The fifth round of the Qatar National Road Racing Championship will be held at Losail International Circuit this weekend.
In the Open class, the leader, with 22 points, is the Australian driver Talal Wehbe with a Lotus. The winner of the last two rounds the Qatari driver Abdulaziz Abdulla with a Porsche is very close to Talal with 20 points in the standings. The third classified is Pavel Nedobity from Czech Republic also with a Lotus.
In the Production class, Nasser Sheghail Al Abdulla is leading with 10 points and Saif Al Naimi is second with 8 points.
As previous rounds, on Friday there will be the free and qualifying practices. Free practice is scheduled at 19:00 and Qualifying practice will be at 20:30.
Exceptionally, there will be a car race on Friday. This race corresponds to the cancelled race of the third round that was on March and was cancelled due to the rain.
The race for the fifth round will be on Saturday at 20:15.
In this occasion, there will be only cars on the track as there will not be any round of the Qatar International Road Racing Championship for the bikes.