In the fifth round of Qatar National Road Racing Championship, Ahmad Ghaith Al Kuwari got the pole position this evening under the floodlights of Losail International Circuit.
Earlier before, the Qatari driver Mohammed Nasser Al Aseiri with a Porsche GT3 was the fastest driver in the free practice with a lap time of 2.23.345 in the Open class. The second best time was for Pavel Nedobity from Czech Republic with a time of 2.23.675 with his Lotus. In the Production class, David Andrew Walker made the best time with his Honda car, 2.36.107.
In the Qualifying practice, Ahmad Ghaith Al Kuwari clocked the time of 2.22.354 with his Mitsubishi car and will be in the front grid tomorrow. Next to the Qatari driver, there will be Mohammed Nasser Al Aseiri who made a lap time of 2.22.648.
In the production class, the best time was for David Andrew Walker.
Today at 21:45 there will be the rescheduled third round car race as the original race in March was cancelled due to the rain.
The race for the fifth round will be at 20:15 tomorrow.
Ahmed Ghaith Al Kuwari – 1st
'It was wonderful today. I thought the weather will crash the track because of the dust, but it was ok. I didn't expect a good track as normally we drive after the bikes but the line was ok. I did what we had to do, I pushed the car to the maximum, we did the first qualifying of the season and I try to keep the first place tomorrow.'
Mohammed Nasser Al Aseiri – 2nd'I am very happy with my time today and I am very sure that the competition in the race will be very thought as the front cars are very close with the timings'
Abdulaziz Abdulla – 4th The race tomorrow will be a tough race, as the qualifying are very near. have to do some alignment in my car and I hope to be better tomorrow.
David Andrew Walker – 1st Production'I feel great today , as I had so many car trouble in the last weeks, and now the car is running beautiful and I feel very confident for the race tomorrow.'