Recce cars must be fully cleaned before leaving Kenya

M Sport mechanics and using their limited down time on the Safari Rally to rebuild recce cars ahead of next  September’s Rally New Zealand.

The recce cars will leave the Kenyan port of Mombassa for Auckland next week.

Strick custom rule mean cars have to fully cleaned before being place in the shipping container.

There are risks that insects accidently imported from Kenya could cause an environmental disaster in New Zealand.

A similar concern centres on the potential seeds arriving in New Zealand, trapped amongst dust and dirt from the Kenyan dirt roads.

That means every component must be power-washed and cleaned before departure


 

Subscribe to get access

Read more of this content when you subscribe today.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s