Drifting Session in Saudi Arabia Gone Wrong- Video

Drifting Session in Saudi Arabia Gone Wrong- Video
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Drifting is becoming a worldwide phenomenon, with car enthusiasts yearning to go sideways all over the globe. In this video a driver doing his best Initial D impression comes up a little short. The driver catches a mound of sand and rolls his car right over. The car is clearly more injured than the driver’s… Continue Reading...

Vaughn Gittin Jr. Drifts Saudi Arabia in a Ford Mustang [Video]

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2010 Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. takes his dog and pony show to the Middle East: drifting Saudi Arabia in his Ford Mustang. At the Al Reem Circuit, he puts on a show that would make Ken Block proud. Titled Drifting In The K.S.A, Gittin was given permission to do basically anything around the… Continue Reading...

Five Saudi Women Taken Into Custody For Driving

Five Saudi Women Taken Into Custody For Driving
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We’ve written before about the Saudi ban on women driving and the brave people who were standing up to the law. There’s now news that at least five Saudi women have been taken into custody because they defied the men-only driving rule. In the campaign to overthrow this law in the ultraconservative Arab kingdom, these… Continue Reading...

Consumers Petition Subaru To Halt Sales In Saudi Arabia Over Female Driving Ban

Consumers Petition Subaru To Halt Sales In Saudi Arabia Over Female Driving Ban
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Whether intentional or not, Subaru seems to be labeled as a “progressive” brand, and while their website contains the usual corporate gibberish about supporting and embracing “…the communities in which we live and work,” the company tends to put its money where its mouth is, openly supporting the LGBT community as well as motorsports and… Continue Reading...

Saudi Government Tries to Stop Woman’s Right To Drive Protest Videos

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Saudi Government Tries to Stop Woman’s Right To Drive Protest Videos
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Awhile back, we told you about women in Saudi Arabia fighting against a law that states they aren’t allowed drive. We told you about Wajeha-Al-Huwaider, a women’s rights activist in Saudi Arabia, who decided to mark International Women’s Day in 2008 by shooting a video of herself driving and then posting it on YouTube. Next… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Launches Updated Corvettes for Middle East Market

Chevrolet Launches Updated Corvettes for Middle East Market
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Recently, Chevrolet introduced updated variants of the Corvette for Middle Eastern consumption, changes include a Grand Sport model with the dual mode exhaust system as standard (it’s optional on the base car in this region), along with two new paint colors. Continue Reading...

Mercedes G-Class Based Gazal-1 Headed to Production as Saudi Arabia’s First Car

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Mercedes G-Class Based Gazal-1 Headed to Production as Saudi Arabia’s First Car
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When most people think about Saudi Arabia, they think about a country that produces 10-million barrels of crude oil every day, a country where temperatures in the summer can reach over 130-degrees, and a country where the Sheikhs live in mansions bigger than some high-end resorts. While there is a huge car culture there, with… Continue Reading...

Team Desert Storm Racing? Radical! [video]

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Ok, so we busted out the pun bazooka on the title of this post, but we think you’ll forgive us once you watch the video (after the jump). Driver Saeed AlMouri may not have the smooth at-the-limit control of Jensen Button or the flawless heel & toe downshifting ability of Ron Fellows, but he scores… Continue Reading...

Wajeha Al-Huwaider Drives for Equality in Saudi Arabia [with Video]

Wajeha Al-Huwaider Drives for Equality in Saudi Arabia [with Video]
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Women don’t have the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, and one woman took a courageous stand on YouTube to protest the law. Wajeha Al-Huwaider, a women’s rights activist in Saudi Arabia, decided to mark International Women’s Day in 2008 by shooting a video of herself driving and then posting it on YouTube. By posting… Continue Reading...