Formula E in Beirut?

Back in 1999, Lebanon almost won the bid to host an F1 track back in 1999. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was fond of the idea and F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting visited Lebanon to inspect the proposed track. His response was also a provisional thumbs-up. “There’s far from a green light at this stage,” he said but “I see nothing today that would stop the project from going through.” The plan was to build a…

ISF is Issuing Around 30,000 Speed Fines Every Month

I got a comment from one of the blog's readers asking me on why speed fines reported by the ISF keep increasing every month, so I looked up fines reported in the past month or so on the ISF website, and the numbers are almost the same every week. In fact, I even dug a number back from July and it's similar to recent stats. One thing that caught my attention though was a comment…
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Blink My Car: Hassle-Free & Eco-Friendly Car Wash One Click Away from You!

1 week ago
I think I speak for almost everyone when I say that I hate washing my car. I also hate seeing it dirty but I can’t stand going to the gas station and waiting there for ...
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Everyone Just Remembered Keserwan’s Zouk Mosbeh – Kfardebian Road!

1 week ago
How do you know it’s election season in Lebanon? When all politicians all of a sudden become outraged by the country’s lousy infrastructure, lousy internet, lack of electricity and water etc. Four people died in ...
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Call 1735 to Report Valet Parking Companies Charging Over LL5000

1 month ago
A month ago, the Ministry of Interior & Tourism agreed in a joint statement to fix the valet service price at 5000 Lebanese Liras but the decision was apparently not yet enforced. According to the ...
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ISF Launches New Campaign To Crackdown on Texting & Driving Offenders

1 month ago
Policemen in civilian clothes is apparently part of the latest ISF campaign to enforce traffic law and fine texting & driving offenders. I watched the below report twice and looked up on the ISF Facebook ...
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Nightmarish Traffic on Dahr al Baydar Road

1 month ago
If there’s one thing that keeps me from heading to the Beqaa or visiting friends in Zahle, it’s the Dahr el Baydar – Bhamdoun traffic on the way back. Last weekend, people got stuck for ...
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Abdo Feghali – Rodrigue el Rahi Brawl at The 2017 Rally du Liban

1 month ago
Lebanese Champion Abdo Feghali got into a brawl with another rally driver Rodrigue el Rahi after el Rahi wouldn’t let him pass in the last few kilometers of one of the rally’s stages. What happened ...
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Lebanese Alex Dermirdjian Clinches Third Spot in Belgium’s 24-hour race

2 months ago
After scoring a well deserved victory at Monza back in April, Alex Dermirdjian achieved a major milestone by clinching a third place in one of the world’s toughest races, Belgium’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Francorchamps ...
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Check out the New Lebanese Driving License

2 months ago
I wrote about the new biometric driving licenses a year ago but yesterday was the first time I see one of them, probably because the existing ones need 30 years to expire. Anyway, the new ...
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