Lipa Later, a payment option that allows customers to purchase commodities, electronics and household items through affordable monthly instalments has sponsored Zameer Verjee, a local rally driver who will be racing in the 2022 Safari Rally. Zameer Verjee will be racing in a Lipa Later branded Subaru Impreza STI N10 sporting the number 105, and this will be his inaugural Safari Rally. Zameer Verjee is a regular in the local autocross scene, racing in a 2WD buggy.
The Studio A-Z Racing ace driver Zameer Verjee, will be looking to bring his winning ways from the Autocross circuit, to one of the hardest rallies not only of the local circuit but of the international WRC calender the iconic Safari Rally. This year, the Safari Rally taking place from the 23rd to 26th will have some of the longest competitive stages totalling over 350kms run over three days on stages around Naivasha.
“This has been something I have been looking forward over the years and i am very excited to be participating in the 2022 Safari Rally for the very first time ever. My gratitude to Lipa Later for coming in to partner with me on this very exciting venture. We have done our recce, gone through the road book and the car in good shape so we cautiously optimistic, we can race and finish” said Zameer Verjee.
According to Lipa Later’s CEO, Eric Muli “We are happy to partner with Zameer Verjee and the Studio A-Z Racing team to help make their dream come true in participating in this year’s Safari Rally. We are looking to move into the motorsport arena very soon and this partnership shows we are very open to seeing how we can grow by supporting upcoming local talent. We wish Zameer Verjee all the best as he takes part in his inaugural Safari Rally.”
The 2022 Safari Rally (also known as the Safari Rally Kenya 2022) is a motor racing event for rally cars to be held over four days between 23rd and 26th June 2022. It would mark the sixty-ninth running of the Safari Rally. The event would be the sixth round of the 2022 World Rally Championship, World Rally Championship-2 and World Rally Championship-3. The 2022 event would be based in Nairobi and is set to be contested over nineteen special stages covering a total competitive distance of 363.44 km.