Toyota Gazoo Racing unveils WRC Yaris replica in Nairobi As Toyota Injects Ksh 30million To Safari Rally

Nairobi, Kenya, May 10, 2021 — Toyota Kenya, the local franchise of Japan’s Toyota Motor Corporation, have unveiled a replica of the 2019 World Rally Championship (WRC) winning Toyota Yaris to give Kenyans the first glimpse of a modern WRC car in 19 years. During a function at the company’s showroom in Uhuru Highway, Nairobi, […]

KCB Commits Ksh100 Million Towards WRC Safari Rally

KCB Bank Kenya has committed KShs.100 million in sponsorship towards the 2021 World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally Kenya which will return to Kenya and Africa after a 19-year absence. The Bank is the Official Financial Partner in the championship which will be held on June 24-27, 2021. The deal cements the Bank’s footprint in […]

TUNDO WINS EQUATOR RALLY IN A FLASH

Naivasha, Kenya, April 25, 2021—-Kenyan driver Carl “Flash” Tundo defied early morning torrential rains and muddy conditions to storm to his first Africa Rally Championship (ARC) Equator Rally victory in Naivasha today. On his very first outing with the Minti Motorsports VW Polo R5, the five-time Safari Rally winner thrived through wet conditions as he […]

Will be a VW Polo drive for ‘Flash’ Tundo this weekend

FORMER national champions Carl Tundo and Tim Jessop will drive a VW Polo R5 sponsored by UK-based Minti Motorsport in the ARC Equator Rally this weekend. An elated Tundo thanked Minti which had previously indicated on fielding Joey Ghose whose travel plans have been disrupted by the new Covid-19 restriction. “With the prevailing global COVID19 […]

WRC SAFARI RALLY LAUNCHES COVID-19 VACCINATION DRIVE FOR STAFF

Nairobi, April 9, 2021 — WRC Safari Rally staff today received Covid-19 vaccinations in compliance with health protocols in the build-up to June’s return of the Kenyan round to the World Rally Championship (WRC) series. Over 500 key actors of the WRC Safari Rally – including competitors, technical officials, and support staff – were vaccinated […]

Oliver Solberg, 19, returning to continue dad’s WRC Safari dream 20 years later

Nairobi, Kenya March 18, 2021 — For Oliver Solberg, competing in the 2021 WRC Safari Rally (June 24-27) will be a dream come true. The 19-year-old wasn’t born when his father, Petter Solberg, debuted in the 1999 Safari Rally in a Ford Focus WRC – aged only 24 and one of the youngest in the […]

Safari medical and safety volunteers attend zoom seminar from UK

Nairobi, Kenya, March 7, 2021–SAFARI Rally organisers stepped training of safety managers for the event — between June 24-27 in Kenya — by launching virtual lessons which will later enter into practical on the actual theatre of operation in Naivasha, Nakuru County inside the Great Rift Valley. Further advanced training of safety and medical personnel […]