Tundo leads Kenyan and foreigners at Safari Rally championships

Top Kenyan drivers have registered for next week’s Nanyuki Classic Rally Championships set for Mount Kenya on July 31 to August 4.

Kenyan and two-time national rally champion Carl ‘Flash’ Tundo, who is fresh from a runner up spot in the Safari Rally Championships in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo102 a fortnight ago, has an insatiable hunger for glory.

Tundo will lead six foreigners who will be competing in the championships. The foreigners include Briton Andrew Siddali and Alex Lee in a 2785cc Datsun 240z, South African Geoff Bell co-driven by Tim Challen in a 1971 2393cc Datsun 240z as well as Tanzanians Jayant Shah and Arshad Khan in a 3000cc Porsche. South African duo of Lola Verlaque and Edward Verlaque; Megan Verlaque with a co-driver to be named later and Oman’s Joey Ghose to be co-driven by Belgian Stephane Prevot.

The South Africans will drive 800cc Volkswagen Golf Mk1 while Ghose and Prevot have secured a 1970 1994cc Ford Escort Mk1.

Tundo will be battling for the title with other Kenyan drivers like Kabras rallying team Baldev Chager, Onkar Rai and his brother Tejveer Rai.

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