Khalid alBalooshi
  • Date of birth:
    July 27, 1979
  • Hometown:
    Dubai, UAE
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Sandvik Coromant/Red Fuel dragster
  • Crew Chief:
    Todd Okuhara and Phil Shuler
  • Career Wins: 6
    TF: 4 Sports: 2
  • Career Final Rounds: 11
    TF: 8 Sports: 3
  • Career Best E.T.:
  • Career Best Speed:
Career Highlights
  • 2013:  Raced to second career victory at Norwalk; Raced to runner-up finishes in Englishtown and St. Louis; Qualified for the Traxxas Nitro Shootout
  • 2012: Raced to first career victory at Reading; qualified a season-high third at Norwalk; qualified for all 23 events as a rookie; beat world champ Antron Brown three times in head-to-head meetings in Countdown playoffs
  • 2011 NHRA Pro Mod champ

  • Marital Status: Married; Children: two
  • Height/weight: 5' 7", 170 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Fishing, swimming, working on cars
  • Notable: Won the 2011 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by ProCare Rx world championship and
    claimed the 2011 Arabian Drag Racing League championship in Qatar; He has raced to 158 career victories in
    Pro Mod, Outlaw and Super Street classes combined; alBalooshi earned his Top Fuel license with a run of 3.86
    seconds at 319 mph in December 2011 in West Palm Beach, Fla.