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Masinga Dam, 80km from Thika, will this weekend play host to the third round of the 2012 Kenyan National Rally Raid Championship. Over 50 competitors on a variety of machinery, including raid cars, bikes, buggies and quads are expected to tackle this challenging two day event which starts on Saturday 23rd June and ends the following afternoon. Read More »

The Kick Energy Rally Team enjoyed a successful 60th edition of the world famous KCB Safari Rally when Simon Sharpe set times good enough for a top five overall finish in his supercharged Platz hybrid whilst Peter Horsey recovered from loosing time early on to end the three day rally fifth overall at the wheel of a Mitsubishi Evo X. Read More »

The Kick Energy team will expand to three cars for the forthcoming 60th Jubilee KCB Safari Rally as Simon Sharpe and his unique V8 Platz hybrid joins championship regulars Peter and Alex Horsey. For this three day rally Alex Horsey will make his competition debut in the crowd pleasing “Moto Moto” Datsun Debe whilst Peter will be at the helm of the powerful Mitsubishi Evo 10.

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Simon Sharpe and co-driver Crispin Kennedy powered their Kick Energy Platz hybrid to their second consecutive victory of the 2012 Kenyan Rally Raid Championship over the weekend. The pair ended the two day event almost 23 minutes ahead of the Ian Duncan/ Andrew Pleasance combination in a Nissan Patrol. Read More »

Kick Energy driver Simon Sharpe, co-driven by Crispin Kennedy, won the opening round of the Kenya Rally Raid Championship held this weekend on Tomlinson Ranch near Mt Kenya. The event saw almost forty entries split amongst cars, buggies, quads and motor bikes. Read More »

Two podiums in two categories indicates a good start to the 2012 Autocross championship for the Kick Energy team after 17 year old Zane Young took second in the Quad category on his Autocross debut and Geoff Mayes finished third overall after having to borrow a car for the day. Read More »

The Kick Energy rally team chalked up another pair of top ten finishes on the recent Guru Nanak Rally when Alex Horsey recovered from differential problems to finish fifth overall and Simon Sharpe overcame a time consuming puncture to end the high speed event in eighth position. Read More »

The Kick Energy rally team welcomes the return of Simon Sharpe and his distinctive yellow Platz Hybrid to the Kenyan rallying scene when Sharpe, joined by Raju Chaggar, contests this weekends Guru Nanak Rally. Alex Horsey and Frank Gitau also return to action in the Mitsubishi Evo X after missing the previous event. Read More »

Kick Energy supported Cross Country driver Simon Sharpe has vowed to attack from the word go when the Kenyan Cross Country Championship heads to Masinga Dam for this weekends final round. Sharpe will be co-driven in his unique and spectacular Platz hybrid by Raju Chaggar. Read More »

Kick Energy driver Simon Sharpe survived a character building second round of the 2011 Kenyan National Cross Country Championship which took place around Lake Baringo last weekend. Overcoming a variety of challenges Simon and co driver Crispin Kennedy would eventually bring their distinctive Toyota Platz hybrid home seventh in class. Read More »