Despite a slow start to the day in the BIC 2,000cc Challenge, Shaikh Hamad won both races to extend his winning streak to a flawless eight in a row.

Race 1

After starting from third on the grid, the former champion managed to power to the front a few laps into the race and he held on strong to take the chequered flag in a winning time of 19mins 58.574secs.

Raed Himmo in a Honda CRX completed the podium placers after finishing in third place 27.120secs off the pace. Alex Longden driving a BMW 3 Series finished fourth (+40.664secs), Abdulrahman Ghuloom in a Honda CIVIC was fifth (+59.684secs) and Tim Birkin rounded out the final classification in his Honda Integra in sixth (+2 laps). Ashkanani was not classified hoaving only completed seven laps.

Karimi clocked Race One’s fastest lap of 1min 18.805secs.


Race 2

In Race Two, Shaikh Hamad once again started from the middle of the field but it did not take him too long before moving up to the front. Shaikh Hamad claimed the win with a much narrower gap of 0.136secs ahead of Karimi. Shaikh Hamad had a winning time of 20mins 02.970s in the race.

Longden was this time in third place, finishing 29.692s behind the winner. Birkin (+56.223secs), Ghuloom (+58.156secs), Ashkanani (+1 lap) and Himmo [4 laps) completed the finishing order.


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