Al Kooheji made local motor racing history as the first-ever winner of the all-new BMR 600 Championship

Race 1

Hussain Al Kooheji led the way in both free practice and qualifying and then powered to a fine win in Race One, where he took the chequered flag in 14mins 05.431secs. Al Kooheji also clocked the fastest lap of 1min 16.249secs.

Saleh Al Kandari was the runner-up in the 11-lap sprint 8.916secs behind, while Hussain Al Aswad finished 14.936s back for third place.

Faisal Ali (+21.914secs), Emad Shehadeh (+30.183secs), Chris Rabie (+52.074secs), Tim Attwood (+1min 02.684secs) and David Wynne (+1min 09.843secs) completed the top eight, while the rest of the field saw Thamer Ibrahim, Harry Johnston, Frank Mobitz and Abdulghaffar Albastaki in ninth through 12th place, respectively.

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Race 2

In Race two, Al Kooheji won in 14mins 07.131secs – just 4.417secs ahead of second-placer Al Aswad, who had the best lap of the race of 1min 16.026secs.

Ali improved to a podium position in third place 8.123secs behind the victor, while Shehadeh (+35.071secs), Rabie (+41.916secs) and Wynne (+55.251secs) were all in the top six.

The rest of the field featured Al Bastaki, Attwood, Johnston and Mobitz, with Al Kandari not being classified.

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