Cavenagh Returns From Five-Year Retirement, Sings Up For Inaugural Rallycross
Two times former KNRC champion and rally fans favorite Alastair Cavenagh is coming out of injury induced early retirement from rallying for a final ‘one off’ appearance in the inaugural Rally cross Motorsports festival being organized by his friend and former team mate , multiple KNRC and Safari Rally Champion Carl Flash Tundo.
The event takes place at the stadium in Machakos over the weekend of 9/10th July and following closely on the heels of the WRC Safari Rally is expected to draw massive crowds for a weekend of close action rally cross racing which will see some legendary names of the sport dusting off their gloves and competing against one another once again.
‘ I am greatly looking forward to it ‘ said Cavenagh who has not sat in a rally car in over 5 years and who was forced into early retirement due to a neck injury.”
‘ I have no idea what car I will be driving but am confident that after a few laps I should be near the required pace to be able to compete at a reasonable level’ Fans will be treated to two days of non-stop action involving some of the great names and hero’s of yesteryears Motorsports in Kenya.” Said Cavenagh.
The inaugural event is being organized by Carl Tundo and the event is expected to grow into an annual Motorsports extravaganza over the coming years with many different categories and disciplines being introduced as it develops.
Cavenagh went on: “Flash Tundo has dragged me out of retirement for one final event to support his inaugural Motorsports festival in Machakos.”
“I have not sat in a rally car for almost 5 years and had to retire from the sport because of back and neck injury. I am looking forward to the event which will almost definitely be the last time I drive competitively and hope that Motorsports fans across the country will turn out en masse to support this exciting new annual Motorsports extravaganza,” Cavenagh commented.
WRC Safari Rally Kenya Report Courtesy of Samson Ateka
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