Being a racing driver in Dubai

Time Out Dubai meets Radical RSX racing driver Romain Lutter, who has one of the coolest jobs in Dubai. Find out about car racing in Dubai

Romain Lutter, 34
The Radical RSX driver on thrills and spills of motor racing.

How fast can your racing car go?
Our Radical RSX can go up to 230/240 Kph. However the most impressive part is the cornering speed – we can pass curves at 180/190 Kph.

Best bit of your job?
Driving is the ultimate tool to release pressure after a stressful week. The Radical Middle East Cup, is a team effort, so it’s great to share wins with mechanics and sponsors.

What’s the most challenging aspect?
Keeping your concentration at all times. It’s a dangerous sport so you need to respect each driver around you.

Why is Dubai a good place for what you do?
The UAE has the best facilities for motorsports events. Everything from the track to the paddocks exceeds expectations.

Do you worry about crashing?
I don’t, but my wife does!

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