Nakheel is honoured and proud to be participating in the Dubai Tour 2015 in the form of Stage Sponsor. This world-class cycle race is one of the most prestigious events in the sporting calendar, and the perfect platform from which to showcase Dubai and its world-famous landmarks.
We wish to inform you that the 2015 Dubai Tour, taking place from Wednesday 4 February until Saturday 7 February, will pass through certain Nakheel communities as part of the race route.
Dubai Tour, organised by the Dubai Sports Council in partnership with RCS Sports and Events JLT, is a professional cycling event featuring some of the world’s biggest names in cycling. The event covers 663 kilometres over four stages, with 128 competitors, including riders from the UAE national cycling team and the Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling team, taking part. It will also be broadcast live on TV channels across the world.
The organisers have provided full details of the timings and routes for this prestigious event, which will be preceded by a promotional parade on Palm Jumeirah on Tuesday 3 February. The race itself will pass through Nakheel communities on the first two days, as follows:
Tuesday 3 February 2015: Parade Event
Affecting Palm Jumeirah only 4.00pm – 5.00pm
One lane of Palm Jumeirah trunk road will be closed
Wednesday 4 February 2015: Stage 1
Palm Jebel Ali and Waterfront 12.00pm – 12.35pm
Al Furjan and Discovery Gardens 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Jumeirah Islands (JLT road) 2.30pm – 2.45pm
Thursday 5 February 2015: Stage 2
International City (outside community) 11.30am – 11.55am
Jumeirah Islands (inside Community) 2.15pm –2.45pm
Palm Jumeirah ( inside Community) 300pm – 3.30pm
Please be aware that some roads within these communities will close for short time in order to accommodate the riders. All road closures will be co-ordinated by the appropriate Dubai authorities, with Dubai Police escorting the cyclists on all routes throughout the race. While every effort will be made to minimise disruption, we urge you to take the above timings into account when planning journeys within the affected communities at these times.
Please refer to the attached maps and information leaflets for full route details.
We hope you will join us in showing support and encouragement to all who are participating in this very special sporting event.
For more information on the Dubai Tour, please visit:
Nakheel Asset Management and Infrastructure