Sheiban Shakeri

Sheiban Shakeri

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Sheiban Shakeri has been an avid fan of Formula 1 and the Red Bull Air Race. Since he was a child, he always had a fascination with race cars and airplanes, "so it's natural that I would get into the sporting aspect of it."

In 2008, Shakeri had the opportunity to cover a new sport, the Red Bull Air Race, and since then, he hasn't looked back on it. He has been invited to attend three races so far - Detroit 2008, Abu Dhabi 2009, and Windsor 2009 - and has become a well-known member of the air racing community.

Formerly the Community Leader of Formula 1, Shakeri has decided to move on and help the Red Bull Air Race grow by exclusively covering this new sport. Please help by visiting the section and putting in your views and comments!

Pictured with Alejandro Maclean - Detroit 2008

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  • Ryan Wood posted 1812 days ago

    Ryan Wood

    Hi Sheiban,

    Just returned from China/UAE, Dubai was amazing, made a quick trip to Abu Dhabi to look at the track. Fantastic trip.

    Noticed your giving up your F1 community leader role. You've done a sterling job, sad to see you go. The RBAR section is lucky to have you, and will only get better as you focus your attention on it. I will continue to read your RBAR articles.

    Ryan
    The F1 Times

  • Long John Silver posted 1815 days ago

    Long John Silver

    cheers sheb - saw your message and wanted to drop in and say - congrats and good luck, if thats what you wanna do - go for it

  • Lola Judd posted 1855 days ago

    Lola Judd

    What are your picks for the 2009 24 Hours of Le Mans? It is one of the last great races.

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/lemans2009/

    My picks:

    LMP1: #8 Peugeot 908 from the factory Team Peugeot Total squad with Michelin tires

    drivers S├ębastien Bourdais, St├ęphane Sarrazin, Franck Montagny

    LMP2: #25 Lola B08/80 from the British RML team with a turbocharged Mazda I-4 with Michelin tires

    drivers Chris Dyson, Thomas Erdos, and Mike Newton

    GT1: #63 Chevrolet Corvette C6.R from the factory Corvette Racing team with Michelin tires

    drivers Johnny O'Connell, Antonio Garcia, and Jan Magnussen

    GT2: #92 Ferrari F430 GTC from the new JMW Motorsport team with Dunlop tires

    drivers Rob Bell, Tim Sugden, and Andrew Kirkaldy

    http://www.planetlemans.com/le-mans-2009-le-mans-24-entry-list/

  • Rocky Getters posted 1868 days ago

    Rocky Getters

    Hello Sheiban, my latest article, "Sports in the year 2032 AD!" ... a must read! I hope you'll find time to read it, thanks! Have a great day. :)

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/187448-sports-in-the-year-2032-ad

  • Frazz Martello posted 1909 days ago

    Frazz Martello

    hi sheiban

    unfortunately not on site at this stage but thanks for the offer!

    enjoy the final! matt hall has really impressed me!

    frazz

  • Mosang Miles posted 1910 days ago

    Mosang Miles

    No problem at all Sheiban. I'm taking a look at your play-by-play piece right now!

  • Goutham Babu posted 1912 days ago

    Goutham Babu

    Hello pls read my second part of Funniest soccer quotes ever..i think you read the first one so here is the second..
    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/155881-funniest-soccer-quotes-ever-pt-2

  • Nick Barnowski posted 1915 days ago

    Nick Barnowski

    Hi Sheiban,

    I love your Air Race articles! I went to the Detroit event last year and was planning on writing an article for my own site but never got around to it. I plan on going again this year to the Windsor race. Very cool that you got to go last year and meet the pilots!

    Thanks

  • Andrew Damico posted 1929 days ago

    Andrew Damico

    Ahh! Your article about Hamilton being penalized 5 places was prophetic! Please dont curse him again! :(

  • Mike Kent posted 1941 days ago

    Mike  Kent

    Thanks for the POTD

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