The Israeli racing team Pearl Pango Racing Team for the first time participate in the race, held on the territory of the United Arab Emirates, according to Ynet.
Dani pearl and Itay Moldovan will be the first Israelis who took part in one of the largest races in the middle East.
The article notes that the organizers invited the Israeli team, and athletes arrived in the UAE on Israeli passports. Earlier, the Israelis were able to participate in tournaments in the UAE only after the pressure of the international federations and athletes as a neutral (i.e., no symbols of Israel).
Dani pearl said race organizers took the Israelites warmth, he thanked the Federation of the UAE Motorsport for inviting us to such a big race.
Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge — one of the largest races in the middle East. This year it will be attended by 112 teams from 29 countries.