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Sports | Thursday 4 February, 2016 11:31 am |

​SkyDive Dubai Pro Cycling Team unveils new kit with partner Audi, Al Nabooda Automobiles

The SkyDive Dubai Pro Cycling Team has unveiled its line-up and newly designed kit ahead of the Dubai Tour on Tuesday in the Westin Hotel.


Audi, Al Nabooda Automobiles, represented by the National Sales Manager Mazen Al Nashar, is not only the sponsor of the SkyDive Dubai Cycling team but also the official motoring partner for the Dubai Tour.


Adding to the line-up were two new Audi Q7s – sporting the Al Nabooda Automobiles and Skydive Dubai logo – as well as two Audi R8s and an Audi RS5 that will be provided exclusively to the team to accompany them over the four stages of the challenge.


In its efforts as a supporter of the Dubai Tour, Al Nabooda Automobiles will be providing a host of Audi vehicles to ensure the race runs as smoothly and safely as possible throughout the four days of racing.


“The Audi brand has been identified as one synonymous with sporting excellence and cycling enthusiasts, fans and spectators will be able to spot the fleet of Audi cars featuring throughout the race stages, providing vital safety assistance and transport for the organisers,” said Ali Al Nabooda, General Manager Audi, Al Nabooda Automobiles.  


“We have always been passionate about local teams and individuals that strive for the best in sports and I wish all the athletes the best of luck for the Dubai Tour.”


The Dubai Tour, a biking challenge with a total of 676 gruelling kilometres, starts on 3 February marking the first of four stages. With a spectacular finish line in place in Business Bay the last leg of the tour finishes up on 6 February.


The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati and Lamborghini, is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the premium segment. The company is present in more than 100 markets worldwide and produces at 16 locations in twelve countries. In the second half of 2016, Audi will start production of the Q5 in San José Chiapa (Mexico). 100-percent subsidiaries of AUDI AG include quattro GmbH (Neckarsulm), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. (Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy) and Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. (Bologna, Italy).

In 2014, the latest full financial year, the Audi Group delivered to customers approximately 1.74 million automobiles of the Audi brand, 2,530 sports cars of the Lamborghini brand and approximately 45,000 motorcycles of the Ducati brand. AUDI AG achieved total revenue of €53.8 billion and an operating profit of €5.15 billion in 2014. At present, more than 80,000 people work for the company all over the world, 58,000 of them in Germany. Audi focuses on new products and sustainable technologies for the future of mobility.

AUDI AG’s commitment to the region was confirmed through the foundation of its fully owned subsidiary in 2005. The current Middle East model range comprises the Audi A1, A3 and S3 Sedan, A4 and RS 4 Avant, the A5 Coupe, Sportback, Cabriolet and RS 5, the A6, S6 & RS 6 Avant, A7, S7 & RS 7, A8 L & S8, the Audi Q3, Q5 and Q7, the Audi TT Coupe/Roadster and TT RS Coupe, the Audi R8 Coupe and R8 Spyder as well as R8 V10 plus.


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