Abdulaziz Abdulla won the second round of Qatar National Road Racing Championship (QNRRCH) held on Saturday 9 March 2013 under the floodlights of Losail International Circuit. The qatari driver started in the first place of the grid as he got the pole position on Friday 10 March 2013 during the qualifying practice.

Abdulaziz Abdulla in action
Abdulaziz Abdulla in action

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.

QNRRCH Podium March 09, 2013 10
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.

The next round will be on the 22 – 23 March 2013.

Abdulaziz Abdulla – First

‘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 participation in a circuit I am very happy with my result’

Pavel Nedobity – Second

‘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’

Group action March 09, 2013 10

Marhaba was at the QNRRCH’s qualifying practice or free practice on Saturday 9 March 2013 at Losail International Circuit. Clemens Schmid came in first at 159.51, Abdulaziz Al Faisal came in second at 158.68, followed by Markis Pommer at 158.58, Karim Al Azhari at 157.80 and Christina Nielsen at 157.75.