Saudi Arabia’s Rakan Al Rashed competes during the World Rally Championship 2 race in Portugal.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Saudi professional rally driver Rakan Al Rashed has set his sights on winning more points in the World Rally Championship 2 (WRC 2) after securing his first top-10 finish in Portugal.
The 32-year-old, also a successful business professional and entrepreneur, finished 10th in the fourth round of the competition, earning him one point in the rally which attracted 48 teams in his category.
The achievement was even more impressive given Rashed was forced to retire on the first day before the last stage due to punctured tyres but having recovered and restarted, he drove smoothly for the next two days.
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Alongside his rally motorsport career, Rashed is also a co-founder and director of Access Bridge Ventures, a leading early stage venture capital fund and chairman of Kudu Corp, a leading restaurant chain in Saudi Arabia.
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