Press Office

The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge has a permanent Press Office in Dubai.


An official media centre for the event based at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi will be operational from 20-21 March, and on 26 March. From 22-25 March a Media Centre will be operational at the rally bivouac.


For all press enquiries, please contact:


Tony Lewis

Chief Press Officer

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge


Phone: +971 50 645 9647




The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the Middle East’s first World Cup and World Championship motor sport event, returns for its 30th edition from 21-26 March, 2020


Taking place entirely within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the spectacular event once again takes competitors on a challenging adventure through the spectacular desert terrain of the Al Dhafra Region.


Reaching deep into the Liwa desert, the route crosses some of the most demanding landscapes on earth, testing drivers, riders, and machinery to the limit in the crossing of towering dunes and desert plains.


The Emirates Motorsports Organization invites you to be one of the accredited media on hand to cover the event.


All media should complete the Media Accreditation form available at the website’s Media section. Please then send your completed forms along with any required documentation to


The deadline for media accreditation application is March 14, 2020.

For further information on the 2020 ADDC, please contact:


Narayan Marar