Kcb Safari Rally 2019-The Meru Edition is here with us. Meru County joins the top officials of the Kenya Motor Sports Federation. Others are KCB Bank officials and Motorsport enthusias.
The KCB 2019 Kenya National Rally Championship will be launched at the Nkubu KCB Branch .
Kiraitu, the Chief Guest officially flagged off the rally.
The participants are the top national rally drivers. Just to mention a few, Carl “Flash” Tundo sailed by Tim Jessop, Baldev Chager sailed by Drew Sturrock sailed by Ravi Soni and Manvir Baryan.
Issa Amwari with navigator Job Njiru will represent Meru county.
Area MCA Kimathi is assisted by Evans Mwenda. Eric Bengi is navigated by Peter Mutuma.
The duo are all leading racers in the National series.
The course will follow the route from Nkubu KCB, Kiraitu Road, Kinoro Tea Factory, then back to Kinoru Stadium. Meru Showground will be Service center via Nkubu.
From Meru Showground the racers head to Ntugi via Kenya Re in Imenti Forest. Then to Mungania on Subuiga-Isiolo Road in Buuri Sub County.
The 2019 Motor Sports season will go down in history as one of the greatest seasons for local fans.
One of the best things that happened was the world-famous Safari Rally. A top-class event that attracted the attention of the World Rally.
Members of the Championship (WRC) had a good organization. President Uhuru Kenyatta played a major role, with the support of Kenya Motor Sports Federation (KMSF) Chairman Phineas Kimathi.
They persuaded FIA President Jean Todt to grant WRC status to Kenya.After nearly 19 years of absence, that was
Kenya finally received a slot in the calendar of the FIA World Rally Championships 2020.
The country will host WRC events alongside 13 other countries. Kenya last hosted a WRC event in 2002, when Colin McRae won the Safari Rally.
Monte Carlo will start the WRC season, while Kenya will be the sixth nation to host the series in July.
Baldev Chager secured the 2019 Kenya National Rally Championship following cancellation of the Guru Nanak Rally. Earlier on ,he won the 2019 Safari Rally in a Mitsubishi Lancet Evolution 10-car,