Yazeed Al-Rajhi

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Yazeed Al-Rajhi
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Personal information
Nationality Saudi Arabian
Born(1981-05-05)May 5, 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.

Yazeed Al-Rajhi is a Saudi Arabian rally driver. He scored his first World Rally Championship (WRC) points with an eighth place finish on the 2012 Acropolis Rally. Al-Rajhi made his WRC debut on the 2008 Rally Argentina in a Subaru Impreza WRX STI. He retired from that event and the 2008 Jordan Rally – his other WRC appearance of the year.[1] 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. In 2018, he won the Silk Way Rally.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Yazeed Alrajhi Personal titles

Yazeed Team

  • 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

Career results[edit]

Complete World Rally Championship results[edit]

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 results[edit]

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 results[edit]

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 results[edit]

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 results[edit]

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 results[edit]

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

* Rally still in progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yazeed Al-Rajhi". eWRC-results.com. eWRC.cz. Retrieved 6 June 2012.
  2. ^ "S.7 – LIPETSK-MOSCOU : « Apothéose sur la Place Rouge » - 497,22 km | SilkWay". www.silkwayrally.com. Retrieved 2018-11-06.

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