Carl Tundo wins Eldoret leg, his fourth win this season

Written By: Buckley Fetha
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Carl Flash Tundo navigated by Tim Jessop in a Mitsubishi Evo10 won the Eldoret leg held Saturday at Chemweno.

This was his fourth win of the season which follows his Nanyuki win.

Eldoret, the ‘Home of Champions’ has been synonymous with celebrated Kenyan middle and long-distance runners, but this weekend it was about fastest vehicles.

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Rightly so, the hills around Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet were full of turbo-charged roars and normally-aspirated machines during the seventh and penultimate round of the 2018 Kenya National Rally Championship.

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The Eldoret Rally revisited the high-altitude terrain with a spectator stage based at Chemweno farm.

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The event, flagged off in the morning, tackled a 37Km transport road section through to the opening stage at Chemweno.

Carl Flash Tundo navigated by Tim Jessop in Mistubishi Evo10 secured his 4th win of the season after emerging victorious today in Eldoret.

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In the tightly contested battle, Tundo was three seconds faster than Baldev Chager, who settled for second position while Tejveer Rai came in third.

Eric Bengi and Amaanraj Rai were 4th and 5th respectively. Three stages, Chemweno, Farm and Forest were repeated to complete a 142km competive loop.

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