Kuwaiti cars amateurs won five prizes in the Custom Show Emirates in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Head of Kuwait’s vintage cars team, Tariq Al-Tariqi, told KUNA that Hamad Al-Kharji won the best design for the Custom muscle cars through his car (Camaro Z28), made in 1969.
He added that Hamad Al-Khaldi won the second place in the Skyline category for his (GTR) 1973. Al-Tariqi was thrilled that two members of his team having won in this competition, adding that this exhibition is “the most prominent in the Middle East.” In the same context, Ali Mishaan from Kuwait won the first prize twice through his Datsun Z manufactured in 1972, where he won the first prize in the competition of the best idea and creativity as well as the competition of drawing and painting on the car (Airbrush).
Moreover, the Kuwaiti Ahmad Buriki won second place in the Hot Rod category through his (GMC 1953). Custom Show Emirates is a 3-day event held from 30th March to 1st April 2017 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
This event highlights the latest in auto customization products and services. Hussain Salmeen, of Kuwait, won the best design for the Custom Bike Competition in the Custom Show Emirates. Salmeen, in a statement to KUNA, said he was thrilled to have won the best design award in the Custom Show, one of the Middle East’s largest events. He said he competed againt a British designer on the assembly and operation of a customized bike. Salmeen said he manufactured most of the bike’s parts in Kuwait over the past three months. The Custom Bike competition rules stipulate that the bike be assembled in two days, and to be running in the final day before the public, he explained. Salmeen has been customizing bikes for the past 16 years