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Ahmad Daham signs with Red Bull

A surprise for everyone!

Red Bull blows a huge surprise for everyone attending Red Bull Car Park Drift Finals 2016 in Oman by unveiling the new athelte joining forces to be the face of Red Bull in the middle east, he is Ahmad Daham!

Ahmad Daham is the world guinness record holder along with James Deane for the longest twin drift in the world, also a two times Red Bull Car Park Drift winner for 2014&2015.


During the qualifying round in Dubai this year Ahmad faced a problem by not getting his car on time to participate but there was more for him than defending his title as King of Drift and maybe win the title for a 3rd year in a row making him the undisputed champion of the middle east.

No Title, but bigger plan!

As Ahmad was not able to participate in Red Bull Car Park Drift Finals he was working on his Nissan Silvia called “Senshi” for a bigger project.

We had an exclusive interview with him while he was working on his 2017 plan to participate in several tournaments such as ( King of Desert by Federal Tires , Middle East Championship , Qatar Drift championship … and many more along the year we’ve been following on his build minute by minute and day by day.

Senshi Ver.3

Check out some exclusive images for the build as Senshi got new parts that pushes it to Approx 1200hp ( number not disclosed by Ahmad ) with new Radium fuel system and a new sequential gear

Making the car much stronger and stable with new built roll cage and support
Finalizing the fiberglass work
Getting everything painted beautifully
Outside body getting finished too
The newly built Toyota 2JZ 3.4L with Stroker
Installing part and Radium fuel system
What did Senshi Ver. 3.0 got inside?

  • 3.4L 2JZ Engine custom built
  • Feal suspensions
  • Wisefab wide angle steering kit
  • Radium Fuel system
  • Samsonas sequential gearbox 
  • New Link thunder ECU
  • GTX42 turbo charge to achieve 1200hp with a shot of Nitrous

The big news

The best platform to announce joining Red Bull was indeed at Red Bull Car Park Drift finals 2016 in Muscat, Oman and we got these exclusive images for it before the announcement.

The new livery

Westlake 2017 sponsors for ahmad

Senshi
Final check before announcement

Check this walkthrough also shot exclusively for Mawater Arabia

The Announcement

Ahmad made the announcement infront of more than 9000 people attending the show making the most smoke ever made that day by a drift car!

Check the video:

Senshi in Action!



We wish the champ a great year and will keep you all updated with the latest from him.

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