Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the 11th edition of GulfRun, the region’s most anticipated motorsport activity. The event kick-started last weekend, and will continue until March 2015, involving several thrilling activities taking place in Kuwait and Bahrain.
GulfRun is considered a safe alternative to street racing. Motorsport enthusiasts can now showcase their talents within professional and certified circuits while gaining professional guidance based on worldwide safety procedures.
Speaking on the occasion, Waleed Al Khashti, Zain Kuwait’s Corporate Communications and Relations Director said: “Zain’s support to this much anticipated event for the second year running stems from its utmost responsibility of youth’s talent development and the sports sector, which comes in line with our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, especially that this exciting race was established by a group of Kuwaiti youth.
“we are proud to congratulate ‘Zain Racing’ team for winning the second place title, and we wish them all the best during next February’s 12 hour karting endurance race.
“looking at the passion of youth during last year’s event, Zain has decided to apply safety measures while driving, making GulfRun an ideal and safe alternative to street racing, which is a threat youth’s lives.”
GulfRun involved a Karting Endurance race, which was held at Kuwait’s SIRBB Circuit over a straight period of 24 hours. The activity witnessed tremendous success gathering many enthusiasts of this sport alongside the public.
This event will include an exciting car show, where participants will be showcasing their exquisite high-speed cars to thrill seeking individuals. Following the car show event, participants will be flying over to the Kingdom of Bahrain to take part in several training procedures in preparation for the final race at the Bahrain International Circuit. Participants will be able to gain valuable insights with the help of qualified trainers and professional instructors .
GulfRun was established in 2005 by a group of Kuwaiti youth who were passionate about automobile racing. The race differentiates itself from any other motorsport race by promoting a safe and secure environment to race and train, as well as spread awareness to limit street accidents.