Posted on January 08, 2016

The race car simulatoris back by popular demand at this year’s Qatar ExxonMobil Open. Housed at the ExxonMobil Qatar stand in the tournament’s Public Village, the simulator has been a highlight of a number of past tournaments, providing visitors with an interactive and realistic racing experience based on a full-size specification racing car. This year’s simulator has all the features of a racing car, including an authentic, padded cockpit headrest, four-point racing harness, gear lever paddles, and a quick release carbon fibre steering wheel. The simulator allows drivers to experience the unique movement of the car under realistic acceleration, braking and cornering conditions. A built-in 5.1 surround sound system also provides users with a full-sensory experience. 

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The car simulator isn’t just for tournament-goers: Several of this year’s line-up of tennis players visited the ExxonMobil Qatar stand to test their driving skills, including Jeremy Chardy, Horia Tecau, Lukas Lacko, Jan Hernych, and Sergiy StakhovskyExxonMobil Qatar has been the title sponsor of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open for 22 years, in partnership with the Qatar Tennis Federation. Since the start of their collaboration, the ExxonMobil Qatar stand has been one of the highlights of the tournament and a much sought-after spot at its Public Village. Each year, the stand is carefully and creatively designed so that it is appealing to visitors of all ages.

In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, ExxonMobil is committed to providing the State of Qatar with the energy to drive human potential; to support research, safety, health and the environment; and to nurture its thriving society. Through a variety of partnerships with local organizations such as QTF, the company invests in programs that support education, professional workforce development, and active and healthy lifestyles within Qatar’s community – critical to building a skilled and productive workforce that can sustain Qatar’s future.