Kenya’s Maxine Wahome has today received a KES.1 million cash reward from Safaricom for her stellar performance at the 2022 WRC Safari Rally that was held in Naivasha last week.
Maxine, the only lady driver who featured in this year’s Safari, navigated by Murage Waigwa,, became the first ever female rally driver in Kenya to win the WRC3 category.
“I am very grateful to my sponsors Safaricom and Kenya Airways for believing in me and offering me amazing support, which enabled me to feature and win in this year’s Safari Rally. I feel proud to be the first female rally driver in the country to win in the WRC3 category. This is indeed a great milestone in my rallying career and I want to encourage more young ladies to join me in this field, she said.
PETER NDEGWA, CEO SAFARICOM
“I am delighted for the splendid performance from our four youngsters during the just concluded WRC Safari Rally. They promised to make us proud and indeed they delivered. They have proven their resilience in the sport and confirmed to the world that Kenya has a great future in motorsport. As Safaricom, we will continue encouraging and supporting our young people to Go Beyond in their careers