Making her debut at the World Rally Championships, Kenyan Maxine Wahome won the World Rally Championships title in the WRC-3 that came to an end today at the Naivasha, Kenya.
The 26 year old beat compatriot Jeremy Wahome and McRae Kimathi to 2nd and 3rd positions respectively
Driving her Ford Fiesta Rally3 won by 25.6sec ahead of Kimathi who is an FIA Junior WRC regular while Jeremy, who bowed out of the race after he encountered an engine control unit issue on the Loldia opener
The WRC-3 junior category is the arrive-and-drive still forming part of the World Rally Championship whose participants must be born on or after January 1, 1993, and contest using the Ford Fiesta Rally3 cars.
In the same sport, Singh Rai emerged as the top Kenyan driver in the WRC-2 category and ranked number 12 overall in the 2022 WRC Safari Rally.
In the category, Kajetan Kajetanowic, a Polish national, emerged the winner after claiming the top spot since the opening day
1 (KEN) Maxine Wahome /(KEN) Murage Waigwa (Fiesta Rally) 5:20:21.6
2 (KEN) Jeremy Wahome /(KEN) Victor Okundi (Fiesta Rally3) +32:27.4
3 (KEN) Mcrae Kimathi /(KEN) Mwangi Kioni (Fiesta Rally3) +35:37.7