The Arabian desert gives another chance

It would have been too much to have to wait for the next Dakar to settle pending accounts. From the favorites to the Touareg, Al-Attiyah was the only one who ended up outlining a smile of satisfaction that on the faces of Sainz and Loeb spoke of wanting revenge for a job well done, but with insufficient reward. His ambition needed another opportunity that the Arabian desert will provide this weekend, to iinaugurate the second season of Extreme E and live a three-way fight in which the Qatari arrives in the role of rookie, After his recent addition to the ranks of Cupra. Although he has already made it known that he goes out for all.

The year of filming that leads Sainz and Loeb together with Laia and Cristina Gutiérrez respectively in the electrical contest, can be neutralize with the help that the reigning champion has given to Nasser. The Qatari prepared the course with Kristoffersson and was convinced to enter this battle for “the fights I saw between everyone” just a year ago in the premiere season.

Al Attiyah will wage his battle alongside Loeb and a Carlos, the one who stands out among the others and who comes out willing to take the second edition of the championship with Laia Sanz. The experience of the Spanish woman in the last Dakar is also an asset in her favor and the desert, the first starting point to get the gallons in a new format that further encourages those battles that appealed to Nasser, while at the same time should harm Cristina Gutiérrez and Loeb, well speed is lost (section dominated by the Hamilton duo) to gain excitement in the melee.

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Saturdays happen to have two qualifying races instead of timed attempts by team, which were previously done individually. will be done a division of five couples to play each of the rounds and once the points are distributed, that classification will decide who will face each other in each of the two semifinals on Sunday or the crazy racing. The first two of each semi-final and the winner of that test will finally be the five teams that contest the final of each XPrix.

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Otherwise, the scoring system will be maintained and the rest of the novelties will arrive in line-ups where Christine GZ sets course for Veloce along with the British Lance Woolridge after the team has completely revolutionized its ranks. As well debuts McLaren duo with the arrival of Enma Gilmour and Tanner Foust, and both the Rosberg as Xite Energy and Cupra, renew a part of the structure with the arrival of Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky, Klara Andersson (low on this first appointment due to COVID) and Al Attiyah respectively.

Complying with the rules of the event that prevent testing the single-seaters before starting to roll, this section should be a handicap for the Qatari, although as rookie of the class, you will have 20 minutes of test to get an idea of ​​what is to come. Far from falling under pressure, with a track record like his, he allows himself to joke, “besides I have come from my house to here with my electric car, I’ve been training,” he says, and about the new format he doesn’t think “it’s a problem.” To Nasser he likes “this type of battle because I’ve already experienced it on the Dakar” and besides, he knows the sands of Neom very well. What comes next is another story…

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