Oman’s Awan shines at UAE Rotax Max Challenge

Muscat: Seven-year-old Adam Awan has been taking baby steps in motor racing after he had a great start to the 2018/19 UAE Rotax Max Challenge Championship in the Bambino Category (age 5-8 years old). The first round of the races started at the Dubai Kartdrome on Friday. The Bambino Category consisted of four time trials each of 10 mins. Adam Awan topped with the fastest time of the day in heat 1 with a timing of 1.19.819sec. Awan had a timing of 1.20.216 sec in the second heat while it was 1.20.512 sec in heat 3. In the fourth heat, Awan’s timing was 1:22.945s.

He finished all four heats in the first place taking full points of 80 for the first round. Adam Awan turned seven years old in August 2018 and was introduced to karting at the age of three years old, he is part of the Oman Automobile Association (OAA) racing team. Adam Awan was the runner-up at the 2017/18 UAE Rotax Max Challenge Championship in the Bambino Category. There are a total of eight rounds during this race season.