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DETROIT – Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president, Opel Europe, will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition to find a new CEO, it was announced today. With the departure of Forster, GM will initiate an immediate external search for a new CEO for Opel Europe and will work with Opel leadership, ......read more
Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race in Shanghai goes Christian Menzel Team StarChase driver Christian Menzel took a lights-to-flag victory in Round 10 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia today, moving one step closer to winning his first Asian title. Starting from pole, the German won his fifth race of the year, beating Briton Tim Sugden and Team Jebsen driver Darryl O’Young at the ......read more
TV Motoring Journalist, Vicki Butler-Henderson, raced her Ferrari F430 onto the podium in both GT Cup races at Brands Hatch on Sunday. Following an impressive qualifying session in the rain on Saturday, in which Vicki was the quickest Ferrari, she drove the Fox Motorsport car, run by FF Corse, to a second place in the first 25-minute race, and a third in the next, “I ......read more
"رولز رويس"Rolls-Royce تفتتح صـالة عـرض جديدة في جـزيرة اللؤلؤة قطـر جودوود، انجلترا، 8 نوفمبر 2009 أعلنت شركة "رولز- رويس موتور كارز"Rolls-Royce Motor Cars عن إفتتاح صالة عرض جديدة في جزيرة اللؤلؤة قطر التي تعد العنوان الأرقى في العاصمة الدوحة، وذلك خلال حفل خاص حضره نخبة من أبرز رجال الأعمال في قطـر. كما تخلل الحفل كشف النقاب للمرة ......read more
We do not know yet if the SLS AMG will be a best-seller in the Middle East, but in Germany and Europe it sure has a lot of fans already. More than a quarter of a million readers took part, and voted the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG the world's best super sports car by a wide margin. Accordingly a German car magazine and 25 associated European publications awarded the new Gullwing model ......read more
November 3, 2009, BEIJING — The unique Ferrari 599 China was won tonight by an anonymous client from Shanghai at the final price of about 1.2 million euro (including taxes). The auction was the climax of the Gala dinner organised by Ferrari at the Red Gate Gallery in Beijing. Lu Hao, the first Chinese artist to work with Ferrari, created this special model decorated with Song ......read more
The 'concept' of owning a Harley is very simple: You combine your travel passion with a unique and out-standing touring machine. And that concept a lot of Harley Davidson enthusiasts from around the world will be enjoying when they gather in Bahrain next month when the Kingdom hosts, for the first time, the Middle East Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) Rally. The four-day event will be ......read more
وكلاء "رولز-رويس" Rolls-Royce الشرق الأوسط يجتمعون لمناقشة خطط التوسع في المنطقة جودوود، انجلترا، 2 نوفمبر 2009: إجتمع ممثلو وكلاء "رولز-رويس" Rolls-Royce في منطقة الشرق الأوسط في العاصمة القطرية الدوحة هذا الأسبوع، وذلك لمناقشة الخطط المتعلقة بتطوير عملياتها التجارية في المنطقة، وإعداد التحضيرات اللازمة لإطلاق سيارة ......read more
Although the emirate Abu Dhabi with its outstanding and breath-taking state-of-art Yas Marina Circuit is the center of Formula 1 this weekend, it was the state of Qatar who managed to make some very interesting and promising F1-news this weekend. After Qatar Telecom announced a partnership with the 2009 Constructor's World-champion BrawnGP F1 Team a few days ago, it is Williams F1 and ......read more
Okayama, Japan – Facu Regalia (ESP/17/Eurointernational) took pole position for both Rounds 13 and 14 of Formula BMW Pacific being held this weekend in support of the FIA World Touring Car Championship at the 3.703 km Okayama International Circuit. Formula BMW Pacific Junior Axcil Jefferies (ZIM/15/Eurasia Motorsport) was just a tenth of a second behind the pole man, and will ......read more
Although the Renault F1 Team faced some turbulent time in the past few weeks due to the scandal involving the Singapore F1 GP and ex-F1 boss Flavio Briatore, still the French-British racing team was able to sign a very unique sponsorship deal with TW Steel. TW Steel, the international Dutch watch brand specializing in oversized watches, announced a three-year partnership with the ......read more
Asia’s premier sportscar championship, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, is set for a new look in 2010, with the addition of private teams to the line-up as well as the stunning new Porsche 911 GT3 RS-based version of the 911 GT3 Cup car and a stellar calendar. From next season, private teams will be permitted to enter the 12-round championship for the first time, providing their ......read more
