Rare Footage From The Lebanese-Syrian Rally, AKA The Safari of the Middle East, In 1974

This is quite an amazing old footage from 1974 back when we had a rally between Lebanon and Syria that looked a bit like the Paris Dakar. Lebanese Driver Joe Hindi won the rally that year against the likes of Hannu Mikkola who became World Champion in 1983, the famous Jean Todt who later became the Scuderia Ferrari F1 team manager and is currently the FIA president. I also spotted Sehnaoui in that race. The…

Why Roger Feghali Is The Best Rally Driver In Lebanon

via Biser3a Roger Feghali clocked a 2:00.42 on his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI to beat his brother Abdo Feghali, who clocked a 2:01.35, by less than a second. Jalopnik described Feghali's hill climb about a good as driving gets and shared his run in the same event last year. I couldn't take my eyes off the screen while watching both videos. For all rally fans, watch both videos, make sure you've got your volume up…
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The Lykan HyperSport Joins Abu Dhabi’s Police Fleet

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The Abu Dhabi Police has apparently decided to add Lykan HyperSport to its fleet as part of “its efforts to reach out to residents, especially the youth, on traffic safety”. I’m not really sure how ...
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Roger Feghali Has Just Won The 50th Edition Of The Antibes Côte D’Azur Rally 2015!

1 year ago
Lebanese Rally driver Roger Feghali has become the first Arab driver to win the famous Antibes Côte D’Azur in France after beating Jean-marie Cuoq, the Championship leader, in the final classification. Roger competed last year ...
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Just When I Thought I Was About To Get Fined For Answering My Phone

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Source: HaigMelikian I normally respect traffic laws and I’m not a reckless driver but I sometimes do check my phone when I’m stuck in traffic and the cars are not moving. I also don’t think ...
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Joke/Headline Of The Week: Lebanon To Become a Railway Powerhouse Once Again

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Picture taken from Bambi’s Soapbox When I first read the title of this article, I checked the date to make sure it’s not an old post, then I read the whole thing 3 times just ...
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A Video Showing New Traffic Law Violations In Lebanon

1 year ago
This video was shot by a student for a school project and shows several violations (including one by an ISF officer) in Beirut. I’ve also been spotting many violations on a daily basis but I’ve ...
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How To 69 On The Saida Highway

1 year ago
There are three things that came to mind while watching this video: 1- Where are the cops on that road? It’s one of the busiest ones in all of Lebanon. 2- Why doesn’t he have ...
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A “Wasta” Shortcut Road To Cut Through Marina Dbayyeh’s Traffic

1 year ago
I posted back in 2010 about a shortcut road in Dbayyeh that might save you 20 minutes of morning traffic. The road (shown in red above) was accessible to everyone back then but they’d close ...
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What Happens When You Are Wrongly Fined In Lebanon?

1 year ago
via elNashra Update: A friend told me that he faced the same problem once and that they told him that he doesn’t need to pay any fines if the fine is older than the car ...
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