Toyota EDT wins two 2nd positions at Drift UAE
Ahmed Al Ameri led the Toyota Emirates Drifting Team (Toyota EDT) to its 2nd podium finish in a row by clinching 2nd place at Drift UAE’s Round 4, held at the Dubai Autodrome on 9 March.
Al Ameri powered his way to the podium with an amazing display of drifting poise and prowess that entertained drifting fans. This is the 2nd podium finish for Toyota EDT this season with their new Toyota 86.
Al Ameri, expressing his excitement said, “This result is a culmination of months of hard work and trails and tribulations. It’s not only a great professional achievement but it’s also an emotional success for a team that has worked for months on this car. The level of competition in Drift UAE keeps getting tougher with every round, which makes today’s result extra special.”
“I would like dedicate this achievement to all of Toyota EDT fans; their support fuels the team to achieve greater successes. Today’s result wouldn’t have been possible without the unlimited support of Al-Futtaim Motors Toyota. I would like to thank them for believing in Toyota EDT; their confidence will further strengthen us to recreate today’s result in the upcoming rounds of Drift UAE.”
Video from Round 4
He added, “I also would also like to thank Maxxis Tyres for supplying Toyota EDT with Z1 Drift professional drifting tyres, as well as Extreme Performance and Emirates Motorsports Technologies for providing Toyota EDT with the necessary technical support.”
Ahmed Al Ameri won 2nd place at round 3:
Toyota EDT will participate in the Round 5 of Drift UAE which will take place in Dubai Autodrome on April 18-19th.
About Toyota Emirates Drifting Team:
Led by Ahmed Al Ameri, the UAE drifting champion, Emirates Drifting Team is the UAE’s most accomplished drifting team and the first to get the official support of a local auto distributor. Toyota Emirates Drifting Team was formed upon the announcement of Ahmed Al Ameri as the UAE drifting champion at a ceremony organized by Motorsports Solutions. The team will be using a Toyota 86 in all the drifting championships in the UAE and some GCC and international competitions. The all-new Toyota 86 fits perfectly with Ahmed Al Ameri’s passion for motorsports. With style, performance, authenticity and originality it is a light, nimble, sleek and sporty vehicle that offers a pure driving experience on track. One of the main missions of the team is to spread awareness about safe driving among drift amateurs, young drivers and even teenagers through a series of events organized throughout the two coming years.