Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host Speed Weekend today and tomorrow in Sakhir. The meeting is set to be an action-packed event with a whopping six championships lining 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 both driving Team Bahrain cars as they compete 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.