Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) hosts the inaugural Middle East North Africa (MENA) KF-Junior Championship on November 6 and 7.
Who will be competing?
Many of the region’s best young karters aged between 13 and 15 years old, including a number of Bahrain’s most promising up-and-coming talents.
What will they be driving?
Participants will be driving identical 125cc Parolin karts, provided by BIKC.
Where will the racing be held?
All the action will take place along BIKC’s brilliantly floodlit 1.414-kilometre CIK Track, which made history as becoming the first-ever karting circuit globally 1to host a world championship-level race at night.
BIC Chief Executive Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa commented:
“It is with great delight that we welcome the region’s best young karters for an event that we can proudly say has been born in Bahrain
“Ever since we first opened the doors of BIKC, karting has grown rapidly both in participation and in interest from the general public.
“This can be seen in the amazing young talent that will be showcased in the MENA championship, many of whom call BIKC their home track.
“We look forward to the start of racing and offer our support for all racers taking part.
“It is going to be a fantastic weekend and we invite spectators to join us for another historic occasion at BIKC.”