Women in motorsport the next big thing in Kenyan scene

Betika’s all- female sponsored team in the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally from left; Linet Ayuko, Maxine Wahome and Chantal Young.

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What you need to know:

  • The “Young Lionesses” will soon go into a recruitment campaign by revamping the Women in Motorsport group of which Shiri is expected to play a very crucial role.
  • She is the only technical woman working within the Women in Motorsport Commission of the FIA while Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed is a member of the powerful FIA Word Motorsport Council.

It appears the rallying bug is spreading like wildfire in all levels of the sport as we close a very exciting season highlighted by the return of the Safari Rally back to the high-profile World Rally Championship (WRC) this year.

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