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This weekend’s launch of Al Ain into Superleague Formula went really well, with the SF team making the 150k journey from Abu Dhabi to the club’s home town.

A press conference was held in the Emirates Hotel, attended by UAE Royalty as well as Al Ain Football Club General Manager, Dr Khalid Al Hashimi (see images below).

Later on, the club’s purple and white car even made its way into the red sand desert where the searing heat and soaring temperature (45 degrees!) was almost enough to melt the tyres! Some of the team tried to ride the desert camels (the less said about that, the better)…

Later in the day, they were treated to a very special act by some traditional dancers in front of the Al Ain Palace Museum (above), singing and chanting about the club and the city.

All in all, it was a day to remember, with the UAE culture mixing it with Superleague Formula in style…


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