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Johnnie Walker unveils contenders for F1 trip

Contest will involve Go-Kart racing and F1 Virtual Reality Simulation

In Summary

• 20 teams will compete to win an all-expenses paid Formula 1 Championship trip

Racer Ndegwa Kibuthu and KBL head of premium spirit Grace Nshemeire-Gwaku
Racer Ndegwa Kibuthu and KBL head of premium spirit Grace Nshemeire-Gwaku
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Kenya Breweries Limited, through its iconic whisky brand, Johnnie Walker, on Tuesday unveiled 20 teams that will compete to win an all-expenses paid Formula 1 Championship trip.

The function, which happened at K1 Klub House in Nairobi, was attended by Formula 1 fans. It was presided over by KBL head of premium spirit Grace Nshemeire-Gwaku and EABL national advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson. 

The 20 teams will be subjected to a month-long competition called 'Kenya Racing Festival'. The festival is a competition that combines both Go-Kart racing and F1 Virtual Reality Simulation.

Accountant Mudasar Chaudry and businessman Samuel Gitau
Accountant Mudasar Chaudry and businessman Samuel Gitau
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Classic FM radio presenter Maina Kageni
Classic FM radio presenter Maina Kageni
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Radio presenter Soulo and Chaward founder Edward Ndukui
Radio presenter Soulo and Chaward founder Edward Ndukui
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EABL national advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson
EABL national advocacy manager Douglas Duncanson
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Professional racer Neel Vadgama and entreprenuer Nihar Sheth
Professional racer Neel Vadgama and entreprenuer Nihar Sheth
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