With today’s announcement that America’s Ken Block, celebrated YouTuber, California-based action sports icon, One of rallying’s most famous faces in the world is teaming up with Thuhil Porsche to take part in East Africa classic Safari Rally later this year.
The Tuthill Porsche press reads):
The We are super excited to announce that American professional rally driver and internet phenomenon Ken Block is joining Tuthill Porsche for the East Africa Safari Classic Rally (EASCR) in November 2021.
Run over 9 days and spanning nearly 5000km through the beautiful country of Kenya, the EASCR, is widely regarded as the world’s greatest classic rally.
Following over ten years of rallying in the WRC, we are delighted he will join us to try and achieve a hattrick of consecutive wins in Kenya.
Ken Block said “This is going to be a wild year! And the opportunity to do things like the Safari Rally with Tuthill Porsche is huge. I can’t wait to push myself to the absolute limit, across some of the gnarliest terrain, in an air cooled 911 prepared by the best in the business.”
Richard Tuthill of Tuthill Porsche said, “I am delighted that one of the most influential figures of the motorsport world is joining us for the EASCR in Kenya! With his extraordinary breadth and depth of experience we know he will be a serious contender on such an event. I can’t wait to meet in person and help him get comfortable at the wheel of a safari Porsche, which we all know is one of life’s great experiences!!”
Lynn Tundo, Managing Director of EASCR, said “We are delighted to welcome such a world-renowned driver as Ken Block for the tenth edition of EASCR. Such a big name driver is testament to the long standing reputation of this great classic rally”