RIYADH: The second round of the Toyota Drag Race Championship on Thursday at the Dirab Motor Park in Riyadh will see 67 competitors from the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait compete.
The first round was held in October with 40 competitors, including bike and car drivers.
Youssef Al-Khamiri won the first round in the Index 10.0 category, Saud Al-Harakeh took top spot in the 8.5 race, and Hamdan Bahloul claimed the Index 9.0 contest.
The winners of the bike races in the first round were Muthanna Abu Dhiab in the Outlaw category, Mashari Al-Turki in the Pro-Street category, Abdul Rahman Al-Najm in the Index 8.5 category, and Fadi Abu Jamous in the Street Fight 9.5 contest.
The Toyota Drag Race Championship is the Kingdom’s largest and most competitive series, attracting drivers from across the region.
It has been organized by the Saudi Arabian Automobile and Motorcycle Federation under the supervision of the Ministry of Sports.
The competition takes place on the 400-meter racetrack at Dirab Motor Park, which will host all the championship rounds this season.
The races on Thursday run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., while the final day of contests on Friday run from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.