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DESERT STORM RACING is a profession platform and vehicle for promotion of brands and companies through influencing followers on social media platforms.

With the DAKAR rally confirmed for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 5 years we are now offering services in preparation of vehicles using our vast experience.


Nationality:           British

Residence:           Dubai, UAE – 37 Years

Racing Since:       Age 12 (33 years)


  • 2nd in 2017/8 Emirates Desert Championship

  • 3rd in 2016/7 Emirates Desert Championship

  • 1st in TOYO VW GTI CUP Championship​

  • 1st in Class Dubai Desert Challenge​

  • 3 Times UAE National Drag Racing Champion Pro-Saloon​

  • 4 Times UAE Autocross Champion​​

  • Top 5 finishes in over eight 24hr kart events​

  • Top 3 finishes in over 16 Dubai Desert Endurance races riding a Quad-bike​.

  • 4 Times UAE Offshore JetSki Champion In Pro-Mod Stand Up Class

Ryan Trutch is a successful motor racing driver who has significant driving achievements, most recently two time champion of the Emirates Desert Championship 2017 & 2018.  U.A.E Autocross Champion in 2002 & 2003, 1st in National Class of the 2002 Dubai Desert Challenge and finish 1st in the TOYO VW GTI championship in 2006 & 2007. 


Ryan’s love for motor racing started at the early age of 6 watching Formula 1, once he was able to drive his fathers range rover single handedly at the age of 10 there was no stopping him.  Ryan began taking part in motor racing competitions from the age of 12. His love for driving extends to motorbikes, quads, dune buggies and 4x4’s and has taken part in countless go-kart and 24 hour events.


In addition to his driving experience Ryan has owned his own automotive tuning and FIA equipment supplies business for 12 years. He’s worked at Dubai Autodrome for 9 years starting as a part time race driving instructor he powered through the ranks to Commercial Director where he has helped shape Middle East Motorsports and make Dubai Autodrome extremely successful.


He has recently started his own business once again providing automotive and motorsports consultancy services throughout the Middle East.



Nationality:           British

Residence:           Dubai, UAE – 35 Years

Racing Since:       Age 12 (30 years)


  • Support driver with multiple finish's in 2016/7 EDC

  • Multiple podium finishes in Dirt Donks Motorcross.

  • 1st in class Dubai Desert Challenge as Co driver.

  • Multiple Podiums in Autocross.

Stefan Cudby has also grown up in Dubai and with a long history of Motorcross winning many victories and medals along the way
since the early age of 14.


Ryan and Stefan have also had a long history of friendship and history in motorsports which has included teaming up as driver and co-driver in several off road rallies.


A unfortunate motorcross accident in 2002 left Stefan with a badly broken foot which he fought to save over several years of medication and therapy despite the odds and diagnosis of many specialist doctors.


The injury has left Stefan unable to compete in motorsports so now he has moved to four wheels where he follows in the stapes of his father whom was a professional rally driver in the 1980’s.

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