Sportpesa’s rally driver Leonardo Verese had his campaign effectively sewn up when his race rival Eric bengi and Alex lairing fell by the wayside. Bengi and his navigator Tony Gikuhi, in a Toyota Run X, who Led the series prior to the Voi Leg retired on CSR, With Engine Failure.
Verese Said: I am happy to have won the Mombasa MMC rally 2WD class for the first time. This is my 13th Career win and it takes us to the top of 2WD class standings. Defending the title this year has proved extreemly difficult against a very competitive field, we are currently out powered in our Little 1600cc engine. All credits go to my sponsors Sportpesa, My team of Munir khan’s dad and james maragwa, my navigator Kigo Kareithi for calling the notes as well as Denis Mwendwa for providing me with new ratios for my Gear Box.