At a time when some rallies are changing their dates in order to move away from the disturbing Influence of the proposed World Cup Rally next year, the organisers of the 1974 East African Safari have circumnavigated all the various political difficulties with border crossings within East Africa by arranging to run next year’s event entirely within Keyna. The start, finish and stopovers will beat Nairobi and the planned route will take the limn of cloverleaf, each of the three legs starting and finishing at the Keyan capital. hie proposed route will go into the Nothern Frontier District, almost to the Ethiopian border, taking to country which will not be familiar even to the most regular Safari competitors. fo attract competitors from’ Europe the organisers are planning a scheme whereby national rally champions from European countries will be offered free air passages for themselves, their co-drivers, their cars and as many spares as the car will carry, from Europe to Nairobi free of charge.
The detailed road survey for final route planning will take place in December, after which details will presumably be available from the AA of East Africa, Box 40087, Nairobi. The rally will take place over the Easter weekend as usual.