Harrison Newey powered to an impressive victory in the season-opening race of the 2016/2017 MRF Challenge in Bahrain.

Starting from pole, Newey was generally untroubled as he built a comfortable gap in front of his rivals en route to a fine win.

He completed the race in a time of 20 minutes 19.964 seconds.

Ralf Aron of Estonia finished as the runner-up 4.977 seconds behind, while Joey Mawson of Australia rounded out the podium placers 7.824s back in third.

Race two is scheduled for a 4.10pm start on Saturday.

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