Route preps for Safari Classic rally in top gear
By Webster Nyandika
Preparations of the route for the November 27 to December 6 2019 Safaricom EA Safari Classic Rally are now in the final stages.
“At the end of September, we took our team of route openers as well as stage commanders to familiarise them with the stages, which will run in Kenya. Both route openers inspected the stages, and we were now able to get more details and amendments to stage notes,” said Pipi Renu, the General Manager of the East African Safari Rally Limited.
He added: “I don’t think in the history of classic rally, has there been such an amount of attention put in ensuring the road book (a diagrammatic book used by co-drivers and overland travelers to navigate across uncertain terrain) is defined and checked. The recce was carried out during extreme rain and I am relieved to know the stages are all passable.”
The security team of the rally has also spent time on the stages, identifying critical areas that will need control with 155 marshals in Kenya. The team will now proceed to Tanzania to complete the same inspection.
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