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Posted on Nov. 21st, 2011

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Audi Kuwait sponsors 26-hour Endurance Karting Race with Audi A1 Safety Car

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Kuwait – For the first time in Kuwait, Audi Kuwait represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company sponsors the 26-hour endurance Karting race organized by GulfRun at Kuwait International Fairgrounds in Mishref, starting from the 24th of November to the 26th of November. As a platinum sponsor, Audi Kuwait will provide the organizers with an Audi A1 as the official safety car and will also be showcasing the newly launched Audi A1 during the event.

The event kicks-off on Thursday 24th with driver briefings, driver registrations and kart allocations and the actual endurance race starts on Friday the 25th at 13:00 and finishes on Saturday 26th at 15:00, followed by podium presentations.

The event is the first of its kind that offers participating teams an opportunity to race twin engine Pro Karts. The teams that consist of a minimum of 4 drivers and a maximum of 12 drivers are provided with tires; spare parts; brake pads; a pit garage fuel and oil; medical support; a full track team, mechanics, flag marshals, and safety marshals during the race.

The Audi team will also be providing guests and spectators with an opportunity to explore the all-new Audi A1 in a unique environment where visitors can view the car's customizable features, options and accessories. Guests also have the opportunity to test drive one of the demonstrators available on location.

Featuring a 1.4 TFSI (turbo-charged) engine and a 7-speed S tronic transmission, the Audi A1 is a highly maneuverable and agile vehicle and is well suited to be driven on a track or on busy city streets. The Audi Kuwait showroom, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, is located on Pepsi-Cola Street, Shuwaikh and is open 6 days a week.