Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) is excited to announce International Insurance Group (IIG), the insurance brokerage specialist who tailors Life Insurance products for ultra-high net worth clients, as BRX Official Partner, as the team embark on the Dakar Rally 2021 – one of the toughest sporting events in the world.
IIG will play a vital role in ensuring the BRX cars, drivers and team, are ready to compete in one of sport’s biggest tests of endurance. Together, BRX and IIG will negotiate the extreme conditions of the Saudi Arabian desert over a 7,646km (4,751-mile) race. BRX’s driver line-up includes nine-time World Rally Champion, Sébastien Loeb, from France, and two-time Dakar Rally winner, Nani Roma, from Spain.
BRX Chief Marketing & Partnership Development Director, Chris Long, said: “We are thrilled to welcome IIG as an Official BRX Partner. We are excited to be able to take them into their first Dakar Rally with BRX – one of the most iconic motorsport challenges in the world. Together, we are very excited for what the Dakar Rally 2021 will bring.”
Mr. André Azzi, Founding Partner, IIG, said: “The Dakar Rally is one of the world’s toughest sporting events –the ultimate motorsport endurance race. We are excited to partner with BRX to take on this incredible challenge and help to navigate the thousands of miles of gruelling desert terrain as it embarks on its maiden journey.”
BRX is the product of a joint venture between Prodrive, and the Kingdom of Bahrain, to form Prodrive International. The new team will embark on its maiden Dakar Rally, beginning from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on January 3, 2021.