The Kenya Motor Sports Federation (KMSF) has listed September 30th
for the 2018 CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance and preparations by
the Alfa Romeo Owners Club are underway.
The Concours will be held at the
Nairobi Racecourse and will be the seventh successive event
sponsored by CBA and the 48th in the annual series
organized by the Club.
Following long established tradition
the Concours will be held at the Nairobi Racecourse.
This ideal facility has been made more
accessible by the Southern By Pass which speeds the arrival of
competitors, officials and spectators.
The draft regulations for the
classiest event on the Kenya motorsport calendar are in an
advanced stage of preparation.
The organizers will submit the draft
for approval by the Kenya Motorsport Federation for cars and the
Kenya Motor Sport Foundation for motorcycles.
12 cars and eight motorcycle classes
are listed in the regulations and the only major change in the
regulations will be the introduction of a class for classic
Recognizing the current difficult
economic conditions the Alfa Romeo Owners Club will maintain the
entry fees at the same level as 2017.
The assessment of cars will commence
on the Total inspection ramp where officials will check the
Competing cars will then be driven in
front of the Racecourse grandstand for the judges to mark the
paintwork followed by the rating of the interior and engine.
Motorcycles are marked in a similar
way at the Racecourse parade ring.
In addition to the judging of the
classic and vintage cars and motorcycles there will be
additional events linked with the Concours.
There will be a sale for classic cars
and motorcycles made in 1993 or earlier for machines in any
There will also be 28 motor trade
stands in an area titled Auto Expo which is located on the
inside of the Racecourse adjacent to the car judging line.
Next to the motor trade stands space
has been allocated for the heritage collection which will
feature a display of old machinery and equipment.
This year the collection featured a
1918 steam engine, a Ferguson tractor compared with the latest
equivalent model and an old Mercedes truck.