Finland’s ace Tapio Laukannen is officially the 2016 KNRC Champion after, team Kibos withdrew their protest and appeal.
There was delayed celebrations by the Tapio as KCB Kitengela Rally ended yesterday evening. Team Kibos Jaspreet Chatthe and Gurdeep Panesar had lodged a protest against Tapio’s Subaru after CS 6.
The team has this afternoon withdrawn their protest and appeal congratulating Tapio Laukannen and the entire MRT Racing for winning the KNRC 2016 Drivers championship.
“Team Kibos wishes Tapio and the team best regards in the upcoming rally outings”, said Gurdeep Panesar.
Tapio arrived in Finland this afternoon accompanied by his navigator Pasi Torma. “We welcome the decision by team Kibos and we are glad that we can finally celebrate our victory, I look forward to another great competition next season and hopefully I grab another championship”, said Tapio.
The final leg of the KCB Rally will head to Naivasha during the weekend of November 26th 2016. Ardent motorsport fans will wrap up the 2016 calendar with the Guru Nanak Rally