Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company Forms Venture with Prodrive
Posted on 02/05/2020
Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company formed a venture with U.K. motorsport company Prodrive. This venture is being called Prodrive International and is being formed to create and manufacture cars to compete in the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia from 2021.
Commenting on the partnership, Khalid Al Rumaihi, Mumtalakat CEO, said, “Prodrive has participated in numerous regional and international motorsports events throughout its 30 plus years of operation, winning six FIA World Rally Championships, five Le Mans titles and seven Middle East Rally Championships. We’re very proud of the Rally’s move to the region and in partnering with Prodrive, we expand Bahrain’s significant motorsport heritage, having established the Bahrain International Circuit to host Formula One in the Middle East for the first time in 2004.”