Nairobi, June4, 2019---A record 21 drivers including three foreigners had entered the 2019 WRC Candidate Event/Africa Championship Safari Rally by close of business on Tuesday.
Entries close on June 19.
Zambia rally ace Leroy Gomes, navigated by Urshlla will drive a Ford Fiesta R5 while Ugandan Anthony Mugambwa and Leon Ssenyange have entered a Mitsubishi EVO X. Briton John Lloyd will be joined by Kenyan Adrian Cavenagn in Ford Escort in the classic category.
Defending champion Carl Tundo who makes his Zambia ARC Rally this weekend is expected to field the Menenagi-sponsored Mitsubishi Lancer EVO X navigated by Tim Jessop. He will be joined by team mate Onkar Rai who will be navigated by Gareth Dawe in a Skoda Fabia R5.
Competitors coming from Africa will have to report to customs on their arrival in Kenya. Please prepare a list of all the tools and equipment you are bringing with you. Please see the Kenya Revenue Authority website for detailed information. Website: www.kra.go.ke
Located about 15 km north of the Central Business District of Nairobi , the Kasarani Stadium will play host to the first competitive stage of the event . A specially created Super Special Stage of 2.5 km within the vicinity of the Stadium and the Start Ramp will be the curtain raiser for the Safari Rally 2019. Designed specifically for the Spectators , expected in the thousands – the SS will showcase the excitement that comes with an event of this magnitude.
Cars will thereafter proceed via a 100km Liaison to the floor of the Rift Valley , west of Nairobi to Naivasha for Service and the first overnight Parc Ferme at the Naivasha Sopa Resort.
The second and third days will see the crew test their skills and cars in Naivasha and Gilgil areas.
|PARAS PANDYA - KEN||FALGUN BHOJAK - KEN||KEN||EVO X|
|MAHESH HALAI -KEN||KETAN HALAI - KEN||KEN||SUBARU IMPREZA N||N|
|LLOYD JOHN - UK||CAVENAGH ADRIAN - KEN||UK||FORD ESCORT||CLASSIC|
|SOMEN JONATHAN - KEN||HECHLE RICHARD -KEN||KEN||FORD ESCORT MK II||CLASSIC|
|EDWARD MAINA||EDWARD NJOROGE||KEN||SUBARU IMPREZA N10||N|
|JASMEET CHANA - KEN||RAVI CHANA - KEN||KEN||EVO X||N|
|KARAN PATEL - KEN||JAMES MWANGI - KEN||KEN||EVO X||N|
|DAREN MIRANDA - KEN||FERNANDES WAYNE - KEN||KEN||TOYOTA SPRINTER||2WD|
|WALUBI KEPHER - UG||MUGAMBWA ANTHONY||UG||EVO X||N|
|SSEBAGUZI RONALD||SSENYANGE LEON-UG||UG||EVO X||N|
|PUEE SOHANJEET- KEN||DIN ADNAN - KEN||KEN||SUBARU IMPREZA N10||N|
|GEOFF MAYES - KEN||SUZANNE ZWAGER - KEN||KEN||LANDROVER||SPV|
|RAI ONKAR - KEN||DAWE GARETH - KEN||KEN||SCODA FABIA||RC2-R5|
|CHAGER BALDEV- KEN||RAVI SONI - KEN||KEN||EVO X||RC2-R4|
|KAHLON LOVEJYOT SINGH - KEN||LIMBANI HARSHIL - KEN||KEN||SUBARU IMPREZA N10||S|
|GOMES LEROY - ZAM||GOMES URSHLLA - ZAM||ZAM||FORD FIESTA||R5|
|SACHANIA NIKHIL - KEN||DEEP PATEL - KEN||KEN||EVO X||SPV|
|CARL TUNDO - KEN||TIM JESSOP - KEN||KEN||EVO X||RC2-R4|
|SIRA HARDEV - KEN||TBA||KEN||FORD ESCORT||CLASSIC|