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25 Aug 2015

Motorsport.com launches platform in Middle East and North Africa

Khodr Rawi, Motorsport.com Middle East Director
Pace lap: #7 Lechner Racing Middle East Porsche 991 Cup: Fahad Algosaibi, Clemens Schmid, Klaus Bachler, Jaap van Lagen
Start: #69 Gulf Racing UK Lamborghini Gallardo LP560 GT3: Roald Goethe, Stuart Hall, Frédéric Fatien, Jamie Campbell-Walter and #7 Lechner Racing Middle East Porsche 991 Cup: Fahad Algosaibi, Clemens Schmid, Klaus Bachler, Jaap van Lagen
#7 Lechner Racing Middle East Porsche 991 Cup: Fahad Algosaibi, Clemens Schmid, Klaus Bachler, Jaap van Lagen
The Biggest Speed Festival in the Middle East
The Biggest Speed Festival in the Middle East

Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST is launching following acquisition of Formulawahad.com.

MIAMI – (Aug. 25, 2015) Motorsport.com LLC today announced its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the launch of the Arabic-based digital platform, Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST.

The announcement leverages its acquisition of Formulawahad.com, the leading provider of online motorsports news and content that covers 22 countries within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST will provide fans of auto racing up-to-the-minute news, in-depth analysis and unique interactive and multimedia content, including images, graphics, videos and live streams to the MENA region – all in native tongue.

“The MENA region is filled with motorsports enthusiasts who are passionate about all major forms of racing,” said Charles Bradley, editor in chief, Motorsport.com. “As a global leader of motorsports news and content, we are excited to help promote the development of motorsports by cultivating and growing a sustainable audience in the region.”

The launch of Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST expands the Company’s current online media portfolio that includes Motorsport.com, Motorsport.tv and Motor1.com while strengthening its international network of world-class interactive media content.

Through its technically advanced digital distribution platform, Motorsport.com will provide worldwide, multimedia motorsports coverage into 14 countries and 10 native languages in 2015.

Dedicated digital platform

The dedicated digital platform will provide editorial coverage to Formula 1, World Endurance Championship, MotoGP, World Rally Championship, FIA Formula E, and provide extended features on local championships including the Middle East Rally Championship.

“Today marks an important step for motorsport in the Middle East and I am pleased to be part of the team that made all this possible,” said Khodr Rawi, Director of Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST.

“With Motorsport.com – MIDDLE EAST you won’t miss anything from the local and international events and at the same time you will be entertained thanks to our interactive and multimedia content. Our desire is not only to offer the best platform for any motorsport enthusiasts in the region but also to be the tone of their voice in the relation with the people in the industry.”

About Motorsport.com

Formed in 1994, Motorsport.com is a technologically advanced international network of online motorsports content featuring world-class digital distribution, video and interactive multimedia worldwide with news bureaus in 14 countries in 10 different languages, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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