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McLaren shareholder Mansour Ojjeh passes away aged 68

F1 Grand Prix, GP Azerbaijan, Baku Street Circuit Ahead of today's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, McLaren Racing announced the death of Mansour Ojjeh, long-time shareholder of McLaren, who has been involved in the team's operations since 1984. In 1975, his Syrian-born father Akram Ojjeh founded TAG Group, an acronym of Techniques d’Avant Garde, as a holding company for his many investments. The Ojjeh family and TAG Group first became involved in motor racing in 1978. That same year, Saudia Airlines sponsored the Williams team, and several other Saudi-related corporate names soon appeared on the car, including TAG. In 1979, TAG Group became a main Williams sponsor, with Mansour as the...
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