Kuki Mahajan Starts First in the Total Excellium Economy Run Today [Saturday June 22nd]

Total Kenya Limited Communications Coordinator Lillian Gakunju [centre] and Alfa Romeo Owners Club Chairman Peter Wanday [left] conducts the draw for this year's Total Excellium Economy Run as Shailesh Chandaria [right] records the order of the start. The event will be held on [Saturday, June 22nd] starting at 9.00 a.m. from the ABC service station on Waiyaki Way.

The first car to leave the start of today’s [Saturday June 22nd] Total Excellium Economy Run will be the Alfa 147 sports saloon of Kuki Mahajan. He will be followed by Micky Bassi, the defending champion who will be at the wheel of his 1989 Alfa 75.

Micky will be strongly challenged by Shailesh Chandaria who has won the Economy Run five times in his 1982 Alfa Guilietta which has been allocated number ten.

The first car will leave the start from the ABC service station on Waiyaki Way at 9.00 a.m. and the Economy Run will finish at the Total Moi Road service station in the centre of Naivasha. The winner will be the competitor using the least amount of fuel within the allocated time.

The up to 1800cc carburetor class has attracted entries from Gursharan Singh in a 1980 Alfasud Sprint. Renowned CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance competitor Sati Gata Aura has been listed in the 2000cc class with his 1973 Alfa GTV which is the oldest car in the event.

At the finish of the Total Excellium Economy Run, competitors will have their fuel consumption measured for the calculation of the results. They will then proceed to Matteo’s restaurant on Naivasha South Lake Road for car care judging and the lunch time prize-giving.