Two times former KNRC champion and rally fans favorite Alastair Cavenagh is coming out of injury induced early retirement from rallying for a final ‘one off’ appearance in the
inaugural Rally cross Motorsports festival being organized by his friend and former team mate , multiple KNRC and Safari Rally Champion Carl Flash Tundo .
The event takes place at the stadium in Machakos over the weekend of 9/10th July and following closely on the heels of the WRC Safari Rally is expected to draw massive crowds for a weekend of close action rally cross racing which will see some legendary names of the sport dusting off their gloves and competing against one another once again .
‘ I am greatly looking forward to it ‘ said Cavenagh who has not sat in a rally car in over 5 years and who was forced into early retirement due to a neck injury.”
‘ I have no idea what car I will be driving but am confident that after a few laps I should be near the required pace to be able to compete at a reasonable level’
Fans will be treated to two days of non stop action involving some of the great names and hero’s of yesteryears Motorsports in Kenya .”; Said Cavenagh.
The inaugural event is being organized by Carl Tundo and the event is expected to grow into a annual Motorsports extravaganza over the coming years with many different categories and disciplines being introduced as it develops.
Cavenagh went on: “Flash Tundo has dragged me out of retirement for one final event to support his inaugural Motorsports festival in Machakos.”
“I have not sat in a rally car for almost 5 years and had to retire from the sport because of back and neck injury.
I am looking forward to the event which will almost definitely be the last time I drive competitively and hope that Motorsports fans across the country will turn out en masse to support this exciting new annual Motorsports extravaganza,” Cavenagh commented.