Sports CS Wario & KMSF Chairman Phineas Kimathi to appear before Parliamentary Budget Committee

Results of 65th Safari Rally

The Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and Kenya Motor Sports Federation Chairman Phineas Kimathi will appear before Parliamentary Budget Committee on Monday to defend their proposal for the government to sponsor Kenya’s Safari World Rally Championship bid.  speaking during the ceremonial flag off the 65th Safari, at the KICC yesterday, the minister said the government is committed to this course which gained traction last when the government wrote to the WRC Promoter promising  total support.


Flying Finn Tapio Laukkanen has widened his lead by 48 seconds over Jassi Chatthe on the penultimate stage of day one. Stage 1 winner Ian has dipped to 7th place and fighting for the position with youngster Karan who is only a second adrift. Zambia’s Jassy Singh is indeed the highest placed foreign driver in fifth. CS3 Suswa stage has been declared a force majure due to deteriorating road conditions. All cars went through the section though as transport. The last section of the leg one is Aberdare Hills.

Provisional CS4-Kedong
1. Tapio 24.02
2. Chatthe 24.50
3. Boldy 24.58
4. Manvir 25.02
5. Jassy S. 25.07
6. Carl 25.16
7. Ian 25.35
8. Karan 25.36
9. Tejveer 25.56
10. Onkar 23.30

Flash interviews.  

” A little bit rough and wet in Kedong”.

Boldie, first on the road

“Duncan. “Am slow. I don’t know why.”

Dry in Abardares .

“Dusty to the extreme as you see me.”


“I glazed over rough sections. But am fine. I expect a podium tomorrow.”