Doha Press - Al Naimi gets poles in Racing
DOHA: Mashel Al Naimi took the pole position in the Qatar International Road Racing Championship round 3 yesterday at the Losail International Circuit. The Qatari rider had a very strong rhythm during all the free and qualifying practicesand made a lap time of 2.03.942. The defending championship title, the Australian Alex Cudlin will start second today at the race with a time of 2.04.495.
Even though Alex Cudlin did not took part in the previous two rounds, the Aussie expects to be at the podium tomorrow. In third position of the grid, the woman rider Nina Prinz from Germany made an excellent lap timing, 2.05.594.
Nina Prinz was at Losail last november when she took part in the QMMF women team during the Endurance World Championship. The winner of round 2, Scott Smart, had some technical problems in his bike and will start tomorrow from the fourth position.
A total of 11 drivers participated the second round of Qatar National Road Racing Championship.
The leader of the championship and defending title, Rob Frijns from Netherlands, will start second in the starting grid of tomorrow as Saadon Al Kuwari got the first position. The Qatari driver with a Porsche901 clocked the fastest lap with a time of 2.05.033 in the 8 lap.
Both drivers are also taking part in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.
Source : The Peninsula
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