FMU Calls off Mbarara Rally

The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) has cancelled National Rally Championship (NRC) season opener the Rukaari Lake Mburo Rally commonly known as the Mbarara Rally.

The season opener was scheduled to take place from the 21st to the 23rd of January as the NRC calendar takes centre stage.

The organisers of the Rukaari Lake Mburo Rally the Mbarara Motor Club failed to meet the required recommendations needed by FMU and the Ministry of works and Transport for the safety of the rally.

“The organising committee of the Mbarara Motor Club (MMC) failed to submit the event documents in conformity of the recommendation by the FMU and the Ministry of works and Transport despite the numerous extended deadlines,” reads a document from FMU.

“The speed lift instrument from MoWT, which is required for the insurance of an event permit has not yet been And yet the event starts tomorrow.”

“It is in the interest of FMU that events are organised in a proper structure and the recommended guidelines as provided in oor regulations and the respective lines of the ministry.”

This leaves all rally crews stranded as they had already camped in Mbarara for the season opener tomorrow.


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