Qatar SuperStock 600 (QSTK600) is a new road racing championship organized by Qatar Motor Motorcycle Federation and Losail Circuit Sports Club. The QSTK600 Championship will consist of 12 races over 6 rounds held at the Losail International Circuit.
All riders will compete with the best of their racing skills using one-make bike that will be used for the rest of the season, a stocked 600cc bike , so it is a great chance for every competitor to test themselves and fight for the title in a fair racing conditions and in a profesional environment. The entry fee to take part in the championship includes the use of the bike during the championship and the professional assistance to keep the bikes ready for racing conditions.
The objective of this championship is to organize a championship that is fair, affordable and can give to all riders in the region the opportunity to race without worrying about all the logistics of bringing their bikes to Qatar and just be focused on racing and enjoying the event.
The opening round of the QSTK600 will be on 16-17 December but before there will be two Official Tests , 13- 14 December so riders can have their first contact with the new bike before the opening round. The other rounds will be in 20-21 January, 3-4 February, 23-24 March, 7-8 April and ending on 5-6 May 2017. All the rounds will be held during day time except the March round that will be at night time as it will be the support race of the MotoGP Grand Prix of Qatar.
The official launch of the Qatar SuperStock 600 will be on Friday 28 October at the Losail International Circuit during the MOTUL FIM World Superbike Championship – Gaerne Qatar Round. The official presentation of the champìonship will be at 19:00 at the WorldSBK Paddock Show with the presence of Mr. Abdulrahman Al Mannai (QMMF President), Mr. Khalid Al Rehmaihi (Losail Circuit Sports Club Vice Chairman and General Secretary), Kenan Sofuoglu (5 times WorldSSP World Champion) and Saeed Al Sulaiti (first Qatari rider to compete a full season in WorldSBK Championship and score points).