A new cinematic automotive journey has begun for racing fans with the release of Forza Motorsport 5, exclusively for Xbox One. PLG & Dhofar Automotives brings you the Dodge Game On! 2014, a simulator challenge event, coming to Oman starting May 30th, in Nizwa, Sohar, Salalah and Muscat, for a chance to win a Dodge Challenger SRT8, Dodge Charger 3.6L and a host of other Prizes.
The first qualification sessions started on May 30th and 31st, where drivers made their way to Safeer Mall, and test their skills for a spot in the top six fastest laps on Forza Motorsport 5′s Circuit de Prague. In the spread of two days, over 267 racers took part of this event, with a total of 2178.03 KM driven virtually - That’s equal to 9 times the distance from Muscat to Sohar!
Six Sohar finalists (Hamed Al Balushi, Adil Al Rajhi, Abdulah Al Jabri, Abdullah Al Moqbali, Simon Whitaker and Hamed Al Qasmi) will advance to the final rounds in Muscat, and walk away with numerous prizes, including a brand new Xbox One with Forza Motorsport 5.
The Second qualification session was set in Nizwa, the largest city in Ad Dakhiliyah, around 140 km from Muscat. Over 277 registered tried their luck, and six qualifiers made it to the upcoming finals on the 21st of June. A trio of brothers, Mohammed Al Zadjali, Fahad Al Zadjali, Saad Al Zadjali took the first three spot, followed by Saud Saidi, Younis Al Busaidi and Mohammed Al Farsi.
The mountainous region of Salalah also had their chance, with six players qualifying to the regional finals. The results had Mohammed Ahmed Bait Othman leading the pack with a best lap of 1.17.260 on the Circuit de Prague, followed by Ahmed Mohamed Ba Omar, Mohammed Said Al Rawas, Ammar Said Al Rawas, Fahad Mahmoud Al Baraami and Sami Abdul Rahman Jalal.
The final event was an astounding feat for the team, set in Muscat City Centre’s Leisure Court, where all 32 finalists from the different areas of Oman got ready for the last race. In the course of 10 hours, set in three different iconic races, including the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit – Bathurst, Silverstone Racing Circuit and our local track, the Yas Marina Circuit.
After a total of 1423 races, over 146 hours and 13922.65 KM driven, the Dodge Game On! 2014 Tournament finished with the crowning of four ultimate virtual races, with Majid Al Waili from Muscat got OMR 500 for the fourth prize, Fahad Abdullah Suleiman Al Zadjali from Nizwa cashing the third prize of OMR 1000, Mashal Ismail Al Zadjali from Muscat winning the Dodge Charger SRT8 as the second prize and finally Mohammed Abdullah Suleiman Al Zadjali from Nizwa driving away with a Dodge Challenger SRT8.