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MERC - number of wins (drivers)

 

MERC - number of wins (drivers)

Previous rally winners (205)
1. Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah (QAT) 66
2. Mohammed Ben Sulayem (UAE) 60
3. Roger Feghali (LEB) 13
4. Saeed Al-Hajri (QAT) 11
5. Khalid Al-Qassimi (UAE) 8
6. Andreas Tsouloftas (CYP) 4
6. Yazeed Al-Rajhi (KSA) 4
8. Abdullah Bakhashab (KSA) 3
8. *Björn Waldegård (SWE) 3
8. Jean-Pierre Nasrallah (LEB) 3
11. Suhail bin Maktoum (UAE) 2
11. Khalifa Al-Mutaiwei (UAE) 2
11. Michel Saleh (LEB) 2
14. 24 drivers have won one round of the MERC:
Charalambous Thimotheou (CYP), Amjad Farrah (JOR), Andreas Peratikos (CYP), Chris Thomas (CYP), Samir Ghanem (LEB), Abdullah Al-Qassimi (UAE), Abbas Al-Motaiwi (QAT), Nasser Khalifa Al-Attiyah (QAT), Hamed Bin Eid Al-Thani (QAT), Maurice 'Bagheera' Senaoui (LEB), Tony Georgiou (LEB), Alex Fiorio (ITA), Piero Liatti (ITA), Russell Brookes (GBR), Alain Oreille (FRA), Nizar Shanfari (OMN), Nicos Thomas (CYP), Rashid Al-Ketbi (UAE), Khalid Al-Suwaidi (QAT), Nicolas Amiouni (LEB), Tamer Ghandour (LEB), Alexey Lukyanuk (RUS), Rashed Al-Naimi (QAT) and Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari (QAT).

Milestone winners
1st winner - Qatar 1984 - Saeed Al-Hajri (QAT)
50th winner - Jordan 1994 - Mohammed Ben Sulayem (UAE)
100th winner - Lebanon 2002 - Jean-Pierre Nasrallah (LEB)
150th winner - Kuwait 2009 - Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah (QAT)
200th winner – Cyprus 2016 – Alexey Lukyanuk (RUS)


Chris Thomas and Nicos Thomas are the only father and son team to win a round of the MERC.

*Bjorn Waldegard is now deceased.

Date issued: 06/12/2015

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