Kenyan road security tested in WRC dress rehearsal

The Subaru Impreza of Ugandans Abdul Kateete and Rehma Mohamed goes through pre-competition scrutineering tests on July 4, 2019, at the pre-competition area of the Safari Rally at Kasarani. PHOTO | ANWAR SIDI |

What you need to know:

  • The WRC series has undergone numerous changes to its championships and modification rally cars compared to those that competed in the 1980s and 1990's.
  • The current breed of rally cars have become more compact and faster than their predecessors.
  • Gone are the days of the Kenyan Safari rally when the difference between victory and defeat sometimes depended on which car avoided herds of cattle wandering on the roads.

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