Nairobi, Saturday, June 11 — Ott Tänak is determined to follow a different strategy for the remainder of the FIA World Rally Championship season. This follows his retirement from the lead for the second time in consecutive rallies in Italy last weekend. The Hyundai Motorsport superstar told www.wrc.com that he’s determined to arrest the recent […]

Family dream comes true as Solberg Jnr replaces Pierre-Louis for WRC Safari

Nairobi, Saturday, June 12 — The Hyundai Motorsport World Rally Team has made a driver change to its WRC2 team for this month’s Safari Rally, replacing Pierre-Louis Loubet with 19-year-old Oliver Solberg. The change of crew hands young Oliver an opportunity to resume his family dream on the fabled Safari which was first held from […]

Toyota Kenya unveils route opening cars for WRC Safari Rally

Nairobi, June 12, 2021 — Kenya’s Leading motor vehicle distributor, Toyota Kenya have officially unveiled the Double and Triple Zero cars to be used as course vehicles during WRC Safari Rally Kenya slated for June 24 to 27. The two identical 2.8-litre Toyota Hilux GD 2021 series cars were officially handed over to WRC Safari […]

WRC Safari Rally Greening Project marks World Environment Day by planting trees at Kasarani Stadium

Nairobi, Kenya, June 5, 2021–The WRC Safari Rally Greening Legacy Project continued today to World Environment Day in a tree planting exercise at the Kenyan event’s Super Special Stage outside the Kasarani Stadium Complex. The chief guest Kanze Dena, the State House spokesperson, urged Kenyans to support this initiative which targets 19 million seedlings in […]

Upcoming drivers get sponsorship boost ahead of Safari Rally

Nairobi, Kenya, June 4, 2021–Top gaming company Betika has unveiled a Sh80 million ($800,000) sponsorship package for four upcoming drivers to compete in the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally, June 24-27. The sponsorship was launched today by the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage Ambassador Amina Mohamed, who is also a member […]

Officials grasp vital extrication, firefighting tips ahead of WRC Safari

Nairobi, Kenya, June 1, 2021 – With just twenty-four days to the hosting of the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally, safety officials have savored the opportunity to learn some intricate facets entailing FIA (International Automobile Federation) safety standards. The personnel, who will officiate at the iconic event in Kenya, converged on the Kasarani’s Super […]

Capital FM is the official WRC Safari Rally radio broadcaster

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31, 2021 – Kenya’s premier radio station Capital FM today entered into a partnership with WRC Safari Rally as the official English language broadcast station for the global showpiece to run June 24-27 in Kenya. Preparations for the Safari, returning to Kenya for the first time in 19-years, are at an advanced […]

World Champion Ogier among 58 drivers confirmed for WRC Safari Rally Kenya 2021

Naivasha, Kenya, May 28, 2021—World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier, navigated by Julien Ingrassia driving a Toyota Yaris WRC is among 58 world’s top drivers_34 of them Kenyans_ in the 2021 Safari Rally, June 24-27, according to the entry list released today by the International Motorsport Federation (FIA) in the lake town of Naivasha, 91km west […]

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 […]