Reema Juffali of Saudi Arabia helps Theeba Motorsport to Pro-Am runners-up in debut season


In the final race of their debut season at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, front-runner Juffali and teammate Adam Christodoulou finished their season strong, leading Theeba Motorsport to third place and their sixth podium in the championship.

The result, which came 24 hours after their third place finish in race one, meant they finished second overall in class and sixth overall in the competition on 57 points.

After her podium finish in the opening race, Christodoulou led qualifying and secured a competitive seventh place on the grid with a lap time of 1’44.385.

He started the 60-minute race but slipped to eighth place on the first lap after an early duel with Benjamin Hites’ #63 Oregon Team Lamborghini.

The Brit struggled throughout his stint with Max Hofer’s #3 Aust Motorsport Audi, passing the Austrian after losing position in the sixth minute during the safety car restart caused by a spin by Alex Villanueva became.

Adam moved up to fourth after opening the pit window and handed it off to his teammate Juffali with 24 minutes to go, with the team returning to seventh overall and third in class after beating the #777 Olimp Racing Audi into the pit lane had jumped.

She maintained her class position in a clinical run to the checkered flag to seal second position in the Pro-Am Championship in only Theeba Motorsport’s inaugural season of competition.

Juffali described the feat as a “fantastic achievement”. She said, “What a race! It feels like yesterday since we started this journey and I can’t quite believe that Theeba Motorsport’s first season is over.

“Given the variety of challenges we have faced this season, second place in the Pro-Am Championship is a fantastic achievement and only shows the value of the hard work that goes behind the scenes before and after each race. I am very proud of everyone.”

She added: “Adam [Christodoulou] did a great job in qualifying and drove a great first stint to fight for the podium. With a quick stop we made the leap into the top 3 and from there all we had to do was bring it home.”

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