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Hamed Al-Wahaibi is an Omani Rally driver.
In 1999, he was voted by UK-based publication, "Motoring News", as one of the top ten drivers in the world. Al-Wahaibi is also known for being the first Arab rally driver to post a record 33 world entries 


Hamed is the first Omani driver to drive in the World Rally Championship.

1992 - Hamed first started racing motorcycles in California.
1995 - He competed in the 100cc national Omani Kart championship winning the race.
1996 - He won the first ever 24-hour karting endurance race in the Middle East.
1997 - He won the FIA Middle East Group N championship in his first year.
1997 - Middle East Group N Rally Champion.
1997 - 8th in Network Q Group N round of the World Rally Championship, 28th overall.
1999 - He won the FIA World Rally group N rounds in the Safari Rally
1999 - He won the FIA World Rally group N Acropolis Rally.
1999 - He ranked 2nd in the 1999 Group N World Rally Championship.
1999 - He was rated among the top 10 rally drivers in the world.
2004 - He was the first Arab Sports personality as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
He continued rallying in the WRC until 2012 when he retired for professional rallying.
2021 – He returns to rallying participating in FIAMERC Jordan Rally. Unfortunately rolls during testing.
2021 – Cyprus Rally, Hamed and Tony Sircombe team up to tackle Cyprus Rally. They recorded two fastest stage timings showing competitiveness; but due to technical difficulties, was unable to finish Leg 1 but continued Leg 2.
2021 – Hamed and Tony continue their comeback competing in the 2021 Oregon Trail Rally in Portland, US. They sealed a superb fourth overall and RC2 class win.
2022 – Oman International Rally (January 27-29)
2022 – Qatar International Rally (February 10-12)
2022 – Lebanon Spring Rally (June 10-12) – 3rd place.

2022 – Jezzine Rally ( July 17 )


Hamed
Al-Wahaibi

Driver

Country:
Oman
Date of birth:
20-1-1968

hamed@hw34.net

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