Sealine Sand Drag Competition gets off to a thrilling start

Sealine Sand Drag Competition gets off to a thrilling start By A Robin - December 19, 2023
Sand Drag Competition

Sand Drag Competition

Over two days, the Qatar Racing Club (QRC) sand drag track, situated on the sandy shores of Sealine, played host to a thrilling combination of competition, challenges, and excitement.

These were the inaugural rounds of the current season's Sealine Sand Drag Competition, held under the patronage of club chairman H E Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Thani. The event attracted champions from both Qatar and Gulf countries, including Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. Notably, Ghanim Al Muftah, an inspirational figure and Qatar's goodwill ambassador, participated in the event, engaging with racers over the two action-packed days.

After the first day's competitions, Saif Awadh Al Mutairi, Director of Kuwait's Basil Salem Al Sabah Motor Racing Club, and the club's Secretary Fahd Al Elaj presented a commemorative shield from the Kuwaiti club to QRC Director Sheikh Jabor bin Khalid Al Thani.

The initial day, focusing on car and motorcycle competitions along with quad bikes, saw Jassim Rahimboor clinch the top spot in the motocross category with a time of 5.207 seconds.

In the quad bikes category, Khaled Karam posted the fastest time in the stock class.

Khaled Ali Karam returned to the podium in the modified category, securing his second title in this round.

For the 6-cylinder engine categories (stock, turbo, and nitrous oxide), Mohammed Hakmi clocked the fastest time in the first category.

In the nitrous oxide category, Mohammed Al Sharshani emerged victorious with a time of 4.5 seconds, while Mohammed Al Dughaim claimed the turbo category title.

By A Robin - December 19, 2023

Leave a comment