Five years old and racing rally cars

This is Egypt's five-year-old rally racer

Location: Cairo

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) FIVE-YEAR-OLD RACER, MANSOUR TAREK, SAYING: "(My name is) Mansour."

JOURNALIST ASKING: "How old are you?"

MANSOUR TAREK REPLYING: "Five."

Mansour Tarek wants to follow in the footsteps of his father

international rally racer Tarek el-Erian

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) INTERNATIONAL RALLY RACER AND FATHER OF MANSOUR TAREK, TAREK EL-ERIAN, SAYING "Ever since he was much younger, he's been wanting to drive. He used to watch my videos and my team 'Rahala' racing, he would get excited and ask me if he could do it. I want to thank his mother who supports us and allows us to do this. He is very happy, and his sister who is now two years old, she too will race when she is four or five years old. They really enjoy racing and have a good time with everyone here, so I'd like to thank the organizers and all the other racers with us today."

Video Transcript

TAREK EL-ERIAN: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

MANSOUR TAREK: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

JOURNALIST: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

- [SPEAKING ARABIC]

TAREK EL-ERIAN: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

MANSOUR TAREK: Bye.

[ENGINE REVVING]

[SHOUTING]

[HORN HONKING]

[ENGINE REVVING]

TAREK EL-ERIAN: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

MANSOUR TAREK: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

TAREK EL-ERIAN: [SPEAKING ARABIC]

TRANSLATOR: Ever since he was much younger he's been wanting to drive. He used to watch my videos and my team, Rahala Racing. He would get excited and asked me if he could do it. I want to thank his mother who supports us and allows us to do this. He's very happy and his sister, who's now two years old, she too will race when she's four or five years old. They really enjoy racing and have a good time with everyone here, so I'd like to thank the organizers and all the other racers with us today.

[ENGINE REVVING]