Muscat: Abdullah Al Rawahi of Oman Karting Team clinched third place in the WSK Night Edition races at Adria International Raceway in Italy on Sunday night.
Abdullah Al Rawahi’s success which came in the KZ2 category is his first major karting achievement of Oman in Europe.
Italys’s Alessandro Pelizzari won the race while Russia’s Ivan Chubarov settled for the second place.
After the race, an elated Abdullah Al Rawahi said: “The participation in a such championship was a big challenge as the competition has attracted the best kart drivers from different countries.”
Coach Hamad Al Wahaibi, said: “Abdullah Al Rawahi’s achievement in a top European karting championship is a source of pride to the Sultanate.”
Al Rawahi will now be heading to Germany for another international karting championship, which will be followed by the World Karting Association Championship in Belgium and the world championship in Sweden.
He is also expected to participate in the second round of the World Karting Association Championship in the coming months and is expected to represent the Sultanate in the finals of the Karting Championship scheduled for November in Italy.