Exclusively Us Times: Interview with Banbouk: I never regret racing but I’m I’m glad that I stopped
Name : Mohanad Banbouk
Birthdate : 24/02/1989
Racing weight: 165 Lbs
lnFather: Bechir Banbouk
Sponsors: Yamaha, Suzuki, Repsol
Can you tell us about your racing career how it started and how it ended! also why you started racing again after the first big accident?
That’s a 6 years story but I will try to be quick, I started working with Yamaha UAE in 2010, and I used to race for them on ATV Yamaha Raptor 700 (Quad bikes ) for 3 years ,First year I was the second in UAE Quad race and the first for 2 years and on my last race which was sponsored by Redbull I had a big accident in the desert and broke my 2 legs and that day I decided to stop racing ,I had a surgery in Dubai and they fixed two metal plates in my right leg and I was home not able to walk for 5 month.
In 2014 I started giving presentations about bikes safety for Emirates Bikes Festival and then I met Suzuki middle east team at one of the shows where my brother Mouneeb Banbouk used to race and they convinced me about joining the
Is there a chance for you to start racing again ?
I don’t think so since
What do you think made you different from all the other
I feel like my confidence was a lot stronger. I didn’t party at all. I didn’t drink at all during the racing
In one word what would you say about your racing career?