MAKORI: WRC Safari Rally organisers think outside the box with inaugural, successful e-rally

The coronavirus-enforced break from sport has spurred the world into innovation and inspired creativity. Forced into exile from the norm, event organisers have come up with ingenious ways of sustaining interest across various sporting codes. In athletics, virtual competitions are now a staple. RunCzech – the Prague-based athletes and event management company – has even […]

Safari Rally officials keeping eye on the ball

July 7, 2020 Despite the Safari Rally’s return to the World Rally Championships (WRC) having been postponed to next year, Kenyan organisers are leaving nothing to chance in their preparations for the iconic rally. WRC Safari Rally chief executive officer, Phineas Kimathi, says his secretariat is still working on initial timelines that assume the rally […]

WRC Safari Rally Postponed due to COVID 19 Pandemic

Nairobi, Kenya, May 15 2020–The 2020 Safari Rally Kenya has been postponed until next year due to the Novel COVID 19 Pandemic, the Kenya Government has announced. A new suitable date will be announced later, said Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture Ambassador Amina Mohammed in a press statement. She added: […]

Rally officials undergo training

Nairobi, Kenya, February 16, 2020– A record 30 stage commanders underwent training at the WRC Safari Rally Project headquarters to align themselves with the latest FIA rules and regulations governing the World Rally Championship (WRC). The One-day training conducted by the WRC Safari Rally 2020 Clerk- of -Course Gurvi Bhabra was also attended by senior […]

Kimathi makes presentation to WRC manufacturer teams.

Nairobi, Kenya, February 13, 2020–Phineas Kimathi, the CEO of WRC Safari Rally Project meets Manufacturer team directors in Sunne, Sweden to review preparations for 2020 WRC Safari Rally on Wednesday. They are from M-Sport, Hyundai, Toyota, and Skoda. Also present were representatives from SAS, the WRC official timing company and WRC Promoter London Office. Kimathi […]