Kuwait International Rally

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The Kuwait International Rally (known originally as the Kuwait Rally, is an international rally racing event held on the coastline of Kuwait between the capital Kuwait City and the border with Saudi Arabia.[1] It is the largest motor sport event held in Kuwait annually.

The rally, held on gravel roads and sand for the most part, has consistently been part of the Middle East Rally Championship but its history has been intermittent as Kuwait has been embroiled in armed conflict, first with the 1990 Iraqi invasion and the Gulf War and Iraq War which followed.

Emirati driver Mohammed bin Sulayem and Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah are the most successful drivers in the events history, each taking four wins.

List of previous winners[edit]

List of winners sourced in part from:[2][3]

Year Winner Car
1984 Lebanon Michel Saleh Toyota Celica GT
1985 United Arab Emirates Mohammed bin Sulayem Toyota Celica TCT
1986 Not held
1987 Qatar Saeed Al-Hajri Porsche 911 SC
1988 United Arab Emirates Mohammed bin Sulayem Toyota Celica TCT
1989 United Arab Emirates Mohammed bin Sulayem Toyota Celica GT-Four
1990
-
1994
Not held
1995 Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bakhashab Ford Escort RS Cosworth
1996 United Arab Emirates Mohammed bin Sulayem Ford Escort RS Cosworth
1997
-
2008
Not held
2009 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Subaru Impreza WRX
2010 United Arab Emirates Khaled Al-Qassimi Ford Fiesta S2000
2011 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta S2000
2012 Qatar Khalid Mohammad Al-Suwaidi Ford Fiesta S2000
2013 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC
2014 Qatar Nasser Al-Attiyah Ford Fiesta RRC

External links[edit]

2015 nasser al atteya win 2016 nasser al atteya win 2017 no rally

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