EMC Provides Medical Vans to Support Formula One Medical Team
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 26 November, 2015 – EMC Commercial Vehicles, part of Emirates Motor Company (EMC), has supported 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by providing a fleet of Mercedes-Benz V-Class vans to support its medical team. 2015 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will take place on 29 November at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Equipped with all the required medical equipment, the vans will ensure the provision of all vital first-aid and emergency care for the Formula drivers attending the championship.
Bilal Al Ribi, General Manager, EMC Commercial Vehicles, said: “It is necessary for a major racing event of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix’s calibre to guarantee the safety of the audience. Towards this priority, we have provided this fully equipped fleet that can respond to urgent medical concerns immediately in line with the highest standards.”
Dr. Sean Petherbridge, Chief Medical Officer at Automobile & Touring Club of the UAE, said: “With the extrication teams in these V Class vehicles we can fit all the equipment and all the rescue personnel comfortably allowing the staff to remain focused under pressure. They are fast and safe vehicles allowing deployment to the scene of an accident with ease.”