As 23rd July gets closer to start the 3rd round of the African rally championship in Tanzania, 15 international crews have confirmed participation in the event by beating the 14th July deadline.
Kenya will field in the biggest number of drivers totaling nine crews which will be led by Carl “flash” Tundo co-driven by long time partner Timothy Jossep in the VW Polo R5 sponsored by Minti Motorsport.
The crews of Issa Amwari copiloted by Denis Mwenda and Josiah Kariuki with John Ngugi, will make their international debuts driving a Mitsubishi Evo x and Evo ix respectively to fight for honours in Dar-es-Salaam.
Among other Kenyans are Karan Patel, Akif Viran, Nikhil Sachania, Jeremy Wahome, Macrae Kimathi and Hamza Anwar.
Uganda will be represented by four crews led by Jas Mangat Singh who is focused on increasing his tally from 21 points on the African championship table, as Yasin Nasser, Mubiru “kikankane” Duncan and Hassan Alwi who will make his debut in Tanzania makes a total of four.
Burundi will have only one driver Awan Din Imtiaz driving a Subaru N12 as his country man Giancarlo Davitte is missing in action this round.
The south African joint table leader with Kenyan Carl Tundo and that’s Guy Botterill, will be at large in Tanzania for a task to take the lead or pulled down from the top of the championship table.
The event will run for three days starting on 23-25th July at Highland Ubena Estates in Dar-es-Salaam areas. Hapasport Facebook page will bring the action live.