Ready, set , go as Rally action headlines Eldoret this weekend

Ready, set , go as Rally action headlines Eldoret this weekend

Ready, set , go as Rally action headlines Eldoret this weekend

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A total of 51 entries have been confirmed for this weekend’s Kenya National Rally Championship (KNRC) in Eldoret.

There are over 10 entries anticipated in the top-line KNRC Premier class, including those from Carl "Flash" Tundo (Proton S2000), Alastair Cavenagh (Proton S2000), Manvir Baryan (Ford Fiesta R5), Rajbir Rai (Ford Fiesta R5), Onkar Rai (Mitsubishi Evolution X) and Jaspreet 'Jassi' Chatthe (Mitsubishi Evolution X).

They will be joined in the top-flight league by defending KNRC Champion Baldev Chager (Mitsubishi Evolution X) of Kabras Sugar Racing, former Ugandan champion Jas Mangat now competing in Kenya in a Mitsubishi Evolution X, Tigoni based- Quentin Mitchell (Skoda Fabia S2000), 'Flying Finn' Tapio Laukkanen (Subaru R4), the legendary Ian Duncan and Raaji Singh Bharij both driving Mitsubishi Evolution X contraptions. 

Chatthe, who emerged the winner in Voi earlier this month, leads both the KNRC and FIA African Rally Championship (ARC) despite retiring on the Oryx Energies Rally of Tanzania.

Eldoret rally has a full complement of KNRC support categories which are Classic class, Group N,  Division 1, 2 & 3, S Class (cars of expired homologation), SPV (Specially Prepared Vehicles) and Two Wheel Drive (2WD) Class.

Eldoret Rally will feature a competitive mileage of 142.2 km and a liaison distance of 111.5 km.

FINAL START LIST 
1. Rajbir Rai 7:00am
2. Quentin Mitchell 7:03
3. Ian Duncan 7:06
4. Carl Tundo 7:09
5. Onkar Rai 7:12
6 Baldev Chager 7:13
7. Jaspreet Chatthe 7:14 
8. Manvir Baryan 7:15
9 Tapio Laukkanen 7:16
10. Raaji Bharij 7:17 
11. Jas Mangat 7:18
12. Alastair Cavenagh 7:19
13. Karan Patel 7:20
14. Tejveer Rai 7:21
15. Pavit Kenth 7:22
16. Jasmeet Chana 7:23 
17. Pietro Canobbio 7:24 
18. Dennis Mwenda 7:25
19. Amaanraj Rai 7:26
20. Frank Tundo 7:27
21. Farhaaz Khan 7:28
22. Steve Mwangi 7:29
23. Steve Gacheru 7:30
24. Kalulu 7:31
25. Ghalib Hajee 7:32 
26. Mahesh 7:33
27. Don Smith 7:34 
28. Murage Waigwa 7:36 
29. Jansher Sandhu 7:37
30. James Kirimi 7:38 
31. Eric Bengi 7:39
32. George Njoroge 7:40
33. Paras Pandya 7:41
34. Hussein Malik 7:42
35. Nadeem Kana 7:43
36. Kirit Rajput 7:44
37. Rob Hellier 7:45
38. Sammy Nyorri 7:46
39. Natasha Tundo 7:47
40. Chandrakant Devji 7:49 
41. Edward Maina 7:50
42. Alex Lairang'I 7:51
43. Leonardo Varese 7:52
44. Bhupinder Sagoo 7:53
45. Nikhil Sachania 7:54
46. Gurmit Thethy 7:55
47. Miten Lodhia 7:56
48. Geoff Mayes 7:57
49. Navdeep Sandhu 7:58
50. Kimaru Boit 7:59 
51. Imran Kana 8:00

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