Khaled AlSuwaidi is the champion of the Kuwait International Rally 2022

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Qatari racer Khaled Al-Suwaidi on Saturday finished first at the Kuwait International Rally 2022 followed by his compatriot Nasser Al-Attiyah. The Kuwaiti racer Mohammed Al-Dhafiri ended third in the rally which was organized the Kuwait International Automobile Club (KIAC). Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Ali Al-Mousa, who sponsored the competition, honored the winners. The Kuwait rally is the third round of the Federation of International Automobile-supervised Middle East Rally Championship. The KIAC Secretary General Issa Hamza congratulated the winners and expressed delight about the resumption of the Kuwait rally after a three-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. He added that the Middle East Rally Championship comprises six rounds organized in six countries, namely Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon and Cyprus. For his part, the rally winner Al-Suwaidi told reporters after honoring ceremony that he came to Kuwait to win the rally. “This is the third time I go up to the crowning podium in the Kuwait Rally after four years of absence,” he boasted. (KUNA)