Doha, Qatar: HE Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali commended the great development witnessed by the Qatar SuperStock and Touring Cars Championships, which was reflected in the turnout and unprecedented numbers of spectators in the fourth season of the event.
Speaking on the sidelines of the opening round of the Qatar SuperStock and Touring Cars Championships, His Excellency expressed satisfaction at the great development of the two championships. He pointed out that he was discussing, with officials in the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation, organising more championships in the coming season to prepare new Qatari international champions.
HE the Minister also noted the remarkable and positive development witnessed by the Qatar Motorsport Academy, that has a fine group of talented and technically outstanding race drivers, which was reflected in the presence of new riders from the continents of Europe, America and Australia this season in the official races of the Qatar SuperStock Championship.
He said Qatar has outstanding relations with the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and had held talks with its president Jean Todt in Paris, during which he has put forward many ideas, related with safety; international championships; and the environment. He stressed that Qatar is one of the major and important partners of FIA.