The first day of the rally proper saw competitors travelling by road to Razeen before taking to the sand for 260kms of fast-paced desert driving on Special Stage One – sponsored by Yas Marina Circuit.
This was the only time this week that we had a) a good spot to film (and for me to take photos) b) good weather and c) that I had a fully working camera. Here’s the best of the action from 14kms south of SS2 Refuel.
And finally the cars
Results for the stage can be found here.
If any of the competitors would like full size file of any of my photos please email me on fullemptyquarter at gmail dot com.