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REEM Saudi Racing Festival 4 takes place at Reem on Thursday

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REEM INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT, SAUDI ARABIA
SAUDI RACING FESTIVAL 4, February 17 - 2011

FOURTH SAUDI RACING FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE
AT REEM INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT ON THURSDAY

Saudi Radicals, Formula runners and Club Bikes set to race this week
Vaughn Gittin Junior ready to entertain Reem crowds on Thursday

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia), Tuesday, February 15: The fourth round of the Actionha Saudi Racing Festival, in association with MBC Action, takes place at the Reem International Circuit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday afternoon (February 17th).

Racing at Reem is showing massive interest again this season and the circuit will host the Saudi Radical Cup, the Saudi Formula Championship (Saudi Oger Cup) and the Reem Club Bikes Championship races on Thursday.

Vaughn Gittin Junior, the Formula Drifting World Champion, will entertain spectators by taking part in a series of four exclusive demonstration shows hosted by Ford on the circuit. Nicknamed ‘JR’, the 31-year-old American’s appearance coincides with the first event at the circuit since Ford was announced as the official vehicle of the Reem International Circuit. There will be numerous other activities for spectators to become involved with under the Actionha festivities banner.

Reem is fulfilling its goal of nurturing young Saudi Arabian racing talent and Faisal Shaker from the GR8 Racing Team will take a 10-point lead in the Saudi Radical Championship into Thursday’s race. Shaker leads the 1500cc class from Bandar Alireza of the Saudi Falcons team. Raed Abu Zinadh is two points further behind in a second Saudi Falcons-run Radical. Eleven drivers have scored points in the 1500cc category after three rounds.

Jordan’s Saher Fataftah holds a three-point advantage over Saudi Arabia’s Abdullah Al-Gain in the 1340cc class in his Sigma. Talal Bin Laden is placed in third overall and Mohammed Al-Tayeb is fourth of the eight drivers to have scored points in the category after three races.

Yazan Hamadeh has a 10-point advantage in the Saudi Formula Championship after three races over Saudi Falcons team-mate Mohammed Al-Saud. Jalal Al-Sadi of the Saudi Oger Team holds third position and a one-point lead over Abdullah Bamogaddam. Nine drivers have scored points in this series so far.

Abdulaziz Bin Laden of the Saudi Falcons team has taken three maximum 25-point scores in the Reem Club Bikes Championship and has a comfortable 31-point advantage over Muthanna Abu Ziab. Cobra Racing’s Stuart Gorzelak holds third place in a series that has already attracted 14 starters this season.

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For further media information:

Zain Reem International Circuit, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bilal Kurjieh, E-mail: bilal@race.com.sa and Abdullah Al-Azem, E-mail: abdullah.alazem@race.com.sa

Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, PO Box 87881, Riyadh 11652, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Tel: + 9661 477 1035, Fax: + 9661 477 1050, www.samf.gov.sa
Arabic: Firas Nimri, Mobile: + 9662 777 282000, E-mail: nimrifiras@yahoo.com.
English: Neil Perkins, NDP Publicity Services, Mobiles: + 44 7831 123153 or + 971 50 3616881, E-mail: ndppublicity@googlemail.com.

 

 


 

Date issued: 15/02/2011

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