Viva offers 15pc discount on BIC track
Manama, May 2, 2012
Viva Bahrain, the official sponsor of the Viva karting track at the Bahrain International Circuit recently (BIC) launched an exclusive offer, giving its customers a 15 per cent discount while using its facility at the touch of a button.
Customers will be able to get this discount on all their karting sessions by sending the word ‘kart’ to 98883. They will then receive their discount voucher that can be redeemed at the counter of the Viva karting track upon arrival, a statement from the telecommunications company said.
Andrew Hanna, chief country officer, Viva Bahrain, said: “Through Viva’s strategic partnership with BIC, we strive to continue to follow the footsteps of HRH the Crown Prince to support the youth of Bahrain urging them to actively participate in sports especially motorsports.”
“Since the opening of BIC, Bahrain has hosted a number of international and regional motorsport events such as the Formula 1, V8, GP2, Porsche Cup; stimulating participation and interest amongst the youth. And with this exclusive offer, the Viva karting track will provide a perfect opportunity to tap the hidden local talents in the motorsport arena, harness their skills in a secure environment at a world-class training facility and enable them to compete on a global level.”
The Viva karting track was launched during the F1 Grand Prix weekend in the presence of HRH the Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa; the president of the F1 management, Bernie Ecclestone; president of the FIA, Jean Todt; president of the Bahrain Motor Federation, Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa; the chairman of BIC, Zayed Al Zayani, CEO of the Bahrain International Circuit Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa; and the Formula One teams and drivers along with guests and officials. – TradeArabia News Service