About QRC

Qatar Racing Club is the home of Motorsports in the Middle East. QRC provides you access to the best drag strip and drift skid pad in the world, which allows participants to unleash the power of their cars and bikes in a safe and controlled environment. It’s the perfect place to have a good time and sharpen your drag & drift skills and remember, you don’t have to be a pro! Anyone is allowed to participate!

As a world class facility our primary approach is simple, to cater for the regions thrill enthusiast, Ever since 2008 we have been at the forefront in creating motorsport events with the attainment of a common goal, Taking Racing Off the streets.

QRC’s initiative is helping the people of Qatar release their energy in a controlled and safe environment and our deep commitment to social responsibility reflects our desire to play a part in building a safe and sustainable Qatar for future generations.


President HE Khalid Bin Hamad Al Thani

Shk Khalid Bin Hamad Al Thani

At the forefront of Qatar Racing Club is HE Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Thani, a member of the ruling family of Qatar, who set a goal of promoting the domestic and international awareness of motorsports in the state of Qatar.

As a result of his Excellency’s direct vision, Qatar Racing Club and Al-Anabi Racing have emerged as one of the leading Motorsport facility and drag racing teams in the world.

Qatar Racing Club is unlike any other motorsport governing body, in that the events we create are specifically catered for the people of Qatar.


In line with the 2030 vision Qatar Racing Club and Al Anabi have created a solid platform to support and develop our future generation.

The vision is built upon parameters that promote Motorsports in the State of Qatar, by providing them with;

 – A safe and secure environment for racing.

 – A platform to harness their enthusiasm for Motorsports.

 – Fair and equal opportunities for participants to compete.

 – An educational platform that aids the local’s to hone their skills.




Ever since its inception Qatar Racing Club has been at the forefront in creating motorsport events in the attainment of a common goal “Taking Racing off the Streets”.


Every event is unique in its own right and are renowned internationally throughout the motorsport world.  All our events are run in accordance to international rules and standards of racing and safety and are packed with family entertainment and exhibitions.


Qatar Racing Club’s events are specifically designed to allow all participants to be competitive, regardless of budget and skill level. A hierarchy of events is in place where it allows previous champions to progress into more competitive events, the winner of local events are placed into programs designed to guide them for world level competition.





Within a short period of time Qatar Racing Club has become a fundamental pillar of the State of Qatar in the motorsport industry. Qatar Racing Club has grown exponentially, with over 800 competitors and 75 event days during Season 2015/16, Qatar Racing Club is now recognized as the leading motorsport club in the region.


Through competing in international events, the Al Anabi drag racing teams have significantly increased “brand Qatar” to markets that previously may not have been focused upon. Winning numerous championships has in turn led to increased awareness of Qatar. Competitors from across the world now come to Qatar Racing Club to compete in our events.


Al Anabi Performance is at the forefront of Motorsport Engineering in the world, engineering students from universities based in Qatar, such as Texas A&M and CNAQ have participated in the science, technology and engineering of the development of Al Anabi Racing vehicles.

Events such as Freestyle Drift, Drag Racing, and Land speed racing holds its roots strongly within the local society.