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    Default A Muslim World Champion in Motorsports.

    http://www.cycleworld.com/article.as...article_id=572

    Kenan Sofuoglu - The newly crowned World Supersport Champion, from Turkey, was a treat to watch the entire season, last year.

    Not only did he win more races than anyone but did it with authority. This is very rare in the ultra-competivitve World Supersport series.

    Best part in the interview was where I read he prays five times a day and believes his success is due to his faith and not his luck. Subhan'Allah!

    He will be racing in World Superbike next season and hopefully a MOTOGP ride in 2010.

    Congrats, Kenan!!

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    Good news indeed. Now, I've gotta watch Superbike series.
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    Masha-Allah...

    Thats a great news.

    General concept we have of Turkish people is limited to ultra secularistrs, Religion Hating extreme Liberals whose women wear bikinis in public on beaches, etc. lol , just like their other European cousins, but at heart they are good people. I have worked with some Turkish people and they are good people, gentle at heart and not too political. also very good looking people as well.

    Its good to know this brother has a strong belief in faith. Faith is the key to success both in this world and here-after.

    US's current Election is also between Extreme Religious Right wing, represent by Mike Huchabee who is using FAITH just like Bush did in his campaigns and Secularists, Liberals like Hilary Clinton, Obama, Ron Paul etc.

    Religion plays a key role in USA. US is built upon Religious roots...Eventhough they don't have an official Religion, but Most Americans are Religious people in their way... and level of belief.

    I would even say, American in general are more Faith driven than Pakistanis... Pakistanis are ALOT more Liberal when following the religion than Americans are, when it comes to following their own faiths.

    Whethers its elections, or general life, or whatever, they follow their faith to the core. Attend religious services, and practice their faith in everyday life. Don't lie, don't steal, don't take bribe/RISHWAAT, etc. They are not perfect, but they are doing a much better job than most around the world, in terms of following the religion.... That's why they are the Most successful people in this world.

    God only knows, what will happen in here-after. But if you have strong faith in God, God will have mercy on you, both in this world, and here after..

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    datzburier,
    Very well composed!
    I agree the Muslims living here (whether Pakistani or otherwise) are more disciplined than Muslims I have seen back home, etc.

    It's funny when I read Kenan still has a hard time convincing potential Turkish sponsors for some assistance inspite of being World Champion.

    Although it's probably just a matter of time before he grabs the right sponsor.

    Check out racing-underground dot com for some World SuperSport races which Kenan won. Good stuff!

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    now that is NEWS...finally we have someone from the muslim world a champion...and dat too in a well known supersport class which is more than respectable (Y)..

    i always wanted to race on track ...but thanx to our govt policies i cant
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    American in general are more Faith driven than Pakistanis
    Hmm....kia khanay!
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    Thats good to know. I am waiting for the time when someone from Pakistan gets there, though it doesn't seem to be happening soon..
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    @Jahanzeb
    But in the given link nowhere it is mentioned that he's a Muslim, it only says that his brother didn't spray the champaign because he was in a Muslim country.
    ??
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    Even Kenan's official website does not mention which Faith he follows:
    http://www.kenan54.com/index_s.html

    So I had to take pics of the magazine article I am referring to:

    A Muslim World Champion in Motorsports -803319


    A Muslim World Champion in Motorsports -803320


    A Muslim World Champion in Motorsports -803321


    A Muslim World Champion in Motorsports -803322

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    Thats great (y)

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    is he racing as a "muslim racer" or are we all just making too much of his religion?
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    dnt knw myself wht some people wanna get out of this calling him "muslim racer".......
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    GOOD

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    GOOD

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    is he representing Turkey or his religion?
    I have always drawn a great deal of moral comfort from Humpty Dumpty.. as all the King's horses and all the King's men couldnt put Humpty Dumpty back together again.. you know why?.. because there is no Humpty Dumpty! _______________________________________________________________________________________________ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt8Y93k0pB0 _______________________________________________________________________________________________ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_O0hD5nQVg

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    Good news
    I don,t believe in taking right decisions, i take decisions and make them right !

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    Thats a Good news.

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    Yeah! Good News
    Kenan can also Win World Super Bike championship by keeping it up
    It is impossible to please everybody.

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    Proud to see a fellow Rider winning one of the most competitive championships anywhere in the world.

    Coincidentally, he is also a Muslim.

    In the world of motorsports, that is a rarity. Especially in a country with a minimalistic motorsports lineage, such as Turkey.

    There are no hidden agenda's or covert messages in either the article or Kenan's triumphant Championship.

    Muddy your mind at your own peril.

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    @datzburier
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    guyz this our problem that we in ameraca are gud the one back home are not gu its just that this is the problem of we muslims critisize our own and among us . he is a muslim and he won we shud pray for him that he whud be the world champion one day
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