[PHOTOS] Fireworks as Ndulele safari rally Shakedown is held

Ndulele Shakedown curtain raised World Rally Championship.

In Summary

•The challenging 5.4 KMs of Naivasha rally tracks will see the first action of a WRC Rally 1 hybrid-powered car at a competitive pace on African soil

•Ndulele Conservancy off the Moi North Lake will for the second year running serve as the venue for Shakedown on Wednesday June 22.

Ott Tanak with his navigator Martin Jarveoja driving Hyundai i20N IN action at the Ndulele spectator section during the shakedown of the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Ott Tanak with his navigator Martin Jarveoja driving Hyundai i20N IN action at the Ndulele spectator section during the shakedown of the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR

The Shakedown Safari Rally World championship kicked off on Wednesday in Ndulele, Nakuru county.

The championship offered opportunities for crews to test their cars on terrain similar to the rally venue before the event starts.

The competitive sections of the rally are also called special stages, where drivers and co-drivers drive fast as they can to complete the section in the shortest time possible.

There are usually three service periods during a WRC day -15 minutes in the morning,30 minutes at lunchtime and 45 minutes in the evening.

Among the drivers who took part in the Shakedown are Roranpera, Neuville, Ott Tanak, and Craig Breen among others .

World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
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World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR

World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR
Takamoto Katsuta of Toyota Gazoo Racing team navigated by Aaron Johnston power their Toyota GR Yaris through Ndulele during the shakedown of the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Takamoto Katsuta of Toyota Gazoo Racing team navigated by Aaron Johnston power their Toyota GR Yaris through Ndulele during the shakedown of the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 22,2022
Image: JACK OWUOR
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