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Yazeed Al-Rajhi was born and raised in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (May 5, 1981) He is a leading Saudi Arabian Businessman and Rally driver who has been competing in the World Rally Championship and other international rally events since 2007. He participated in the Cross-Country Rallies and his debutant at Dakar Rally was in 2015.
|Born||September 30, 1981|
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
|World Rally Championship record|
|Active years||2008 – present|
|First rally||2008 Rally Argentina|
|Last updated on: 22 August 2018.|
In 2007 he established his own racing team, it was known as Al-Rajhi Racing Team and later renamed to Yazeed Racing Team  where he started his first unofficial competition in the Middle East Rally Championship (MERC), the (2007 Jordan Rally) in order to gain experience so he can formally participate in different Rally Championships in future. After that He scored his first ever points (eighth place) in Greek's 2012 Acropolis Rally in the 40th season of the World Rally Championship (WRC).
Al-Rajhi made his WRC debut at 2008 Rally Argentina with Subaru Impreza WRX STI officially. In 2008 Jordan Rally – was his other WRC appearance of the year. He returned to the top level in 2010, finishing 13th overall on the Jordan Rally in a Peugeot 207 S2000. He also contested that year's Rally d'Italia Sardegna, a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, but he retired after losing a wheel. In 2011 he contested seven WRC rounds, but retired from six of them. He also competed in the IRC round in Corsica, finishing 14th. The Saudi won the Silk Way Rally  in 2018, and in 2019 he won the Saudi Desert Rally Championship. Al-Rajhi occupied the top positions in Dakar 2020 with best finish in fourth place.
Yazeed Alrajhi Personal titles
- The first Saudi to be selected in 2008 by the Unicef as the Goodwill ambassador in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, for one year
- The first Saudi to be appointed as a 'Donate Life' ambassador in 2009
- In 2009 he got the title of 'Gentleman' by Rotana magazines readers' popular
- In 2008 he came in third position in the Mobily and Riyadiah 'Most Distinguished Athlete in Saudi Arabia ' competition
- Received the title of ambassador for fighting drugs in Saudi Arabia
- The best upcoming competitor in the third round of the World Rally Competition taking place in Jordon - 2010
- 2008.1st in Middle East Championship in Kuwait Rally.
- 2008.1st in Middle East Championship in Sharqia Rally.
- 2008.1st in the Saudi Arabia Motor Federation competition in Sharqia Rally.
- 2009.1st in Hail Rally (Baja) Motor Federation competition.
- 2009.1st in the Syria International Rally.
- 2009.2nd in Qatar International Rally.
- 2009.3rd in Lebanon International Rally.
- 2009.3rd Overall in Middle East Championship.
- 2010.1st in Hail Rally (Baja) Motor Federation competition.
- 2010.1st in Middle East Championship in Jordan Rally.
- 2010.1st in Middle East Championship in Sharqia Rally.
- 2010.1st in the Saudi Arabia Motor Federation competition in Sharqia Rally.
- 2011.2nd in the third round of the World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2011.1st in Spain Rally 4th round of World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2011.2nd in the 4th round of Italian Rally's championship (Rally terre cardbells) S2000 Cars.
- 2012.1st in Hail Rally (Baja) Motor Federation competition.
- 2012.2nd in Greece Rally in World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2012.2nd in Rally Estonia.
- 2012.2nd in Rally Finland in World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2012.3rd in Rally Wales (Great Britain) in World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2012.2nd in Rally de France in world rally championship WRC2. 2012.3rd in Rally Jordan in FIA championship.
- 2012.3rd in Rally Spain in world rally championship WRC2.
- 2012.3rd overall in World Rally Championship WRC2.
- 2013.1st in Sweden Rally 2013 World Rally Championship WRC2
Victories of Saudi Arabia Motor Federation (SAMF)Edit
|2019||Toyota||T1||1st||Al Ula-Neom Rally|
Complete World Rally Championship resultsEdit
* Season still in progress.
|2012||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RRC||MON||SWE
|2013||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RRC||MON||SWE
|2014||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RRC||MON||SWE
|2015||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RRC||MON||SWE
|2017||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RS WRC||MON||SWE||MEX||FRA||ARG||POR||ITA
|2014||Yazeed Racing||Ford Fiesta RRC||JÄN||LIE||GRE||IRE||AZO||YPR||EST||CZE||CYP
Dakar Rally resultsEdit
- solutions [www.vasereseni.cz, Project: KNOW HOW. "Yazeed AlRajhi Racing Team". yazeed.knowhowsolutions.cz. Retrieved 2020-03-04.
- "Yazeed Al-Rajhi". eWRC-results.com. eWRC.cz. Retrieved 6 June 2012.
- "S.7 – LIPETSK-MOSCOU : « Apothéose sur la Place Rouge » - 497,22 km | SilkWay". www.silkwayrally.com. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
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