Karan Patel

Karan Patel


Team: Filmico Racing Team

Sponsors: Family and Friends

Role: Driver

Current car: Mitsubishi EVOX

Previous car:  Subaru Impreza GC8

Family: Not Married

Resides: Nairobi

DOB: 7th May 1991

Place of work: None. Was on attachment at ALS (Aircraft Leasing Services) as an Aircraft Engineer

Occupation: Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

Favorite TV Show: Storage Hunters (discovery channel)

Favorite Movie: Ghost and the Darkness

Person you would like to have dinner with: Bernie Ecclestone

Favorite Holiday Destination: Mauritius

First Road Car: Toyota Premio

First Rally Car: Subaru Impreza Hatchback GC8

First Event and Result: Kiambu Training Rally, Did Not Finish...got stuck 7km into CS1

Favorite All-time Rally Driver (s): Ken Block, Sebastian Ogier

Current Navigator: Tauseef Khan


-Taking things apart and putting them back together

-Motocross (past hobby), 

-Nitro RC racing.

Most Admired Sports person: Colin McRae

2016 Goal: Win KNRC Championship

Career highlights:

1. 2014 KNRC Group S and Division 3 double Champion in an ex-Baldev Chager GC8

2. Former East African 85cc Motocross Champion

4. S class winner -KCB Safari Rally 2014

5. 9th overall KCB Safari Rally 2014.

6. Rolled on his WRC debut in Portugal in May

7. Karan will be participating in 5 WRC drivers Portugal, Poland, Finland, Germany & Spain

8. 5th overall Kisumu Rally 2016


26 May 2016


Karan Patel
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