Njiru tips Vohra, Sachania and Patel as dark horses in WRC Safari Rally

Monday, March 4th, 2024 01:11 | By
Njiru tips Vohra, Sachania and Patel as dark horses in WRC Safari Rally
Veteran rally navigator Job Njiru poses for a photo. PHOTO/Lucky Oluoch

In the fast-approaching WRC Safari Rally, slated for later this month, veteran rally navigator Job Njiru has intimated that Kenya’s success hinges on a blend of youth and experience.

He endorsed young rally driver Samman Vohra, who recently clinched victory in the Eldoret Rally, as a potential standout performer.

Alongside Vohra, Njiru supports experienced and financially backed stars Nikhail Sachania and Africa Rally Champion Karan Patel.

Highlighting Vohra’s recent success, Njiru emphasized the youngster’s potential to shine on the international stage commenting: “Samman Vohra is a youngster coming in and would be a good person to watch.”

 On top of that, Njiru threw his support behind local drivers Carl Tundo, Nikhil Sachania, and Karan Patel, citing their experience and skill as factors that could make them exciting competitors. “With all their experience, Sachania and Patel will also be good to watch,” he said.

As fans gear up for the WRC Safari Rally in Naivasha, the veteran rally navigator shared some valuable tips to enhance their experience.

He emphasized the importance of arriving early to secure a good viewing spot at the spectator stages, allowing spectators to witness the action up close.

“Go in early, at least 3 hours before the start, then you have the luxury of choosing a nice spot to sit, chill, and enjoy the cars.”

Reflecting on the rally course, Njiru praised the organizers for creating a challenging yet breathtaking route that showcases the beauty of Kenya.

He continued: “The course tailors itself, you go in and things just twist themselves. The weather and road changes, but it is a showcase of this country.”

He further pointed up scenic locations such as Lake Naivasha, Hells Gate, Soysambu, the Sleeping Warrior stage, and Lake Elementaita. 

With the WRC Safari Rally set to captivate audiences from around the globe, Job Njiru’s insights and tips offer a glimpse into the excitement and spectacle that awaits rally enthusiasts in Kenya.

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