WRC Safari set to increase international tourists’ arrival

Naivasha, Kenya, January 9, 2020—The 2020 Safari Rally will be the fourth largest source market of tourist’s arrivals if it achieves the project 100,000 plus foreign fans, Najib Balala, Tourism Ministry Cabinet Secretary has said. “This country receives over 2 million international visitors. Almost 63 percent are tourists coming to visit the country but the […]

Experts working on final 2020 Safari route

Naivasha, Kenya, January 7, 2020—Kenyans and foreign experts from the WRC Promoter are fining tuning the final 2020 World Rally Championship draft route itinerary which should be presented to the Internationale Ii Federation Du’ Automobile (FIA) for consideration and final approval before the January 30 deadline. WRC Rally GB Wales Clerk of Course Iain Campbell […]

Return of Safari Rally to World series the season’s highlight

The 2019 Motor Sports season will go down in history as one of the best for local fans. One of the highlights of the season was staging the world famous Safari Rally as a world-class event that caught the attention of World Rally Championship (WRC) officials. In addition to good organisation, President Uhuru Kenyatta played […]

SAFARI RALLY BACK IN THE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP

NAIROBI, KENYA, September 27, 2019: The Iconic Kenya Safari Rally is back in the high profile World Rally Championship (WRC) after 18 years, the Federation Internationale Du I ‘Automobile (FIA) President Jean Todt announced today in Geneva, Switzerland. “I want to thank President Uhuru Kenyatta and that his personal pledge to deliver the Safari Rally […]

President Uhuru Kenyatta meets FIA President Jean Todt in Jamaica.

Nairobi, Kenya, July 9 2019–President Uhuru Kenyatta met FIA President Jean Todt in Jamaica this week where they discussed the future of the Safari Rally and road safety issues. The President was early this week in a three-day state visit in Jamaica during the country’s independence day. Todt posted in his Facebook wall his picture […]

CS Amina Mohammed leads Kenyan delegation in Finland to support Safari’s WRC return

Nairobi, Kenya,August 7 2019–A high powered Kenyan delegation led by the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Sports and Heritage Amina Mohammed attended WRC Finland where a review of the 2019 WRC candidate Event Safari Rally featured prominently. The team which also included the CEO of the WRC Safari Rally Project Phineas Kimathi and FIA […]

Baldev Chager wins 2019 Safari Rally in Kenya

Baldev Chager and his navigator Ravi Soni (centre) pose for a photo alongside the first and second runners-up after winning the 2019 Safari Rally on Sunday, July 7 2019. COURTESY: TWITTER/KCB Kenyan rally driver Baldev Chager on Sunday won the 2019 Safari Rally held in Kenya ahead of Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo and Manvir Baryan. Chager, […]

MOUTON SAYS WRC CANDIDATE EVENT 2019 SAFARI RALLY ROUTES MUST BE TOUGH, A TRULY OLD SAFARI EXPERIENCE

April 10, 2019, Naivasha, Kenya—Michelle Mouton, the FIA Safety delegate continues to evaluate the proposed routes of the 2019 WRC Candidate event Safari Rally in various parts of the country. She arrived in Kenya on Friday last week and drove through the Super Special Stage at Kasarani Stadium on Monday. She described the 4.5km circuit […]