The FIA-approved kart-racing track is gearing up for its grand opening before the end of the year and has come a godsend for Cairo's petrol-heads who will soon be able to push the pedal to the metal on the country's first and only world-class racing facility approved by the CIK (Commission Internationale de Karting)
But while AUTOVROOOM promises to be a great day out, there's much more than meets the eye behind the scenes.
AUTOVROOOM will also be operating as a bonfide racing academy providing extensive and comprehensive curriculum that could well set you on your way to Formula One stardom. You see, the FIA requires that all potential Formula One racers to complete an approved kart-racing module as a prerequisite.
The curriculum at AUTOVROOOM is serious business and requires high level of devotion - not least because its duration in one year. Yes, it's a commitment, but at the end of the year, the rewards are endless for the truly committed.
Divided into five key stages, it all takes place under the watchful eye of a man who is considered the guru of motor sports in Egypt. Mohamed Gamal Badawy has been involved with motor sports on several levels - from hands-on team management and media relations, this is a man who knows his way around a car.
Other consultants for AUTOVROOOM's racing academy include seasoned karting champions, Rami Serry, Shady Osama Ahmed Ghanem Zidan and Tarek Khedr - so you're in safe hands.
Training is done on CRG Black Star karts with 30 horse power IAME Parilla Engine engines and as part of the course, all racers are required to attend two fitness sessions a week to work on aerobic & anaerobic fitness, muscular strength and endurance, reaction and concentration, as well as recovery, rest, nutrition and supplementation - see what we mean? This is the real deal.
In addition, students will be offered the chance to take part in regional and international tournaments as representatives of AUTOVROOOM at the track itself and beyond.
You can apply for membership now and the course is open to racing fanatics between the ages of 8 and 23. Click here for more information or call 0246652931 and stay tuned to Cairo 360 for exclusive news from AUTOVROOOM.
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