The death of a McLaren owner of Saudi origin, Mansour Ojjeh


Baku: French-Saudi businessman Mansour Ojeh, one of the owners of the McLaren Formula One team, died at the age of 68 on Sunday morning in Geneva, the British team announced.

“It is with great sadness that McLaren Racing announces the passing of Mansour Ojeh, a McLaren shareholder since 1984. Mr. Ojeh passed away peacefully this morning in Geneva, at the age of 68, surrounded by his family,” McLaren said in a statement.

“We will publish a full statement in due course. Everyone at McLaren Racing shares their grief with his family, to whom the team sends their deepest condolences.”

The McLaren Formula One team is also owned by Mumtalakat Holding Company, the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Iranian-Canadian businessman Michael Latifi (father of Williams driver Nicholas Latifi) and the US sports investment fund MSB Sports Capital.


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