Team Abu Dhabi's Rashed Al Tayer would not acknowledge that his expectations of a first world aquabikes title are over after his test was harmed by mechanical issues at the Grand Prix of Sharjah a day ago.
Al Tayer, lying joint second in the Runabout GP1 arrangement, seven points behind Poland's title chief, Andrzej Wisniewski, neglected to arrive at the second passing session in view of a specialized issue obstructing the progression of fuel to his motor.
It implies he will begin the first of tomorrow's two motos at 10 AM in 25th position, and faces a significant challenge to move through the field so as to increase a superior space for the second moto five hours after the fact.
His circumstance was helped by the way that Wisniewski was just tenth quickest qualifier, with France's shielding champion, Jeremy Perez, asserting pole position.
While Team Abu Dhabi mechanics dealt with his bike, Al Tayer promptly returned out onto Khaled Lagoon to test another race machine if he should do a switch tomorrow.
Al Tayer commented "There's as yet far to go," who kept his championship challenge alive in China with a decided showcase in the wake of being forced to ride a bike leased locally when his very own was held up in customs.
There was another mishap for Team Abu Dhabi later, as a messed up motor averted their authoritative world free-style champion, Rashid Al Mulla, from finishing his passing session.
It implied a bustling night for the Team Abu Dhabi mechanics before All Mulla sets off tomorrow in quest for a tenth progressive Grand Prix triumph to verify a second progressive world title. He holds an instructing important lead over Italy's Roberto Mariani, having won the last 21 motos.
Runabout GP1 World Championship standings
1 ANDRZEJ WISNIEWSKI PL 104pts
2 YOUSEF AL ABDULRAZZAQ KW 97
2 RASHED AL TAYER UAE 97
4 MARCUS JORGENSEN DK 93
4 SAMUEL JOHANSSON SE 93
6 JEREMY PEREZ FR 87
7 ANTON PANKRATOV EE 86
8 JOHAN JOHANSSON SE 66
9 MATTIA FRACASSO IT 64
10 LINO ARAUJO PT 58
Freestyle World Championship standings
1 RASHID AL MULLA AE 150
2 ROBERTO MARIANI IT 132
3 JAROSLAV TIRNER CZ 110
4 SERGEY CHEMEZOV RU 107
5 PAULO NUNES PT 85
6 NIELS WILLEMS BE 71
7 ALEXANDER KURAMSHI RU 63
8 VLADISLAV VOROBEV RU 51
9 ALBERTO CAMERLENGO IT 29
10 HE LIU CN 15
1. Group Abu Dhabi's Rashed Al Mulla – endured motor issues in qualifying.
2. Rashed Al Tayer – wouldn't acknowledge Runabout GP1 title trusts are finished