Oman's Al Rawahi to participate at National Rally Championship 2019

Sports Tuesday 20/August/2019 22:16 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman's Al Rawahi to participate at National Rally Championship 2019

Amman: Omani young driver Abdullah AL Rawahi continues his journey in Jordan’s National Rally Championship 2019, he is currently in the second place of the overall standings of group “N”.

After completing 3 consecutive rounds of the championship, he enters the fourth round of the championship by the end of this week and set his sight on leading group “N”, competing on Subaru Impreza with his well-known Jordanian co-driver Atta Hamood from Jordan.

The fourth round of the National Rally Championship kicks-off on August 23. The competition will be challenging and intense with the most prominent Jordanian contestants’ drivers who wish to gain more points. The rally consists of two stages the Ruman and the Salhob known for its gravel nature for a total distance of about 150 km and 61 km of which are special stages.

The organizing committee decided to hold a technical scrutineering of the cars participating in the race on Wednesday, and scheduled practicing on stages on Thursday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Besides AL Rawahi, the contestant Khalid Juma and his navigator Emad Juma, Winner of last year’s Jordan Rally Championship are participating in the rally in addition to Salama Al qamaz and his son Salama al Qamaz who was in the second place last year.

As to the current participation in Jordon Rally AL Rawahi said, “We are ready to participate in the current round and are optimistic about offering a strong race if things go as planned. We were in the lead in the second round but due to a breakdown in the previous round, we lost one place.”

He added, " I have learned a lot through my international participations and thanks to God I get used to the car and I drive it now more confidently than before , after this round we will have one more round which will be the final to decide the winner of Jordan Rally championship title and the winner of Group “N” and I hope to win the title. “