The FIA household is deeply saddened to listen to of the sudden passing of Sheikh Hamad Bin Eid Al-Thani, a member of the Qatari royal household and surely one of potentially the most prominent rally drivers within the Gulf self-discipline.
Sheikh Hamad Bin Eid Al-Thani handed away while spectating at potentially the most modern round of the Qatar Nationwide Baja Championship. He was once a factual ambassador for motor sport within the nation, winning a ramification of national titles alongside with the Qatar Rally Championship each and each overall and twice within the 4×4 class.
Internationally, Sheikh Hamad Bin Eid Al-Thani was once topped champion of the prestigious FIA Center East Rally Championship in 1993, and was once UAE Rally Champion within the 4×4 class in 2006 and Vice Champion within the the same class the following year. He additionally obtained the T2 class within the World Baja Championship in 2007.
An enthusiastic competitor in each and each the rally and sinful-nation disciplines, his mild and jovial personality made him many chums within the rally neighborhood.
The FIA extends its trusty condolences to his household, chums and folk lucky ample to acquire identified him.