Also known as UAE Time Attack, the ESL is the only FIA approved time-attack event in the Middle-East.
The format remains largely unchanged since the inception of ESL. With cars divided in classes such as Street, Super-Street, Modified and Unlimited on the basis of modifications. And subdivisions related to displacement & drivetrain. The layout for the final round was the Yas Marina North Circuit. A 3.15km track that features 10 corners, the North Circuit allows drivers to smash the pedal at the back straight, before they brake their internal organs out to tackle the famous turn number eight. Slightly longer than its South-counterpart, it allows competitors to carry higher speeds through corners, especially through turn number four.
The participants were split into groups namely A, B, C, and D on the basis of vehicle class. Each group would get a 10-minute practice session followed by three 15 minute sessions of track-time. That being said, due to driver numbers failing to satisfy minimum requirements at this round, the categories were grouped together, and the results are as follows –