Motors TV – Tuthill Porsche East African Safari Classic Rally


The East African Safari Classic Rally sees classic rally cars take on 5,000kms of African roads through Kenya and Tanzania, it is quite possibly the greatest rallying adventure.

We followed the Tuthill Porsche team who prepared and maintained seventeen classic Porsche 911 rally cars, including cars driven by two former World Rally Champions, Stig Blomquist and Björn Waldegård. Tuthill Porsche spend a year and a half preparing for the nine day rally.  They went to Africa with a team of 120 to look after the running of the cars and the welfare of the drivers.

Tuthill Porsche’s motorsport credentials have been well proven on the world stage since 1977, when Francis Tuthill competed on the London-Sydney Rally in a Volkswagen Beetle. Tuthill Porsche classic rallying history includes;

First Safari Rally win for a Porsche 911 with former World Champion, Björn Waldegård.
Second Safari Rally win for a Porsche 911 with former World Champion, Stig Blomqvist.
World Champion Stig Blomqvist on Rally Sweden & the Midnight Sun Rally.
Belgian Historic Championship title with Glenn Janssens.
European FIA event victory with Richard Tuthill on Costa Brava Historic.
Michele Mouton on London-Sydney Rally and Historic Morocco International.
Tour Auto success with Indy 500 winner, Danny Sullivan, in a genuine Porsche 911 RSR.
Multiple British Historic Rally Championship titles.

Tuthill Porsche runs its world-famous Porsche 911 rally cars in historic rallies all over the world. They provide everything from custom-built Porsche rally cars with an experienced event support team, to bespoke arrive-and-drive packages for rally car rental customers.

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