August 31, 2016 – Before the 39th Rally of Lebanon action kicks off from RPM Karting Circuit on Friday, a pre-race drivers’ press conference will be taking place tomorrow, Thursday, at ATCL’s headquarters in Kaslik at 12:00, followed by the rally’s ceremonial start from in front of Jounieh Municipality’s building at 19:30.

The golden record

On the other hand, here’s the list of all the winners since the rally’s inauguration back in 1968. Note that the rally was called “Mountain Rally” before becoming Rally of Lebanon in 1994.

Year Driver Co-driver Vehicle
1968 Jean Bassil Antoine Slim Renault 10
1970 Gerard Asfar Amine Hammoud Renault 16
1973 Georges Matta Georges Moughanni Volkswagen 1303 S
1974 Tony Georgiou Jean-Loup Edde Renault 16
1979 Georges Doumit Samir Chikhani Audi 80 GT
1980 Albert Bassoul Gerard Saunal Renault 17 Gordini
1981 Sahag Kasardjian Tony Karam BMW 2002
1984 Michel Araman Samir Habet Renault 5 Turbo
1985 Naji Heneine Georges Assaf Renault 5 Turbo
1986 Nabil Karam Joe Saghbini Porsche 911
1987 Mohammad Ben Sulayem John Spiller Opel Manta 400
1988 Samir Ghanem Joseph Goubril Nissan 240RS
1991 Mohammad Ben Sulayem Ronan Morgan Toyota Celica GT4
1992 Maurice Sehnawi Naji Stephan Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
1993 Alain Oreille Jean-Marc Andrie Renault Clio Williams
1994 Alex Fiorio Vittorio Brambilla Lancia Delta HF Integrale
1995 Jean-Pierre Nasrallah Pierre Asmar Lancia Delta HF Integrale
1996 Abdullah Baskhashab Bobby Willis Toyota Celica GT4
1997 Jean-Pierre Nasrallah Joseph Matar Lancia Delta HF Integrale
1998 Mohammad Ben Sulayem Ronan Morgan Ford Escort WRC
1999 Mohammad Ben Sulayem Ronan Morgan Ford Escort WRC
2000 Roger Feghali Ziad Chehab Lancia Delta HF Integrale
2001 Pierro Liatti Carlo Cassina Subaru Impreza WRC
2002 Jean-Pierre Nasrallah Youssef Bassil Subaru Impreza WRC
2003 Roger Feghali Ziad Chehab Subaru Impreza WRC
2004 Roger Feghali Nabil Njeim Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII
2006 Roger Feghali Nabil Njeim Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2007 Roger Feghali Nabil Njeim Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2008 Roger Feghali Giovanni Bernacchini Subaru Impreza WRX N14
2009 Roger Feghali Nabil Njeim Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX
2010 Roger Feghali Nabil Njeim Skoda Fabia S2000
2011 Roger Feghali Joseph Matar Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X
2012 Roger Feghali Joseph Matar Ford Fiesta RRC
2013 Roger Feghali Joseph Matar Ford Fiesta RRC
2014 Nicolas Amiouni Chadi Beyrouthy Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X
2015 Roger Feghali Joseph Matar Ford Fiesta R5

ROL 2015 finish

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