Outstanding Kenyan Drivers In The WRC Safari Rally

Outstanding Kenyan Drivers In The WRC Safari Rally

Even as foreigners appeared to dominate the 2023 WRC,  Kenyan rally drivers also put up a spirited show managing to edge out a stiff competition and emerging top in a crowded field of rallying wizards.

The rally, which ended Sunday afternoon saw French man Sebastian crowned the winner in an event graced by President William Ruto and deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.

22 year old driver Kalle came second in a race that was watched and witnessed by thousands of ecstatic spectators. He was followed by Evans who came third in the competition.

But in a brutal race though, Kenyan drive Carl Tundo made it to the podium after finishing third in the WRC2 category championship.

Singh Vohra Saman emerged 16 in the World Championships, and number 6 in both the WRC2 and the WRC2 Challenger.

Other retired Kenyans who showcased their rally skills under the retirement category include Virani Aakif, Anwar Hamza, and Wahome Jeremiah. 

Speaking at the event's prize-giving gala, President Ruto congratulated Sebastian Ogier and his navigator Vincent Landais for winning the world’s most spectacular and grueling WRC event, the Safari Rally.

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