Sheikh Fahad was the founder of the Kuwait Olympic Committee. He defended Dasman Palace during the seige by Iraqi forces on August 2nd and was martyred. He was succeeded by 5 sons (including Sheikh Ahmed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber) and a daughter.
The statue is his real vehicle. The fist depicts the sign that he used to make and symbolizes his defiance against the invading forces.
Read more about him .http://www.al-sabah.org/fahad