of Nissan Patrols to be used by the organizers in addition to by FIA and FIM officers. "The Dubai Worldwide Baja is an thrilling new addition to the UAE's motorsport calendar and presents us with an exquisite new alternative to showcase the qualities of the Nissan Patrol," stated Samir Cherfan, managing director for Nissan within the Center East. "We're proud to be becoming a member of palms with our enterprise accomplice in Dubai and the Northern Emirates to help an occasion which permits native opponents to share a global stage with the perfect from all over the world." Subsequent up within the FIA World Cup sequence for Bell, McMurren and the Purple-Lined Motoring Journey Nissan Navara is the Abu Dhabi Desert Problem from April 1 to 7. Learn the entire launch right here. Contact Karen Van Wyk Purple-Lined Motoring Journey Advertising and marketing karen@redlined.co.za For extra details about Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.'s merchandise, providers and our dedication to sustainable mobility, go to Nissan-International.com. Observe us on Fb, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, and look at our newest movies on YouTube. Get extra details about Nissan within the Center East right here.