Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East set to kick off in Bahrain this weekend

The exciting competition sees drivers race in identical cars

Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East set to kick off in Bahrain this weekend

The Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East is set to kick off at Bahrain International Circuit this weekend.

The exciting competition gives drivers an equal chance to win as they race in identically-constructed Porsche GT3 Cup cars type 991.2.

There are five rounds, the first of which involves three races that will be held this Friday (December 13) and Saturday (December 14) in support of the FIA WEC Bapco event.

FIA WEC Bapco also coincides with National Day celebrations planned at the track in Sakhir.

The second round will be held at the Dubai Autodrome on January 24 and January 25, with the third round held on January 31 and February 1 at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

The competition then returns to BIC, with the final two rounds held on February 21 and February 22, and the final will take place on March 21 and March 22 during the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Tickets for this weekend’s event cost just BHD1, and can be bought on the door or on the Bahrain GP website.

You’ll get to see current champion Al Faisal Al Zubair of Oman take on previous victors including Ryan Cullen from Ireland, Jeffrey Schmidt from Switzerland, and Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa from Bahrain.
BHD1. Fri Dec 13-Sat Dec 14. Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir (1745 0000).

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