In line with its strategy to harness national talent, Oman Air has announced its renewed commitment to support Oman’s international motor racing sensation, Ahmad Al Harthy for the 2011 season. One of the very few racing drivers of international standing to emerge from Oman and the Gulf region, Al Harthy has recently ranked 4th with five podium finishes in the United Kingdom’s pinnacle motor racing event, the Porsche Carerra Cup GB Championship in the Pro-AM 1 Class, and participated in the iconic Le Mans racing circuit in France.
“Ahmad Al Harthy represents the next generation of Omani sporting champions and we at Oman Air are remain steadfast to identifying and providing essential support to talented individuals who can place the nation in the international arena,” commented Philippe Georgiou, Chief Officer Corporate Affairs and Official Spokesperson for Oman Air. “Through this partnership, we hope to inspire youth to find and fulfill their potential through sport or a hobby that they are most passionate about.”
Expressing his profound appreciation to the National Carrier, Al Harthy said, “Oman Air’s unwavering endorsement is a testament to the Airline’s fundamental belief that the nation’s most valuable assets are its people as living and breathing examples of what the nation has to offer the world. I am both humbled and grateful for their sponsorship and look forward to achieving greater success wearing the brand with honor and integrity.”
Anticipated to be one of the most exciting racing seasons, Al Harthy’s 2011 schedule includes a lineup of challenging and physically enduring races.