Dubai, United Arab Emirates (12 March 2018) – Nissan dominated the final lineup of the second edition of the Dubai International Baja, powered by Nissan and AW Rastamani, with four of its cars finishing in the top ten positions.

The UAE’s Mansour Al Helei and his Nissan Patrol Pickup came third in the T1 category, with the regional favourite Nissan Patrol also taking second place in the T2 classification.

Nissan also topped the charts of the GCC competitors, with a Nissan Patrol Pickup and Nissan Navara taking first and second place respectively.

Kalyana Sivagnanam, President, Nissan Middle East and Regional Vice-President, Africa, Middle East & India Region, was present to award the successful Nissan rally drivers.


Kalyana Sivagnanam said: “We’ve had another very successful year here at the Dubai International Baja, with some highly promising results from our cars and drivers alike. With Nissan cars making up four of the top ten, this event has demonstrated what many in the region already know – that our vehicles are durable and reliable in the challenging desert terrain.”

He also added “At Nissan, we recognize the potential in the motorsports domain globally and here in UAE. Across the region, the sport continues to grow and we are proud to be part of such an exhilarating event that brings joy to participants and fans alike.”