Our Team

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    Bruno Laffite
    Bruno Laffite is a Frenchman with 25 years of racing experience in Karting; formula 3, formula Renault; formula Ford as well as a test driver in US Indy car. He also owned racetracks and coached drivers in various categories like DTM.
    He comes from a famous family in Motorsport, his uncle Jacques, having several victories in Formula One, and his cousin, Margot, is the main Formula One TV Anchor on French television. Bruno, based in Monaco, oversees the technical development and our manufacturing partners in Europe.
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    Mohammed Al Qadi
    Mohammed Al Qadi is a UAE National who graduated from Ajman University, has been a pillar of motorsport in his country for more than 15 years. He started his career in Motor Sports back in 1994 as a volunteer marshal at one of the local rallies, and since was involved in cars and motorsport, for instance as a volunteer for all the events held back then by the Emirates Motor Sports Association (now known as Emirates Motor Sports Federation), and moved up the ladder from being a marshal, to Rally Stage commander all the way to become the UAE Rally Championship Manager. His career led him to hold key responsibilities in Dubai autodrome and then was Chief Operations Officer of the Formula One circuit of Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi. Mohammed is based in Dubai and is Zarooq’s UAE sponsor and in charge of leading motorsports.
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    Iannis Mardell
    Iannis Mardell, a British, Irish and French Citizen, graduated from ESSEC MBA, has 20 years of experience in strategy consulting in international Top-Tier firms. He has worked for global leaders in the sports industry as well as automotive players. In the Middle East, he has worked on the issue of local industrialization and in the motorsport field. He worked with the founders of the Winfield Racing school (Mike Knight and Simon de Lautour), which is the most prolific school for Formula One drivers. Iannis is based in Dubai and oversees finance, strategy and marketing, globally as well as UAE operations.
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    Laetitia Laffite
    Laetitia Laffite, a Belgian citizen, has 15 years of experience in exclusive luxury and art markets (Monaco Art fund, Lalique Art Partner, Florida Baker Museum Adviser, Monumental Art Promotion). Laetitia is based in Monaco and she oversees Design and partnerships.