Batelco Racing Wins Sodi World Championship 2017

May 30, 2017

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Team comes first place in 12 hour endurance race held at Racing Kart De Cormeilles in France

Batelco Racing won the title of the Sodi World Endurance Championship 2017 after grabbing first place in the 12-hour endurance race, held as a part of the Sodi World Endurance Championship Finals, at the Racing Kart De Cormeilles (RKC) in France between the 26th to 28th May.

Batelco Racing team faced tough competition as it competed against 40 teams from 35 countries and consisting of 150 drivers. The team was led by Mohammed Mattar and included Ramez Azzam, Saeed Almahiri.

Batelco Racing won the race with 647 Laps covering 800 kilometres in the 12-hour ahead of CG Racing Pro from UAE by 28 seconds and Modave Racing from Belgium lab by 12 seconds.

Batelco Corporate Affairs Senior Manager Osama Alsaad praised the drivers excellent achievement which came as a result of their dedication and hard work in preparation for the race.

“Our team consisted of a strong line-up of drivers with all of them being familiar with the RKC track and were supported throughout the race by a strong technical team who had developed different strategies for the race. These factors combined gave the team a competitive edge to realise their dream of being crowned the world double endurance champions for the second time,” he added.

The team extended its appreciation to Batelco for the continuous support as the team’s main sponsor for 15 years and its gratitude to the Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Karting International Circuit and the Bahrain Motor Federation for their support. The team also expressed their determination to represent Bahrain’s top telecom company and the Kingdom of Bahrain in other world championships.