Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2024

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Raffii, Baslar steer Racing Bahrain to victory in three-hour opening round at BIKC

The Racing Bahrain tandem of Raed Raffii and Ali Baslar powered to an impressive victory in the first round of the 2019/2020 Bahrain Karting Enduro Championship (BKEC), held on Saturday at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. 

Each of the race’s overall top five completed the three-hour challenge with 123 laps around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK) Track, but it was Raffii and Baslar who were able to build a comfortable gap in the front en route to taking the chequered flag.

They finished ahead of overall runners-up Go Bahrain, who were 20.936 seconds back. Go Bahrain consisted of Abdulla Buhindi and Khalid Abdulla.



Racing Bahrain Junior secured the final overall podium step 51.852secs behind the victors. They featured Mohammed Ameen and Khalid Alwazzan behind the wheel.

A total of 14 teams driving identical 390cc RT8 karts competed in the meeting. Aside from the overall classification, they were also battling it out in three different categories.

Racing Bahrain were the outright winners and they also captured first place in the Pro class. Go Bahrain followed while Bahrain Airport Services A comprising Lewis Smith and Ahmed Abduljalil were third.



Ameen and Alwazzan added to their overall podium finish by winning the Nations class. They finished ahead of Bapco Engineering (Talal Beshara and Faisal Alshafei) in second and Bapco Smart Fueling (Saud Al Shreedi and Khaifa Al Zayani) in third.

The Bapco Motorsport pair of Abdulrahman Alawadhi and Essa Mahmood were then triumphant amongst the Corporate class competitors. They finishing ahead of Redline Racing (Paul Lecaillon and Hussein Lala) and Bahrain Airport Services B (Mohamed Faqihi, Ziyad Khalifa and Don Vinura).

Racing Bahrain had another reason to celebrate on the evening, having registered the race’s fastest lap of one minute 12.195 seconds.



At the end of all the action, the winners were presented their respective trophies by BIKC and Bahrain International Circuit officials.

Following round one, Racing Bahrain leads the overall and Pro class championship standings with 30 points in each. Bapco Motorsport tops the Corporate class with 30 points, while Racing Bahrain Junior leads the Nations category, also on 30 points.

The BKEC season resumes with Round Two on November 9, which will be another three-hour race. Round Three is then set for January 18 next year and it will be a six-hour event.

Round Four will then be the championship-finale and the ultimate challenge of the season: a 24-hour race, scheduled for February 14 and 15.