Al Qubaisi sisters battle it out for honours in IAME X30 Challenge junior class

Sport360 staff 15:27 19/12/2015
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Amna and Hamda Al Qubaisi embrace on the podium after the race.

Drivers from the Daman Speed Academy took part in an action packed weekend of karting at the RAK Track in Ras Al Khaimah in Abu Dhabi for the first time in the third round of the IAME X30 Challenge.

In junior class, sisters Amna and Hamda Al Qubaisi went full throttle all the way in a breath-taking battle for third place in the final race.

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The siblings raced at a good pace with Hamda finishing in third place and her elder sister Amna finishing just behind in fourth after 14 laps of clean driving.

“It was a great weekend,” Hamda said, “It’s my first time in junior class and I enjoyed the X30 challenge a lot especially with the tough competition against my sister who was just behind me, I am really happy to finish onto the podium and I think both of us deserve P3."

Drivers from the Daman Speed Academy took part in the race meet in Abu Dhabi.

In cadet class, Abdulla Al Qubaisi was uncatchable during qualifying and successfully secured his second pole position in a row.

The final race was tough for the trio of Ahmed Al Saadi, Ali Al Shamsi and Abdulla Al Qubaisi but they managed to complete the race in P4, 5 and 6 respectively.

The DSA drivers will be competing in the remaining four races in the X30 challenge season in parallel to their participation in the UAE Rotax Max Challenge.

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