BIC: Autocross round two proves successful for Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa and Shaikh Saqer Al Khalifa

BIC: Autocross round two proves successful for Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa and Shaikh Saqer Al Khalifa

Group A Modified, Raed Himmo, behind the wheel of an Ultralite

Aug 27th – Bahrain International Circuit, ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’, hosted a second and final round of Autocross last Friday, with top Bahraini racers Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa and Shaikh Saqer Al Khalifa among the evening’s winning drivers.

The event was being held at the world-famous Sakhir race track for the second successive week, as Bahrain International Circuit continues its action-packed programme this Holy Month of Ramadan. It was organized by the Circuit Racing Club (CRC) in cooperation with the Bahrain Motor Federation (BMF) and Bahrain International Circuit.

Another huge number of competitors took part in racing, which was this weekend divided into five categories. Racing was highlighted by the winning performances of Shaikh Salman bin Isa and Shaikh Saqer in their respective classes. Shaikh Salman bin Isa triumphed in the Group A Stock (4-6 Cylinder 2000 cc and below), while Shaikh Saqer emerged victorious in the Group B Stock (4-6 Cylinder above 2000cc).

Shaikh Salman bin Isa

The three other winners of the night were Raed Himmo in the Group A Modified (up to 2000cc), Hussain Karimi  in the Group B Modified (above 2000cc), and Hussain Alahmadi in the Group C Stock (8 Cylinder and above). Both Himmo and Alahmadi emerged as winners for the second straight weekend.

In the Group A Stock, Shaikh Salman bin Isa, driving his Subaru Impreza, won after completing the race course in 38.737secs. Second place was claimed by Sayed Ali in a Nissan TIIDA, who finished in 41.545secs.

Shaikh Saqer steered his Porsche Cayman to the win in 37.436secs.

In the Group B Stock, Shaikh Saqer steered his Porsche Cayman to the win in 37.436secs. Salah Salahuddin was the runner-up in his Mitsubishi Evo X in 38.089secs, and Shaikh Ebrahim Al Khalifa in a Subaru Impreza STI was third in 39.454secs.

In the Group A Modified, Himmo, behind the wheel of an Ultralite, won in 34.254secs. Adel Faraj in a Westfield came second in 35.338secs, while Khalid Al Jamal in a Honda Integra was third in 41.332secs.

Karimi was a narrow victor against Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Karimi, driving a Lotus Exige S, clocked a winning mark of 36.762secs

In the Group B Modified, Karimi was narrow victor against Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Karimi, driving a Lotus Exige S, clocked a winning mark of 36.762secs around the race track, which was just enough to pip Shaikh Hamad bin Isa in a BMW M3 CSL, who finished in 37.332secs. Muath Alessa in a BMW M3 came third in 38.054secs.

The evenings winners

Finally, in the Group C Stock, Alahmadi secured first place after driving his BMW M5 around the course in a winning mark of 39.097secs.

A special award was handed out to woman driver Narmeen, driving her Volkswagen Golf GTI

Meanwhile, a special award was handed out to woman driver Narmeen Abdulwahab, driving her Volkswagen Golf GTI. She was presented a trophy for the second successive week as a token of appreciation for her involvement and competitiveness.

For more information on the Autocross events this Ramadan or on other activities at Bahrain International Circuit, call the circuit hotline on +973-17-450000 or visit the circuit’s official website www.bahraingp.com.

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