Al Faisal Al Zubair claimed a fantastic pole-to-flag victory in the first race of the Porsche BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, taking place as part of Speed Weekend at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

Al Zubair completed the 14-lap sprint in a total time of 29m 18.522s.

He was 4.976s ahead of runner-up His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, while Michael de Quesada rounded out the podium placers in third.

Al Zubair was not only the overall winner, he also claimed first place in the Pro category.

His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla was the winner of the ProAm class, while Michael Knutzon was first in the Am category.

Team Bahrain’s Shaikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa was 11th overall and seventh in the ProAm category.

Action continues Saturday for the Porsche BWT GT3 Cup, with Qualifying Two and Three and then Race Two and Three for the weekend.

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