A Passion for the Racetrack | Bahrain International Circuit
Bahrain is Abdel Aziz’s second home. He has been coming to Bahrain from his native land of neighboring Saudi Arabia for the past seven years to fulfill his passion for motorsport.
In 2004, Abdel Aziz’s passion for racing at the BMW-F1 in Bahrain was born, and he has been hooked on Bahrain ever since. “Bahrain is my second home,” Abdel Aziz said. He looks forward to each trip to Bahrain, and falls deeper in love with the culture and people each time he lands on the small island in the Gulf. “It is the hospitality and generosity of its people that make it a unique place,” Abel Aziz said.
Abdel Aziz credits Bahrain with spearheading the motorsport movement in the Middle East. Since the world famous Bahrain International Circuit was created, the spark of motorsport has spread throughout the Middle East.
Abdel Aziz got an early start in the Bahrain motorsport community. He remembers coming to Bahrain for training beginning at a young age.
“I came to Bahrain, and raced, and won, and this is what got me started,” he said.
By day, Abdel Aziz manages his family business, but by night he is loves being able to pursue his passion for racing. He has been in the Porsche GT3 category for a few years, and loves the community surrounding the division.
“All the drivers are a big family. We all meet here and it is like a big reunion,” Abdel Aziz said. “First and foremost, racing is about enjoying it.”