Rally driver Maxine Wahome has been dropped from the Young Rally Stars Program by the World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally Kenya.
The institution is mandated to run the Word Rally Championship Kenya and related activities, including the Young Rally Stars Program to identify and nurture emerging talent in motorsports.
WRC Safari Rally Kenya said Maxine has been released to deal with the ongoing court case.
“Following the recent legal developments concerning Maxine Wahome, the WRC Safari Rally Kenya has decided to release Maxine from further engagements in the Young Rally Stars program to deal with the legal developments,” read a statement.
It went on to say that WRC is dedicated to fostering talent and utilizing it fairly and equally.
“WRC Safari Rally is committed to developing, nurturing and leveraging talent fairly and equitably,” the statement adds.
Maxine has been under investigation since December 2022 in connection with the murder of her boyfriend, Asad Khan.
By Wanjiru Mbaru