Yazeed Al-Rajhi

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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.

Yazeed Al-Rajhi
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Personal information
Nationality Saudi Arabian
Born(1981-09-30)September 30, 1981[1]
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
World Rally Championship record
Active years2008 – present
Co-driverUnited Kingdom Michael Orr
Rallies45
Total points5
First rally2008 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 [2] 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.[3] 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 [4] 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.

AchievementsEdit

Yazeed Alrajhi Personal titles

Yazeed Career

  • 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

Year Vehicle Class Position Stage Name
2008 Mitsubishi T1 1st Sharqiyah Rally
2009 Nissan T1 1st Hail Rally
2010 Mitsubishi T1 1st Hail Rally
2010 Peugeot T1 1st Sharqiyah Rally
2012 Mini T1 1st Hail Rally
2015 Hummer T1 1st Hail Rally
2015 Hummer T1 1st Jeddah Rally
2016 Hummer T1 1st Hail Rally
2019 Toyota T1 1st Qassim Rally
2019 Toyota T1 1st Al Ula-Neom Rally
2019 Toyota T1 1st Riyadh Rally
2019 Toyota T1 1st Sharqiyah Rally

Career resultsEdit

Complete World Rally Championship resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Pos. Points
2008 Yazeed Al-Rajhi Subaru Impreza WRX STI MON SWE MEX ARG
Ret
JOR
Ret
ITA GRE TUR FIN GER NZL ESP FRA JPN GBR NC 0
2010 Al-Rajhi Racing Team Peugeot 207 S2000 SWE MEX JOR
13
TUR NZL POR BUL FIN GER JPN FRA ESP GBR NC 0
2011 Al-Rajhi Racing Team Peugeot 207 S2000 SWE MEX POR
Ret
JOR ITA
Ret
ARG GRE
Ret
FIN GER
Ret
AUS FRA
34
ESP
Ret
NC 0
Ford Fiesta S2000 GBR
Ret
2012 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
24
MEX POR
Ret
ARG GRE
8
NZL
28
FIN
17
GER
Ret
GBR
16
FRA
18
ITA ESP
15
26th 4
2013 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
10
MEX POR
WD
ARG GRE ITA FIN
12
GER AUS
12
FRA ESP
12
GBR
18
29th 1
2014 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
14
MEX POR ARG ITA
Ret
POL
13
FIN
13
GER AUS
Ret
FRA ESP GBR NC 0
2015 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
16
MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
Ret
POL FIN GER AUS
Ret
FRA ESP
Ret
GBR NC 0
2016 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE
Ret
MEX ARG POR
11
ITA
Ret
POL
Ret
FIN
Ret
GER CHN
C
FRA ESP GBR
Ret
AUS NC 0
2017 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA
13
POL FIN GER ESP GBR
Ret
AUS NC 0
2018 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE
Ret
MEX FRA ARG POR
Ret
ITA
Ret
FIN GER TUR
Ret
GBR ESP AUS NC 0

* Season still in progress.

SWRC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Pos. Points
2012 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
5
POR
Ret
NZL
4
FIN
2
GBR
3
FRA
2
ESP
3
3rd 88

WRC-2 resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos. Points
2013 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
1
MEX POR
WD
ARG GRE ITA FIN
4
GER AUS
3
FRA ESP
2
GBR
8
5th 74
2014 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
4
MEX POR ARG ITA
Ret
POL
3
FIN
4
GER AUS
Ret
FRA ESP GBR 11th 39
2015 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC MON SWE
4
MEX ARG POR
Ret
ITA
Ret
POL FIN GER AUS
Ret
FRA ESP
Ret
GBR 28th 12

WRC-Trophy resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos. Points
2017 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RS WRC MON SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA
1
POL FIN GER ESP GBR
Ret
AUS 5th 25

ERC resultsEdit

Year Entrant Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Pos. Points
2014 Yazeed Racing Ford Fiesta RRC JÄN LIE GRE IRE AZO YPR EST CZE CYP
1
VAL COR 15th 38

Dakar Rally resultsEdit

Year Class Vehicle Position Stages won
2015 Cars   Toyota DNF 1
2016 11th 0
2017   Mini 27th 0
2018 DNF 0
2019 7th 0
2020   Toyota 4th 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://yazeedracing.com/team.html
  2. ^ solutions [www.vasereseni.cz, Project: KNOW HOW. "Yazeed AlRajhi Racing Team". yazeed.knowhowsolutions.cz. Retrieved 2020-03-04.
  3. ^ "Yazeed Al-Rajhi". eWRC-results.com. eWRC.cz. Retrieved 6 June 2012.
  4. ^ "S.7 – LIPETSK-MOSCOU : « Apothéose sur la Place Rouge » - 497,22 km | SilkWay". www.silkwayrally.com. Retrieved 2018-11-06.

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