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Video: we heart Lebanese hill climbs

Watch Roger Feghali and his modded Mitsubishi Evo VI going wild in our new favourite motorsport

Published: 15 Jun 2015

We have to admit that, up until this morning, we weren't too clued-up on the world of Lebanese motorsport.

But now, thanks to the power of the internet, we're massive fans of Lebanese motorsport.

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Because, it turns out, while some race drivers spent literally a whole day endlessly lapping the French countryside, one brave man pointed a rather bonkers Mitsubishi Evo at the summit of a hill in Falougha, Lebanon and gave it the beans.

This man was Roger Feghali, who was competing in a prototype Mitsubishi Evo VI against his brother, Abdo.

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In the second round of the 2015 Lebanese Hill Climb Championship, Roger gave it his all to walk away with a record-breaking run and an internet-breaking video.

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As you'll see above, Roger not shy in trusting the limits of grip of his turbocharged Mitsu: click play to see him jump, slither and drift his way up the twisting route.

But aside from the driving part - which is very impressive - it's the sound of the Evo that's got us going. With a boosty turbo and trick anti-lag system it flutters, squeaks, pops, bangs and ffmmmpphhs like a firework display in an industrial popcorn making facility.

Surely this is all the ammunition Mitsu needs to bring another Evo back into the world?

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