Pierre Abou Diwan represents UAE at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Bahrain


After winning the national championship, Pierre is preparing to defeat UAE in the 23rd roundapprox Edition of the Rotax MAX Challenge 2023 World Grand Finals Challenge in Bahrain. For the second time at the Bahrain International Karting Circuit, Sakhir, from 2nd to 30thnd till 9th December 2023, almost 300 champion drivers will be in action at the exciting tournament.

Pierre said: “I am very happy with this win which comes after a lot of hard work and continuous training. I would like to thank everyone who helped me to meet this challenge – my team George Gibbons Motorsport (GGM), my coaches and my school Lycée Libanais Francophone Privé Meydan, especially my family and parents who have always been my greatest support.”

He added: “Competing with the best kart drivers from around the world at the World Finals is a great honor and I am proud to represent the UAE at this World Championship.”

Talented driver Pierre, originally from Lebanon, has been karting for eight years. He is currently making great efforts to prepare for the World Challenge in Bahrain, which is a new starting point for Abou Diwan’s journey onto the international karting scene.

Pierre says of his foray into the karting world: “My friend Ray, who also competes in the championship, was already a kart driver and invited me to try his kart. When I first started, I asked my dad if I could do it regularly and he agreed.”

Pierre trains on the track two to three days a week and maintains his physical and mental fitness. Also, his mother makes sure he does all his homework and exams ahead of time on a race weekend, especially when it comes to travel.

Like every kart driver, Pierre dreams of one day making it into Formula 1. He knows it’s a long, complicated and expensive road, but he’s determined to make it in motorsport.

Besides karting, he enjoys playing basketball, taekwondo and swimming. He also enjoys playing video games, building Lego and spending time with his family.

Pierre is an ambitious young racer who dreams of making it big in motorsport. His confidence is unshakable and his passion for racing is unstoppable. There are no limits to his will to succeed. After working hard to stay on top of his favorite game, he’s preparing to fulfill his dream of racing in the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finale.

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