Doha, Qatar: Ghanim Al Maadheed won again both races in the penultimate round at 2K Class of Qatar Touring Car Championship held at the Losail International Circuit.
Hamad Al Sulaiti also excelled in Sunday's competition.
Lotus Elise driver Al Maadheed is now 19 points ahead of second-placed Ibrahim Al Abdulghani in the championship standings.
In the first race, Al Maadheed finished in first place with a total time of 25:07.938, followed by Mohamed Al Aseeri and Abdulaziz Abdulla. With the reverse grid in the second race, it took only one lap for Al Maadheed to overtake the front cars and take the lead in his category. Al Maadheed won the second race in front of Hamad Al Asam and Abdulaziz Abdulla.
In the second race of QTCC M240, with the reverse grid, Nasser Al Kuwari who started from fourth position, lead the race from the first lap and crossed the chequered flag with a total time of 22:45.476. Abdulla Al Khelaifi and Hamad Al Sulaiti finished second and third respectively in the second race.
Al Maadheed said that he was delighted with his performance at the end of the round, highlighting that he was particularly pleased that he faced no problems with the car. He then expressed hope that he can do more of the same in the last round and win the title.
In the QTCC M240 Class, Al Sulaiti won the first race in a time of 22:43.617 followed by Saadon Al Kuwari and Abdulla Al Khelaifi.
In the second race of QTCC M240, with the reverse grid, Nasser Al Kuwari, who started from fourth position, led the race from the first lap and crossed the chequered flag in a time of 22:45.476.
Abdulla Al Khelaifi and Hamad Al Sulaiti finished second and third respectively in the second race.
Al Sulaiti, who is leading the QTCC M240 championship with a gap of 8 points in front of Al Khelaifi.