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) announced today a major sponsorship agreement with Brawn GP, the newly-crowned 2009 Formula One World Champions, which will see the telecommunications leader in Qatar support the team for their final race of the season at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Brawn GP have surprised the world with its on-track performance this season, racing to the top of ......read more
It seems that F1 fans across the Middle East will not suffer when looking for an Arabic TV channel which broadcasts the first Abu Dhabi F1 race in Formula 1 history. After F1 fans suffered a lot before with the Bahrain TV and its live broadcast of the 2009 F1 season, it is more likely that they will now enjoy a professional coverage on Abu Dhabi Sports 2 TV channel, at least for the ......read more
Jean Todt has been elected President of the FIA for a four-year term by the FIA General Assembly at its annual meeting in Paris. The FIA membership voted as follows: For Jean Todt: 135 For Ari Vatanen: 49 Abstentions/invalid votes: 12 Voting in the General Assembly was made by secret ballot. The votes were counted in private by the FIA legal department, under the supervision ......read more
حلبة مرسى ياس تستضيف مهرجان "أبوظبي كلاسيك" للسيارات في 2010 أعلنت حلبة مرسى ياس اليوم عن تنظيم أول مهرجان لسباق السيارات "أبوظبي كلاسيك" خلال الفترة من 21 إلى 23 يناير 2010. سوف يشهد المهرجان أشهر وأفضل السيارات في تاريخ سباقات السيارات على حلبة مرسى ياس وذلك في الجولة الافتتاحية لسباقات أبوظبي كلاسيك. قامت حلبة مرسى ياس ......read more
Brawn GP secured the 2009 FIA Formula One Constructors’ Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix in Interlagos today with Jenson Button driving a superb race from 14th position on the grid to a fifth place finish to wrap up the Drivers’ Championship with one race of the season to go. Team-mate Rubens Barrichello started his home race from pole position after an ......read more
18.10.2009 / Jeddah - Cairo / Rolls- Royce Motor Cars has launched its new model, the Ghost, in the Middle East. It was unveiled in Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi-Arabia for the first time in the region, surely because Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest markets not only in the region but worldwide for the well-established and renowned competitors of the Ghost, such as the ......read more
Pole position for the new E 63 AMG Estate: the high-performance estate develops 386 kW/525 hp, accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, offers a maximum luggage compartment capacity of 1950 litres – all with a relatively low fuel consumption of 12.8 litres per 100 km (combined, provisional figures). With these dream figures, the new E 63 AMG Estate adds up to an ......read more
Geneva, 08.10.2009 – Every morning the Egyptian public is shocked when they read in the newspaper or see in the TV news the daily numbers of horrible accidents with dozen of fatalities on Egyptian roads. Just last week two horrible accidents on the ring road of Cairo with at least 15 dead people, caused by two un-experienced truck drivers driving technically unsafe trucks, ......read more
ترتقي سيارات جاكوار بتجربتها الرياضية إلى آفاق ومستويات جديدة من خلال إطلاقها جيلاً جديداً من سيارات XK وXKR بشكليها الكوبيه والقابل للكشف، وهي سيارات تمتاز بتوظيف تقنيات متطورة وعالية المستوى تمنحها أداء لم يسبق له مثيل. وقد تم تقديم ثلاثة طرازات أساسية ضمن مجموعة XK الجديدة، هي XK، وXK بورتفوليو عالية التجهيزات، وXKR ......read more
Wolfsburg / Frankfurt/Cairo - Volkswagen has presented a pioneering fleet of new sustainable automobiles at the 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) – an update on the future. The range of IAA premieres extends from the world’s most fuel-efficient production passenger car (BlueMotion) to hybrid technology and an electric car developed from the ground up – the E-Up! ......read more
Amman, Jordan - While F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone announced his support for Jean Todt's bid for the FIA presidency yesterday (25th of September), we were informed today that another high-caliber motor-sport official from the Middle East will be supporting Ari Vatanen. HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein, the pioneering leader of sport in Jordan, has accepted an invitation from FIA ......read more


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