Abdulaziz Abdulla won the second round of Qatar National Road Racing Championship held today under the floodlights of Losail International Circuit. The qatari driver started in the first place of the grid as he got the pole postion yesterday during the qualifying practice.
Immediately after the start of the race, Pavel Nedobity from Czec Republic, overtook him, leading the race during the first laps. In the fourth lap, the Porsche of Abdulla passed the Lotus car of Pavel and the Qatari driver managed to cross the checkered flag in first position. The Australian driver Talal Wehbe finished in the third position.
The three drivers were in the podium in the Open Class.
Saif Al Naimi with a Suzuki Swift was the first driver in the Production class to cross the finishing line.
Trophies were given by Mr. Sultan Al Muraikhi (QMMF Board Member and and General Secretary Assistant) and Mr.Rashid Al Sulaiti (QMMF Public Relations Manager)
The next round will be on the 22nd and 23rd March.
Abdulaziz Abdulla -- 1st
'It was my first race ever so I am very happy with my second position. It was a very exciting race and we were pushing each other very hard with Abdulaziz during all the race. He was faster in the straight and I was faster little bit in the corners and considering my first pariticpation in a circuit I am very happy with my result'
Pavel Nedobity - 2nd
'I am very happy to win this race and it was a very aggressive racing. The competition was in a very high level with the Lotus car of Pavel pushing me a lot of times during the race but at the end he made some mistakes so I passed him and I won the race'
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