Kimathi tests on ice in Norway ahead of WRC debut

Dagala, Norway, February 17, 2022— McRae Kimathi completed first day of ice driving at the John Haugland Rally School here today under supervision of rally ace John Haugland. McRae is preparing for his WRC debut in Sweden on Thursday next week. Navigated by Mwangi Kioni, Kimathi is using a Ford Fiesta Rally 3, and concludes […]

Safari Rally attains FIA Two-Star Environmental Accreditation status

Nairobi, Kenya, November 10, 2021–The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has awarded Kenya the Two- Star Environmental accreditation based on audit information from the 2021 WRC Safari Rally. “For its first event in 19 years, the organiser of the WRC Safari Rally in Kenya demonstrated a very strong commitment to environmental management,” said the FIA […]

KENYANS ‘TOO FAST TO CATCH’ IN RWANDA

The Mountains of Rwanda hosted one entertaining rally event dominated by Kenyan drivers. The podium finish on Sunday saw Kenyans, Carl Tundo, Karan Patel and FIA rally star McRae Kimathi enjoy the much-coveted champagne party. Carl Tundo, once more was the ‘flash’ of the event as his VW Polo was unbeatable in almost all stages; […]

RWANDA MOUNTAIN GORILLA ON FOR THE PENULTIMATE ROUND OF ARC.

The quiet green mountains of Rwanda will yet again become noisy as the Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally kicks off on Friday, and it might determine who will succeed Kenyan icon driver Manvir Baryan as African champion. Eric Gakwaya, the Race Director of the RMGR said the rally will start at 2 pm, with a qualification […]

NEUVILLE UNBEATABLE ON THE TARMARC IN SPAIN

Hyundai’s Neuville was unbeatable at moments across the all-tarmac event with co-driver Martijn Wydaeghe, winning by 24.1s and securing his second win of the season after a home victory in Belgium in August. On Friday morning, Evans led the rally, but a series of eight consecutive stage wins saw Neuville impose his dominance, turning a […]

WRC Safari Rally opens office in Finland to serve continental Europe

Lahti, Finland, September 28, 2021–The WRC Safari Rally has opened an office in Lahti, Finland to coordinate the event’s activities in continental Europe for participants, teams and fans. The office will also help market Kenya products like coffee and improve trade between Kenya and Finland using the Safari, now a round of the World Rally […]

OGIER GIVES TOYOTA FIRST SAFARI WIN SINCE 1995

NAIROBI (KENYA): The French crew of Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia emerged unscathed from a gripping final morning’s action to secure victory in Safari Rally Kenya and increase their leads in the FIA World Rally Championship. Third overall at the start of the day, the Toyota Yaris WRC driver moved up to second when Thierry […]