Category Archives: Where’s the FUNK!

Nice little video interview with Steve Funk on the Real Leaders website. Steven tells the story of our 2011 East African Safari Rally effort, the victory and the ideas behind microfinance. Steve’s passion for microfinance shines above everything else. Love … Continue reading

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Our final video – a recap of the Race4Change action surrounding our 2011 Safari Rally campaign – is now up on our Youtube Channel. The video shows all of our team in action: Steve Funk, Andrew Doig, Travis Pastrana, Fabrizia … Continue reading

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Just unearthed a few more great East African Safari Classic Rally news round-up videos. Also found a few in Swahili that I might post later: they have some different footage in them. Enjoy these and keep donating to Race4Change: our … Continue reading

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Great post by Funk, sent from his Kenyan decompression tank after a tough ten days on the Safari Rally: Just finishing 36 hours of a decompression in the hills north of Nairobi at a friend’s home and reserve.  We invited … Continue reading

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Throughout the 2011 Safari Rally, Race4Change and Ferdinand Porsche Magazine pushed large numbers of users towards the Safari Rally’s live tracking tools, overlaid with Google Earth. We used it every stage and found it invaluable in keeping up with progress … Continue reading

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Well, the rally is over. In the end, we won and took sixth place: our Iowa farm boy philanthropist beating Race4Change’s fourth car, driven by a six-time Kenyan Rally Champion. That was Ian Duncan, who finished seventh. I’m waiting for … Continue reading

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Having spent over two years getting ready for this incredible event, it’s hard to believe the 2011 Safari Rally is over. It’s been a roller coaster for all of us: emotional ups and downs amidst personal struggles to stay motivated … Continue reading

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Just had this through from our man Andrew Doig at the podium in Mombasa – first picture of the 2011 Safari winners. I’m sure many more will be taken today, and in the weeks to come. So exciting!

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We have done it! We have won the 2011 Safari Rally, with Björn Waldegård behind the wheel of a Tuthill Porsche-prepared 911. We’re waiting for official confirmation of the result before the podium ceremony at 1pm in Mombasa, Kenya, but … Continue reading

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The day 8 data is in, and its been a decent day for the Race4Change Safari Rally team. Though it was disappointing to lose car 24 due to a snapped rear torsion bar tube – 24 is the Tanzanite Blue … Continue reading

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