Photo gallery and video from shakedown and look ahead to Thursday at Safari Rally
History was made today at the Ntulele Conservancy.
The sprawling farm and animal sanctuary hosted the 5.4kms shakedown test.
It was the first time that the latest Hybrid-equipped Rally1 cars set foot on the African continent.
Afterwards the crews paid a visit to the service park in Naivashsa, the before naming their way to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi where they will overnight.
Tomorrow begins with a reconnaissance of the Kasarani Spectator Stage (SS1), by the drivers in their WRCRally1 cars from 07.30hrs.
Then the whole entourage moves to Kenyatta International Convention Centre for a 1100hrs press conference.
This is followed by the Ceremonial Start at 1246hrs where the cars will be flagged off by the president.
Then from 1408, the first two cars will tackle the Super Special at Kasarani where up to one million spectators are expected to line the stage and approach roads as its situated in one of the biggest townships in the Nairobi region.
Craig Breen and Paul Nagle will face Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin in the side-by-side super special.
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