Mohammed bin Sulayem

president of FIA and retired rally driver
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Mohammed Ahmed bin Sulayem or Mohammed ben Sulayem (Arabic: محمد بن سليم; born 12 November 1961) is an Emirati former rally driver. He is the president of the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) since 2021. He was one of the most successful Arab drivers in motor sport history, earning 14 FIA Middle East Rally Championship titles. In 1991, Sulayem founded the UAE Desert Challenge.[1]

Mohammed Ben Sulayem
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President of Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
Assumed office
17 December 2021
Preceded byJean Todt
Personal details
Born (1961-11-12) 12 November 1961 (age 60)
Dubai, Trucial States (now United Arab Emirates)
NationalityEmirati
World Rally Championship record
Active years1988–1995
TeamsFord, Toyota
Rallies18
Rally wins0
Podiums0
Stage wins0
Total points12
First rally1988 Acropolis Rally
Last rally1995 Rally New Zealand

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge". Archived from the original on 2015-04-25. Retrieved 2015-06-21.