Monday, 25 October 2021 11:05 GMT

QNSC: Al Khelaifi shines with back-to-back wins

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) Doha: Champion driver Abdullah Al Khelaifi clinched his second consecutive Open Class 1 win in the Qatar National Sprint Championship (QNSC), driving a Westfield Sport at a special track outside the Losail International Circuit on Friday.

In the second round of the hugely popular series, organised by the Qatar Motor & Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), Al Khelaifi clocked a time of 1 minute 14.594 secs in his first run, and followed up with two rounds of 1:09.087 and 1:06.938, the fastest in his class. 

Abdulaziz Aljabri (Nissan 350Z - O2), Abdulla Al Abassi (Lotus Exige - O3). Mansour Chebli (Renault Clio - P1), Dean Ball (Porsche Boxter 718 - P2) and Mahmoud Al Mahmoud (Porsche GT3 - P3) were the winners of the remaining sprint categories.

Qatari driver Abdullah Al Khelaifi, winner of the Open Class 1 in the second round of the Qatar National Sprint Championship, celebrates with other podium winners at the Losail International Circuit on Friday. Mansour Chebli (second left) finished second while Abdulaziz Aljabri (right) grabbed the third spot.

The opening round of the series saw Ali Emadadhi excelling in two categories, winning both Open Class 2 and Production Cars Class 2 events. The others winners in the first round were Al Khelaifi (Westfield Sport - Open Class 1), Abdulla (Lotus Exige - Open Class 3), Henry Kahy (Renault Clio - Production Class 1) and Francesco Fornaciari (Lotus Exige - Production Class 2).

Qatar National Sprint Championship
Podium winners of 

Round 2
O1 - 1: Abdullah Al Khelaifi, 2: Mansour Chebli, 3: Abdulaziz Aljabri 
O2 - 1: Abdulaziz Aljabri, 2: Ali Emadadhi, 3: Abdulaziz Al Hajjar 
O3 - 1: Abdulla Al Abassi, 2: Hosam Al Qatami
P1 - 1: Mansour Chebli, 2: Salman Khalaf, 3: Bassam Chebli
P2 - 1: Dean Ball, 2: Ali Emadadhi, 3: Mohammed Emadadhi
P3 - 1: Mahmoud Al Mahmoud, 2: Francesco Fornaciari, 3: Mohammed Emadadhi


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