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Safari guide and wildlife photographer Geoff Mayes and Scottish born Jamie Mactavish successfully guided their SPV class V8 rally raid car to a top twenty overall position and third in class on the just finished KCB Safari Rally.

This years event saw crews face two and a half challenging days in the Great Rift Valley over terrain more suited to a Dakar event than a flat out motor rally. Attrition was high as cars succumbed to rocks, ruts, dust and even encounters with wild animals but through it all the Landrover continued. Mayes and Mactavish did have their own dramas, an unmarked ditch in the organisers notes saw the raid car flung into the trees at high speed, emerging with body damage but only minimal time loss. Read More »

Kenyan based safari guide Geoff Mayes will once again team up with Scottish born Jamie Mactavish as the pair do battle against Kenyas finest rally drivers on the forthcoming three day long KCB Safari Rally. The pair will go head to head with former Kenyan Rally Champion Carl “Flash” Tundo for SPV (specially prepared vehicles) honours after upgrading to a mighty V8 rally raid car. Silverspread Meru Rally Team will once again be the title sponsor for Mayes and Mactavish, a partnership that netted the pair their first ever Safari Rally finish in 2015. Read More »