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The Return of the Real East African Safari Rally

It must be at least two years since the word got out that Mike Kirkland was planning to offer one of the old style Safari Rallies, covering five thousand kilometers and encompassing all three East African countries.

First reaction… write to him and offer to run a control in the Taita Hills. Secondly… try to find more details.     read more >>


 * Dor and Rolt claim second and third respectively

A fantastic rally, very very nice; very tough, but good. We’re happy to be here, especially as it is the first time I have done the Safari. We’re looking forward to the next one now!”
Wolfgang Pfeiffer/Peter Knoebel – D/D – Porsche 911

The all-Kenyan crew of Rob Collinge and Anton Levitan won the legendary Kenya Airways East African Safari Rally today, the 50th anniversary of the world’s toughest rally. The Datsun 240Z crew cruised to the finish on the beautiful Diani Beach this afternoon, claiming victory by 47 minutes and 55 seconds. Frederic Dor maintained second position in the closing day of competition, with Porsche team-mate Stuart Rolt in a fine third overall. In total, 41 crews finished the marathon rally that covered 1,553.65 competitive kilometres in a total distance of nearly 5,000 kilometres through Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.      Read more >>


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50 years after the first East African Safari Rally was established to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, competing crews and motor sport fans everywhere will celebrate the return of the East African Safari Rally. 

Starting on the 10th of December 2003, the ‘World’s Greatest Classic Rally’ will trace its way once again through three East Africa counties as it did in 1953. The race will start in Kenya, travel into Uganda through Tanzania, ending once again in Kenya on the 20th of December. In keeping with it’s classical style, the East African Safari Rally entries will be limited to cars built before 1971.





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