In Pictures: WRC Safari Rally Day 3, 2022

Day Three leaderboard after 13 of 19 stages:
1. Kalle Rovanperä (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) 2:52:39.7
2. Elfyn Evans (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) +40.3
3. Takamoto Katsuta (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) +1.25.6
4. Sebastien Ogier (Toyota GR Yaris Rally1) +2:38.3
5. Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 Rally1) +10:59.3
6. Oliver Solberg (Hyundai i20 N Rally1 ) +12:19.1
7. Craig Breen (Ford Puma Rally1) +18:56.1
8. J. Serderidis (Ford Puma Rally1) +25:45.6
9. K. Kajetanowicz (Fabia Evo) +27:34.7
10. Sebastien Loeb (Ford Puma Rally1) +33:01.0
11. Ott Tänak (Hyundai i20 N Rally1) +40:20.8
12. Amaanraj Singh Rai (Skoda Fabia Evo) +53:20.4
13. Evans Nzioka (Lancer Evo X) +54:46.1
14. Nikhil Sachania (Lancer Evo X) +1:07:58.2
15. Giancarlo Davite (Lancer Evo X) +1:16:31.5
16. Gus Greensmith (Ford Puma Rally1) +1:19:10.4
17. Adrien Fourmaux (Ford Puma Rally1) +1:19:29.8
18. Maxine Wahome (Ford Fiesta Rally3) +1:21:28.6
19. Hamza Anwar (Ford Fiesta Rally3) +1:36:23.7
20. Hamza Anwar (Ford Fiest Rally 3) +1:49:33.2
21. Jeremy Wahome (Ford Fiesta Rally3) +1:50:48.3

The day in pictures;

A zebra poses for a photo right before the start of the WRC-Safari Rally, Elementaita track race. Kenya is among known for its wealthy stock of wildlife. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


A chopper follows Craig Breen and Paul Nagle with in their Ford Puma during the Elementaita 15.08Km track. While addressing journalists, the team stated that the stage was, “Relatively okay, but there are a couple of tricky places with a lot of rocks. It only takes one of those to spell the end of your day.” Photo: Hilary Mwenda


A Technical Intervention Vehicles (TIV) Team ready for deployment at the 2022 WRC-Safari Rally. The TIV works closely with the Medical Intervention Vehicles (MIV) Team to handle rescuing of rally drivers and their cars in case of any major incidents. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Ott Tanak and Martin Jarveoja swerves into a sharp bend at the Elementaita stage in their Hyundai i 20. The stage provided motor sports fan with great entertainment. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


A police officer keeps watch to ensure the safety of the Rally drivers, as well as motoring fans at the WRC-Safari Rally 2022. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Being among the most challenging circuits, the WRC-Safari Rally had its share of challenges. For instance S . Mwangi and D. Mwenda, experienced a mechanical issue with their vehicle, while on transport to another stage. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Even having lost a windscreen and a few other components, M-Sport Ford world Rally team of Gus Greensmuth and Jonas Andersson, kept going as they make a try towards wining the WRC-Safari Rally. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Maciej Szczepaniak negotiate a sharp bend at the Elementaita stage, where rain had poured a few minutes to the begining of the stage. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


The 2022 defending champion Sebastien Ogier and navigator Benjamin Veillas undertake the sleeping warrior stage situated in Nakuru County Kenya. The stage was among those that experienced downpour. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Rio Smith and Riyaz Ismael steer their Ford during the WRC-Safari Rally at the sleeping warrior stage. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


World Rally Championship (WRC) team, engages motoring fans and enthusiasts at the Kikopey market along the Nairobi-Nakuru Highway. The team promotes the Safari Rally among other WRC events as well as sensitize fans on the Rally championship. Photo: Hilary Mwenda


Jermiah Wahome and Victor Okundi swerves at a sharp bend at the Elementaita stage of the WRC-Safari Rally. Wahome who is representing Kenya, is one among the team competing in the Junior WRC. Photo: Hilary Mwenda
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