Riyadh: In recognition of achieving record achievements including winning 9 times the 1st position of Porsche GT3 Middle East Championship, which was held over a period of six months on the most famous Arab racing circuits in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and UAE, as well as winning the title of the 1st edition of this championship and recording a historic achievement in motorsport in Saudi Arabia, APSCO, dealer of Mobil 1 oil in Saudi Arabia and the major sponsor of the Championship, presented an honorary shield to Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-Faisal, the leader of the Saudi Racing Team.
On the sidelines of the final round of the Championship, which was held at Zain Alreem International Circuit in Riyadh, and after announcing him as winner of the final round, crowning and presenting him the Champions' trophy, Mr. Khaled El-Tayeb, General Manger of lubricants in The Arabian Petroleum Supply Co. (APSCO), presented him the Company's shield on the podium amid great enthusiasm of a great number of audience and motorsport fans who attended the race.
Prince Abdulaziz expressed his pride and appreciation to Mobil 1 for this honor, and thanked the audience for their support through the championship rounds.
Meanwhile, Mr. Khaled El-Tayeb, General Manager of lubricants in APSCO, presented the honorary shield to Prince Abdulaziz, and said: "We were very pleased with the results of the Prince since the start of this championship, which held the logo of Mobil 1. Prince Abdulaziz has accomplished a great achievement for motorsport in Saudi Arabia, and deserves appreciation and admiration. We wish him all the best to win the next edition of this championship. "
Porsche GT 3 Middle East Championship was held over a period of 6 months. Its 12 rounds were held on 3 of the most important car racing circuits in the Gulf: Zain Alreem International Circuit, Yas Circuit in Abu Dhabi and Bahrain International Circuit. Prince Abdulaziz won the 1st place in 9 rounds and stood on the podium 12 times, hence, achieving a record achievement that made motorsport critics call him the Star of Arab Circuits.
APSCO, the dealer of Mobil 1 oil provides full support for motorsport in Saudi Arabia for both local tournaments and Saudi champions participating in these tournaments. Mobil 1 oil, as well, is a major sponsor of Formula 1 racing other international car races, which represents the company's international strategy.