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Thursday, October 28, 2021

Qatar touring car, bike championship kicks off this weekend


Interested in experiencing a scene from the Fast and Furious movie franchise? Head over to the Qatar Superstock and Qatar Touring Car Championship at the Lusail Circuit Sports Club. 

The annual Qatar Superstock and Qatar Touring Car Championship kicked off at the Lusail Circuit Sports Club this week with the first round scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

The event, organised with Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation, was postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The second round is planned for next month.

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Just like last year, the two bike categories QSTK 600 and QSSP 300 will compete while for the cars, both QTCC 2K and M240 will go head to head.

Photos from practice session| source: Losail Circuit Sports Club

Twenty bikers from nine countries took part in the test session for the QSTK 600 category on Friday. For the cars category ,13 people drove in the official trial.

“I’m really happy to be back in racing after a long break. I’m really looking forward to winning the championship again this season,” said last season’s QSTK 600 champion Abdulla al-Qubaisi. 

“In official practice, we did some tests with the new bikes and it was exciting but exhausting,” the driver, who came second in the trial run, said.  

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