Al Rawahi captures first place in Jordan National Rally, Al Zubair comes second

Sports Sunday 08/March/2020 07:49 AM
By: Times News Service
Al Rawahi captures first place in Jordan National Rally, Al Zubair comes second

Mount Nebo: Talented rally driver Abdullah Al-Rawahi had another excellent achievement outside the Sultanate when he won the first place in Jordan National rally on Subaru Impreza, meanwhile his colleague and the newly driver on Jordanian landscape Abdullah Al-Zubair clinched his first trophy in first championship outside Oman on group N, when he took the second place behind Al-Rawahi on Subaru Impreza N14 also.

The rally was organised to host 5 stages near the Dead Sea area in Nebo and Main, but due to heavy rain fallen in all Jordan and for safety purpose, the organisers has decided to cancel the remaining stages after finishing Stage One in Nebo and Stage two in Main.

The young champion Abdullah Al-Rawahi has finished both stage on the top leaving his colleague Abdullah Al-Zubair in the second place with total difference of 1 minute and 7 seconds only between the two champions.

11 rally drivers has joined the first round of the rally from different categories including four-wheel vehicles ,with strong completion from the local drivers, but the last year champion Abdullah Al-Rawahi took the first place in stage one in Nebo which was for 10 kilometers in 7 minutes and 15 seconds, meanwhile Abdullah Al-Zubair has finished the stage behind him 15 seconds only.

Stage 2 in the rally in Main was for almost 17 kilometer where it was mostly flat and slippery, but the 2 Omani champions has proved that they are both talented drivers, and Abdullah Al-Rawahi as more experienced in Jordan rallies finished first at a time of 12 minutes 57 second, and Al-Zubair ends the stage with a time of 13 minutes and 54 second.

After fishing the rally on podium and receiving the trophies, Al-Rawahi said I am glad to start the defend of my title with another won the opening of the season, and I wished to continue the race to get new experience to drive in rainy stages, but safety is very important for all, and thanks goes to my mechanical team for their effort and hard work.

Abdullah Al-Zuabir has commenced on his first trail in Jordan, and said that he came here to get experience out side Oman on N group, having podium place is happy moment for my carrier and, I would like to share thanks to every one supported me in this rally and to technical team and my family who came to Jordan for support.