SAFARI RALLY

[PHOTOS] Drivers wade through river in safari rally shakedown

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

In Summary

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

• 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.

Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor

Word Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally has entered the third day.

Today, the drivers were wading through a river at Soysambu competitive section.

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

President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the rally on Thursday from Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, marking the official start of the race.

Uhuru said the rally was the second one under his government.

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.

The 2022 rally will be hosted in Naivasha from 23rd to 26th June.

Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Oliver Solberg, navigated by Elliot Edmondson power their Hyundai i20N through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Craig Green and Paul Nagle in their Ford Puma wade through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Craig Green and Paul Nagle in their Ford Puma wade through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Gus Greensmith navigated by Jonas Anderson power their Ford Puma through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Gus Greensmith navigated by Jonas Anderson power their Ford Puma through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Gus Greensmith navigated by Jonas Anderson power their Ford Puma through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Gus Greensmith navigated by Jonas Anderson power their Ford Puma through Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Takamoto Katsuta and Aaron Johnston driving Toyota GR Yaris wade across a river at Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022
Takamoto Katsuta and Aaron Johnston driving Toyota GR Yaris wade across a river at Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022
Image: Jack Owuor
Takamoto Katsuta and Aaron Johnston driving Toyota GR Yaris wade across a river at Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022
Takamoto Katsuta and Aaron Johnston driving Toyota GR Yaris wade across a river at Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022
Image: Jack Owuor
Sean Johnston navigated Alexander Kihurani driving Citroen C3 across a river at the Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Sean Johnston navigated Alexander Kihurani driving Citroen C3 across a river at the Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor
Sean Johnston navigated Alexander Kihurani driving Citroen C3 through a river at the Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Sean Johnston navigated Alexander Kihurani driving Citroen C3 through a river at the Soysambu competitive section during the World Rally Championship in Naivasha. June 25, 2022.
Image: Jack Owuor

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