In front of thousands of motorsports fans gathered at the Forum of Beirut yards, Saudi Said Al Mouri was crowned “Middle East King of Drift”, winning the finals of Red Bull Car Park Drift hosted by the Lebanese capital under the patronage of the Minister of Youth and Sports Faysal Karameh, and in collaboration with the Automobile and Touring Club of Lebanon (ATCL).
Beirut finals beat all expectations on Friday night as pilots offered unprecedented performances of a very high level for an outstanding, one-of-a-kind audience, while a very professional organization translated in excellent techniques and extremely high safety standards.
Said Al Mouri won on his Chevrolet Lumina collecting the highest score after highly challenging performances that proved pilots were very well prepared both technically and mentally, to compete for the regional title of Red Bull Car Park Drift. Performance was at its utmost in the final competition where engine roaring and tire friction on the track ground especially designed by speed race champion Abdo Feghali. Participants made incredibly precise turns using their hand brakes and techniques as well as the power and equipment of their cars. Each pilot showed his own drifting style and designed his car appearance to attract the crowd’s attention and appeal to the judges. Therefore, excited crowds cheered the candidates during all phases of the competition.