Talking points from Safari Rally Kenya

Round seven of this year’s FIA World Rally Championship just kept on giving, both on and off the stages. Join us as we look back on some of the key talking points from Safari Rally Kenya. Eight-time world champion Ogier is no stranger to a challenge, but Kenya’s 70th edition provided the ultimate test. Ogier, the last of the of the Rally1 cars into the stage, was perhaps hit harder by the conditions than any of his rivals and limped to the finish line with two slow punctures. Victory at last week’s Safari Rally Kenya has left a lasting impression on Sébastien Ogier, with the Frenchman hinting the … Best saveOgier may have recorded his third victory from just five starts so far this season but his rally very nearly unravelled in Sunday’s second special stage when a patch of Kenya’s infamous fesh-fesh sand sent his GR Yaris wide on a right-hand bend. Then, after rejoining on Sunday, it happened again in the day’s opening stage.

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