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Kenya: WRC Safari Rally Receives Sponsorship From Grocery store Chain Quickmart


Nairobi — As a part of the sponsorship package deal, Quickmart has been named the unique Official Retail Partner for the WRC Safari Rally.

The sponsorship package deal will even see the retailer sponsor Kenya’s trailblazing feminine rally driver Maxine Wahome and FIA Junior WRC contender McRae Kimathi.

Also benefitting from Quickmart’s package deal is Steve Mwangi, former Rallye Sports Club Formula Club Series rally winner who will probably be battling it out on the KNRC degree.

While making the official partnership announcement, Quickmart’s Deputy CEO, Jacques Dome affirmed the corporate’s dedication to supporting the drivers to successfully compete within the showpiece whereas expressing optimism of their possibilities;

“This sponsorship goes a long way in boosting their morale and letting the drivers know that we are solidly behind them and we will be present to cheer them on from flag-off all through to the finish line.”

“These young rally stars embody the persona of Quickmart – Young, Agile, Kenyan and achieving greatness,” mentioned Jacques.

“As a company, we aim to support the new generation of drivers and support those we believe have the highest potential to break the ceiling and venture professionally.”

“We are delighted to have the backing of Quickmart, it sends the right message that willing local corporates can support local drivers,” mentioned Maxine.

At 26, Maxine Wahome already has almost 10 years of expertise in motorsports; having began on the autocross observe at a younger age and making her rallying debut on the 2021 WRC Safari Rally occasion in Naivasha.