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DAKAR RALLY CHAMPION AL-ATTIYAH HAS SAFARI RALLY IN PLAN FOR 2020

Multiple Middle East and Dakar rally champion Nasser Al-Attiyah revealed his intentions to participate in next year’s Safari Rally.

Africa’s most prestigious rally returns to the World Rally Championship after eighteen years.

Al-Attiyah made the announcement in a recent interview with WRC TV while in Spain last week.

“I wish to do this race because it looks fit for us. We know Safari from longtime and now its back. I think we have a good chance to do since we plan to do a few WRC events if we have time,” he said.

On top of the thirteen middle East and three Dakar rally titles, Al-Attiyah also holds two WRC2 titles.

Al-Attiyah last featured for a WRC event in 2015 in rally Spain

“We have a good relation with the Toyota team and Tommi, so we can do events with a Toyota Yaris next season,” said Al-Attiyah.

The Safari rally is scheduled for 16-19 July 2020.

Nasser Al-Attiyah is a Qatari rally driver with multiple titles in Middle East rally, Dakar rally, WRC 2, FIA cross country rally cup and a title in production world rally.

Source: Kawowo Kenia