Stage set for Arabian Drag Racing League

 09 Jan 2014 - 0:00


DOHA: The first round of the 2014 Arab Drag Racing League will begin today at Qatar Racing Club (QRC). 
Founded in 2008, the Arabian Drag Racing League features intense competition in 11 diverse classes including Pro Extreme Motorcycle, Extreme 10.5, Pro Nitrous and Pro Extreme - the quickest and fastest bikes and passenger cars on the planet.
Gates for the spectators will open at 4:30pm today and tomorrow, organisers said. 
The second round will be held  from January 16 to 17 while the third round will be held between January 22 and 24. 
The organisers have made elaborate plans for fans to enjoy the rounds by arranging for a VIP Zone, a car show near the track, kids go kart races, stuns show besides allocating space for family and prayers areas. 
Other features at QRC include  hospitality rental and VIP seating,  a quarter of a mile all-concrete racing surface, track milled and polished by Penhall, concrete guard walls throughout shutdown area, private test sessions, latest in tracking cleaning equipment and television production areas, a QRC official said.