There is a lot of excitement ahead of the sixth round of the National Rally Championship event following the recent easing of the Covid-19 lockdown.
The federation of Uganda Motorsports Clubs (FMU) confirmed the UMOSPOC organised Kabalega Rally, due to take place on the 22nd and 23rd of October in the Bunyoro Albertan region.
The Kabalega Rally was launched on Wednesday October 13, 2021 at Grand Praclos Hotel in Mukono.
Ibrahim Lubega commonly known as Fatuwa and Kawunyemu rally driver Samuel Bwete atended the launch and are all optimistic ahead of the event.
“For three years, I have never finished Kabalega rally and I think this my year” Sam Bwete stated.
Ibrahim Lubega commented: “I am leading the two wheel apparently and 7th overall on the table now, I need only 20 points to win this championship this year.”
Lubega, the 2019 champion, will mainly face stiff competetion from Samuel Watendwa and Najib Ssempijja.
According to the clerk of the course, Justine Mungooma, all is set for the event.
“This time round its a one day event with three sections – Kinyogozi (26KM), World wide Movers in kikube (25KM) three times and Bugambe tea estate (17KM) three times,” Mungoma said.
“We have recieved 24 entries so far with the closure of entries expected on Saturday.”
Duncan Mubiru still tops the chart with 270 points followed by Hassan Alwi and Fred Kitaka in the second and third position respectively. Omar Mayanja sits in fourth position and followed by Jas Mangat in 5th position.
ENTRY LIST by press time
1.Dr G.Nsereko/ Raymond Munyigwa Subaru Impreza GC8 5 2WD.
2.Oscar Ntambi/Asuman Muhammad Alteza
3.Musa Kabega/Rogers Sirwomu – Mitsubishi Lancer Evo9
4.R. Sebuguzi/A. Mugambwa – Mitsubishi lancer Evox
5.Peter Businge/ Hakim Mawanda – Subaru Impreza GC8
6.Rajiv Ruparelia/Enock Olinga – Vw Polo.
- Issa Nyanzi/ Sengendo Richard – Subaru Impreza
8.Samuel Watedwa/ Steven Bunya – Toyota FX.
9.Dr Maseruka Henry/Denis Tibenda-T.RunX
10.Mansur Sanya/Abdallah Nyombi -Subaru Impreza
11.Mustapha Mukasa/Emaru James -Subaru Impreza N12
12.BK Gitta/ Musa Ssegaabwe – Subaru xv
13.Muzamir Watolya/Abdul Karim kakooza – Toyota.RunX
14.Hajji Kavuma Amiri/Mustapha Kanakulya – Subaru Impreza
15.Abdul Katete/Rahma Mohammad – Subaru Impreza
16.Faisal Kayira/ Mariam Nambasa- Subaru Impreza
- Fred Busulwa/Joseph Bongole – Subaru Impreza
18.Jamadali Lwabaga/Peter Brown Jr – Toyota FX
19.Najib Sempijja/Gloria Nantongo – Suzuki Swift.
20.Ibrahim Lubega/Geoffrey Serwoga – Toyota.FX
21.Rashid Makumbi/Yusuf Babu – Subaru Impreza.
22.Samuel Bwete/Urban Mulindwa–Mits’ Lancer Evo9,
23.Wo1 Ismael Lule/Another–VwGolf
24.Duncan Mubiru/Musa Nsubuga–Subaru impreza GVB