MERC: 25th Rally of Lebanon preview

The Middle-East Rally Championship RALLY of LEBANON The 25th Rally of Lebanon , 5th round of the Middle-East Rally Championship and 2nd round of the Lebanon National Rally Championship will take place from 29\6 - 1\7 . The competition this...

The Middle-East Rally Championship
RALLY of LEBANON

The 25th Rally of Lebanon , 5th round of the Middle-East Rally Championship and 2nd round of the Lebanon National Rally Championship will take place from 29\6 - 1\7 .

The competition this year will be hard one as top names and top rally cars are coming to Lebanon .

Three Subaru Impreza WRC , two Toyota Corola WRC , one Ford Focus WRC and many Mitsubishi EVO's are in the list , which has the most quality in the Middle-east rallies so far.

Leading the entry names is Pierro Liati in a prodrive Subaru Impreza WRC, Abdullah Bahashab in a Toyota Corola WRC , Muhamed Bin-Sulayem with a new tarmac\asphalt prepend Ford Focus , Mishel Sallah in a new Toyota Corola WRC that he rent and will race with it also next year , Ives Loubet from France in a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO-6 (N) , Roger Feghali also in a Subaru Impreza WRC that the Mistarl Team get him for this rally , Abdo Feghali in his Mitsubishi Lancer EVO-6 (A) , Abdullah Al-Qassimi in his Mitsubishi Lancer EVO-6 (N).

The famous Lebanese rally driver J.P Nasrallah in a Subaru Impreza WRC that he get from Cilti-Sport , Chris Thomas from Cyprus in a Kouloumas prepend Mitsubishi Lancer EVO-6 (A) , Ron Cremen - Mitsubishi Lancer EVO-6 and also many local drivers .

This year the rally is expecting 40 drivers to start the rally from the center of Beirut .

It will be a three legs rally and one single service place in the Marina Dbaye where a small village is being built .

You must remember that the Lebanon rally is aiming for FIA WRC entrance for next year championship . Last year we saw in the rally Mr. David Richards and Shaker Mahateh from the FIA .

-duby miller

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Series Other rally , WRC
Drivers Roger Feghali