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Open to all drivers aged 15 and over, the F4UAE Championship is run in accordance with the FIA guidelines and is inteded as a first step for drivers looking to make the transition from karting into competitive circuit racing.

Young drivers are given the opportunity to show off their talent at the junior level of racing in a category that allows championship points to count towards an FIA Superlicense.

Adhering to the highest standards of safety, while keeping costs at an affordbale level, the F4UAE Championship is the perfect platform for young drivers to have ample track time to hone their skills at internationally recognised circuits.


The F4UAE Championship provided participants with an exciting start to their formula racing careers, and has seen many graduates of the inaugural season progress to other F4 championships within Europe for 2018 with race-winning success. 


Our aim is to develop the next Formula 1 stars, with our F4 series being in the winter the championship is fast becoming known as the place to send up and coming talent as they make the move from karts to single seaters. Xcel Motorsport (Formerly Energy Dubai) are now taking this a stage further with the training centre which will house Simulators, reaction testing and other apparatus required for driver development.  Drivers who have competed in the UAE F4 that are now making further steps towards careers in motorsport are:
•    David Schumacher
•    Caio Collet
•    Olli Caldwell
•    Leon Kohler
•    Charles Weerts
•    Logan Sargeant
We currently have 3 drivers in the team who are destined for stardom as drivers:
•    Matteo Nannini / Italian
•    Shihab Al Habsi / Omani
•    Tijmen Van Der Helm /Netherlands


Our team of mechanics, engineers, data engineers and driver/coaches offer drivers the best support team to deliver success.


Xcel Motorsport is highly organised and professional, with a proven track record in preparing race winning cars. We use data and video analysis to perfect both the performance of the car and driver.

In depth data analysis using the AIM Evo 4 data system, coupled with the AIM Smarty Cam for video analysis, allows us to interpret live data with video footage to help us maintain and refine equipment and to continuously learn and improve driver performance.

Click here to view the current championship standings.

history & Achievements

Xcel Motorsport recently won the triple crown of titles in the 2019 F4UAE Championship, including the drivers and rookie titles with Italian Matteo Nannini, plus the teams championship. Additionally, Alhabsi also finished third outright in the drivers championship and contributed to the 10 race wins, 4 pole positions and 29 podium finishes achieved, making the 2019 season Xcel Motorsport’s most successful in three years of F4UAE competition.

Having already developed a heavy racing footprint with karting in Europe, the Dubai-based racing team will now take their F4 cars and equipment to Spain in time for the season opener in early April, running Omani frontrunner Shihab Alhabsi as lead driver for the full season.

2021 Team


Formula 4 UAE

2021 Vice Drivers Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2020 Drivers Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2020 Team Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2020 Rookie Drivers Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2019 Team Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2019 Drivers Champions

Formula 4 UAE

2019 Rookie Drivers Champions

Formula 4 UAE


12 Race Wins (60%)

Formula 4 UAE


19 Podiums

Formula 4 UAE

Xcel Motorsport - Shihab
Xcel Motorsport - Shihab Alhabsi Lap
Xcel Motorsport -Matteo
Xcel Motorsport - Shihab Alhabsi
Xcel Motorsport - Matteo


Simulator Testing


Within our new facility we have one of the most advanced simulator rooms available. Our team drivers can use this to their advantage to practice on the various track layouts.

Pro Driver Coaching


Whether it's your first time or an experienced driver, our on hand professional driver coaches can help provide you with what you need to become a champion. 

Flexible Packages


Xcel Motorsport can provide full championship packages, mid season tests, or one-off race packages. We can cater for any request from any level of driver.

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