Competitive Safaris involve specially modified 4x4 vehicles tackling a specially laid out course at high speed. There are classes for a wide variety of vehicles from Standard Production Class through to purpose built specials with a variety of engine sizes.

Each vehicle must complete a prescribed number of runs over the course during the day with the fastest cumulative time revealing the winner.

All vehicles must comply with the Technical Regulations with safety features such as roll cages, harnesses and crash helmets mandatory.

You will find full information of the sport in the following articles....

Safaris in General

A Competitive Safari requires drivers to make a number of timed attempts at an arduous cross-country course leaving individually at regular intervals. Competitors are given an actual time for each attempt based on an average speed of between 30 and 40 mph. The course will normally be between 3 and 15 miles in length and the number of attempts required will result in an event distance of between 20 and 150 miles.

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More About Safaris/Safari Lites 2017

 More information about Safaris, such as 'Seeding' and timing.under review 04/02/2017

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Marshalling at Safaris

As our Competitive Safaris have got more and more competitive, the pressures on both competitors and marshals have also increased. From the competitors' point of view they have a certain time allowance in which to complete the event and this dictates that they don't get stuck too often or for too long.

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Safari/safari Lite Supplementary Regulations 2017

The AWDC 2017 Safari Championship is organised by the AWDC in accordance with the general championship description of the Motor Sports Association (MSA) and these championship regulations. The Championship will consist of eight Competitive Safaris of Clubman status, the best 7 results of each competitor to count.

Supplementary regulations can be found by clicking here