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Atari crowned champion of Al Hussein Rumman Hill Climb

By JT - Oct 01,2022 - Last updated at Oct 01,2022

Their Royal Highnesses Princess Sara Bint Feisal and Princess Aisha Bint Feisal with winners of the 49th Al Hussein Rumman Hill Climb on Friday (Photo courtesy of Jordan Motor Sport)

AMMAN — Their Royal Highnesses Princess Sara Bint Feisal and Princess Aisha Bint Feisal on Friday crowned the champions of the 49th Al Hussein Rumman Hill Climb. 

Princess Sara and Princess Aisha watched the event, which saw a wide audience of motorsport fans, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

The event witnessed the participation of 21 drivers from Jordan and Palestine.

Mustafa Atari clocked 1m.51.410s, snatching first place. Ayman Najjar came second with 1m.52.617s, followed by Hisham Amir (1m.53.175s). 

The Hill Climb course, situated two kilometres north of Rumman, is exactly three kilometres in length, with an average rise of 8 per cent. 

The event, which started as a competition among friends, is the Arab world’s longest running motorsport event and was launched in 1955 when His Majesty King Hussein stormed to victory in his Mercedes Benz 300 SL. 

King Hussein patronised the opening of the Royal Automobile Club of Jordan in 1953.

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