Rally Kenya (2022)
Latest news on Rally Kenya
Whether it’s the mountains of Monte Carlo, the snow of Sweden or the Kenya Savannah, the World Rally Championship is able to beam some of motorsport’s most spectacular footage to television screens while operating in the harshest of environments. Autosport went behind the scenes to unearth the secrets that make this logistical challenge possible
While the World Rally Championship superstars took centre stage at the Safari Rally Kenya, a cast of home heroes emerged into the spotlight having celebrated their success on the biggest platform in rallying. Here are their stories and how they are changing perceptions
Hyundai Motorsport is still “facing some complications” but deputy team director Julien Moncet is hopeful that the World Rally Championship team's structure will be resolved soon.
OPINION: A source of national pride in Kenya, the Safari Rally is also a sporting, cultural and economic phenomenon. And as last weekend's World Rally Championship round reminded us, it's a key driver in establishing Africa’s place in world motorsport
The World Rally Championship’s visit to the Safari Rally was simply rallying at its purist. Kenya delivered a brutal, gruelling four-day slog for survival, but it was a familiar name at the top of the podium. Autosport reviews the highs, lows, turning points, close calls and heartbreak from a wild Safari Rally.
World Rally Championship legends Sebastien Ogier and Sebastien Loeb have set their sights on more WRC events this season following a challenging Safari Rally.
The Safari Rally acted as a brutal test of driver and car resolve as multiple retirements opened the path for a historic Toyota 1-2-3-4 triumph, headed by star Kalle Rovanpera. But keeping things clean was only half of the challenge, as a well-timed charge when conditions worsened allowed the Finn to take control
Toyota’s Kalle Rovanpera labelled his latest World Rally Championship victory at Safari Rally Kenya as the “hardest" of his career to date.
Maxine Wahome has made history by becoming the first woman to win a round in the World Rally Championship’s WRC3 class at Safari Rally Kenya.
Kalle Rovanpera enhanced his World Rally Championship title credentials with victory at a gruelling Safari Rally Kenya, as Toyota locked out the top four positions.
M-Sport drivers Gus Greensmith and Adrien Fourmaux were put to work by team boss Malcolm Wilson to help repair their cars following crashes at Safari Rally Kenya.
Hyundai Motorsport deputy team director Julien Moncet says the team must react to its reliability issues after a “nightmare day” realistically ended two shots at a Safari Rally Kenya podium.
Kalle Rovanpera pulled clear of Toyota team-mate Elfyn Evans after conquering tricky wet conditions as rain hit Safari Rally Kenya on Saturday afternoon.
Gus Greensmith was left angry after being forced to kick his M-Sport Ford Puma's windscreen out to exit his rolled car while Safari Rally Kenya marshals looked on.
Kalle Rovanpera maintained his Safari Rally lead on Saturday morning but is now being chased by Toyota team-mate Elfyn Evans, while Hyundai’s Ott Tanak retired on the loop's final stage.
M-Sport boss Malcolm Wilson says he cannot remember losing all of his points-scoring World Rally Championship cars in a single day before, following a disastrous start to Safari Rally Kenya.
Hyundai Motorsport has strengthened its gear levers after Ott Tanak suffered a bizarre failure that prompted an impressive on the road fix to keep his Safari Rally Kenya hopes alive.
Kalle Rovanpera leads Safari Rally Kenya after fellow Toyota drivers Elfyn Evans and Sebastien Ogier suffered punctures while leading during a dramatic Friday.
Sebastien Loeb says a depleted battery following a small engine fire ultimately ended his Safari Rally Kenya victory bid just five kilometres from reaching the World Rally Championship service park.
Toyota’s Elfyn Evans has emerged from an incident-filled Friday morning to lead the Safari Rally while Sebastien Loeb became the event’s first retirement.
Sebastien Ogier started the defence of his Safari Rally crown in fine form after edging nine-time world champion Sebastien Loeb in a duel at the super special opening stage.
Sebastien Ogier believes this weekend’s Safari Rally will be all about survival with conditions “more challenging” compared to those experienced on the event’s World Rally Championship return last year.
The World Rally Championship and the FIA shouldn’t rush to find a permanent fix to address increased cockpit temperatures with Rally1 cars, according to M-Sport boss Richard Millener.
Sebastien Loeb says a lack of experience of the revamped Safari Rally will make a long awaited return to the iconic World Rally Championship event complicated.
Dani Sordo has revealed the Acropolis Rally in September will most likely mark his return to the World Rally Championship at the wheel of Hyundai’s third entry.
Toyota has announced Sebastien Ogier will rejoin the team for the Safari Rally round of the World Rally Championship next month.