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Porsche GT3 to headline BIC’s Speed Weekend

Fri, 07 Dec 2018
GDN Online Desk

BAHRAIN International Circuit (BIC), “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”, is all set to host Speed Weekend today and tomorrow in Sakhir.

It will be an action-packed event with a whopping six championships lined up on the grid.

These include the headlining Porsche BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, the MRF Challenge, the BIC 2,000cc Challenge, the Bahrain Motorcycle Racing (BMR) 600, the Bahrain Super Sport Championship (BSSP) 125 and the Bahrain Superbike Championship (BSBK).

Bahrain is set to be well represented in Speed Weekend.

Two of the kingdom’s brightest young motor racing talents are set to fly the Bahrain flag in the Porsche GT3 Cup.

Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa will be driving Team Bahrain cars in the championship’s ProAm category.


Shaikh Isa and Shaikh Ali are among a grid of 16 drivers competing in the meeting, which is a part of the landmark 10th season of the Porsche one-make series.

There are several other top names in the ProAm class, including Team Sweden aces Magnus Oehman and Christoffer Bergstroem, and Jesse Van Kuijk from the Netherlands, to name a few.

There will also be plenty of competition in the Pro and Am classes. The Pro drivers include Team Oman standouts Al Faisal Al Zubair and Khalid Al Wahaibi, among others.

Meanwhile, an international grid of 12 up-and-coming stars is set to line up in the MRF Challenge.

For further information visit or call the BIC Hotline on +973-17-450000.

Also, follow BIC’s official social media accounts on Facebook (, Twitter (@BAH_Int_Circuit), Instagram ( and YouTube ( for regular updates.

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