The 2015/2016 Bahrain SWS Endurance Championship flags off on Saturday with the first round of action Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir.

The meeting has been organised by BIKC in co-operation with Bahrain International Circuit and Bahrain Motor Federation.

There are 20 teams set to take part in the three-hour challenge: Batelco Racing 1, Batelco Racing 2, Mahla EKT, Racing Falcons, Bank ABC, BBK, Ice Racing, Supercars Club Arabia, Blazing Raptors 1 (Saudi Arabia), Blazing Raptors 2 (Saudi Arabia), Blazing Raptors 3 (Saudi Arabia), Bahrain International Circuit, ML Racing, W Brothers (Oman), SRC Racing,, Mahla Angels, Oman 1, Oman 2, Beshara Racing Team and WP Time Bandits.

Event schedule:
  • 3.05 p.m. - Free practice and Qualifying
  • 4.30 p.m. - Endurance race
  • Immediately followed by Podium Presentation

BIKC invites fans and companies to take part. Teams can be made up of two to four drivers, all of whom must be aged 16 years old or older. Teams will be competing in BIKC’s Sodi RT8 13HP 390cc karts on the 1.414-kilometre Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK) circuit.

All are welcome to attend and watch the event.

The championship’s second round will be on January 30 of next year while round three, which will be a 24-hour race, will be held on March 11-12.

For more information or to take part in the championship, call +973-17-451745.

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