Articles > Motor-Shows & Exhibitionsprintwrite comment

Messe Qatar Motor Show

Drifting shows and Red Bull X-Fighter to rock the first Qatar Motor Show in Doha this week

25.01.2011, Doha - Cairo - Dubai,

Qatar Motor Show to Thrill Audiences with its Unique Outdoor Show and Extreme Motorsports - Roaring engines, power, speed and great performances will be the highlights of the Qatar Motor Show’s outdoor show.

Organizers of the First International Edition of the Qatar Motor Show, revealed today details of the exciting outdoor activities taking place during the four-day event. The Qatar Motor Show - designed to appeal to car-lovers, motor enthusiasts and industry representatives, opens on January 26 and will run through January 29 at the Doha Exhibitions Center. Exhibitors will showcase the latest car and SUV models from more than 27 major car brands.

The activities, which are organized in association with Red Bull Energy Drink, will take place at the outdoor section of the exhibition, which will be transformed to serve as areas for drifting competitions, motocross demonstrations as well as test drive sessions of the latest car and SUV models.

The organizing committee expressed their excitement for organizing these activities that are specially tailored to suit the taste of all motor enthusiasts and car-lovers.

Motorsports fans will be able to enjoy professional driving tips with demos from leading experts and world-renowned professional drivers including the Lebanese rally champion and Middle East Hill Climb champion and Red Bull Athlete Abdo Feghali. Moreover, they will be given the opportunity to meet and interact with driving experts.

Another highlight of the First International Edition of the Qatar Motor Show will be a custom built freestyle motocross jumping zone, where some of the world’s finest freestyle motocross riders, the likes of Chris Birch and Frederik Berggren, including Red Bull Athlete’s Nick Franklin and Nick de Wit, will perform daredevil shows in front of thousands of spectators and extreme sports lovers.

Commonly known as FMX, freestyle motocross has emerged as one of the fastest high-adrenaline sports of the new millennium while also being one of the most watched sports of the various extreme sports competitions. These daredevil riders will perform thrilling, mesmerizing stunts high in the air over spaces of 100 feet, while unleashing amazing technical tricks, showing their impressive talents and entertaining the audience. Each show is a choreographed routine costumed to fit this action-packed event that will demonstrate various extreme tricks.

In addition to the asphalt drift track, an off-road track has been designed offering all car-lovers a chance to test drive their favorite and latest cars.

The Qatar Motor Show, organized by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) in partnership with Events and GL events and held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al Thani, Qatar's Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, runs from January 26 – January 29 at the Doha Exhibitions Center.

write comment

Readers Comments:

No comments yet

Related articles:


The biggest automotive group and Road Safety initiative in Egypt and the Middle East
Want to sell your used car or buy one? Then check out our new used car market section here!

Mohamed Sheta on social media:

Looking for a good service center or aftersales customer service? Did you have any bad experience with your car dealer or service center? Then check our 'automotive evaluation charts' here!

Latest Test-Drive Video and CEO Interview

Ford EcoSport Titanium Test-Drive ... Part 1

Nile TV

Mohamed Sheta
Every Wednesday in The Breakfast Show on
8.30am – 09.00am LIVE


Every Thursday
on Egypt's most influential radio network:
Radio DRN 93.7 FM
Live from 6-8pm

Radio DRN 93.7 FM

Autoarabia Group @

Join Autoarabia Group @, racing, tuning and events in Egypt and Middle East
Is Egyptian car market corrupt or collapsing?
Is the Egyptian car market collapsing or is it just a corrupt and unprofessional car market? This is surely one of the most asked questions these days. Everybody is asking ...


AutoArabia Consulting

Only for company requests. For readers letters and complaints kindly click here

International Engine of the Year Award

Middle East Car of the Year


IRF seminar

Road Safety & Public/Private Partnership
International Road Federation