Infiniti kicks off Abu Dhabi GP with Vettel’s donuts for the F1 showrun

By | November 20, 2014
DUBAI (UAE), 19 Nov 2014: Infiniti kick-started the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend today with thousands of locals enjoying the sounds, speed and spectacle of a live F1™ Showrun, in Dubai. Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel drove the 2011 Championship-winning race car and the F1™-inspired 560-horsepower Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype down the runway at SkyDive Dubai, near the famous Palm.
Ahead of the high performance Showrun, which also marked the start of the Dubai Motor Festival, the drivers met fans and signed autographs, then wrapped the show up by parading the route in an Infiniti Q60 Convertible.
Speaking at the event, Juergen Schmitz, Managing Director, Infiniti Middle East, said: “The Infiniti F1™ Showrun was a hugely exciting and successful event, igniting the Dubai Motor Festival with a truly unique spectacle for the UAE’s passionate car fans and demonstrating Infiniti’s core focus of automotive performance”.
eom/Infiniti press release