Nigeria's representative, Shahin Nouri has made history after winning a MotorSport event in Belgium on the same track the Belgian Grand Prix held some days ago. Leipert Autosport reports that Nouri won the 24 hour race which had 50 cars in competition.
Shahin Nouri is a Swiss who met his Nigerian wife in France, Tatiana Moussalli Nouri, a Civil and structural engineer working with a Masters from MIT.
On representing Nigeria for the first time: I always raced under the Swiss flag. But this Year I decided to race with the Nigerian flag. To promote Nigeria and to prove to the world that it is a great Country. I am proud to live in Nigeria. My wife and in-laws are Nigerians. And my kids are growing up here. Pidgin is their 3rd language.