Alestair Blick Confident, Shell Boosts Motor-cross


Alestair Blick Junior has expressed readiness ahead of Sunday’s round five of the 2022 Uganda MotorCross Championship.

All roads lead to Victoria Raceway Park in Park for the much anticipated MX event.

“I am very prepared, I have been working on my fitness, speed and agility on the Bike. I believe am ready for it,” Alestair said on Saturday.

“There is good brewing competition between me and Maxime (Van Pee), if he comes for the race on Sunday, I will be happy to battle and race with him once again.

“I enjoy battling with someone of his magnitude and that will give me another chance to go again.”

Alestair, 18, leads the MX I category after four rounds with 234 points while Maxime who has raced sparingly, once in four, is on 57 points.

Abdul Damba is second with 102 points.

Alestair Blick. Courtesy photo

Alestair who has also debuted at the Motor Sport with his Dad Arthur Blick Junior during the National Rally Championship, is the captain of Team Uganda (Uganda MotorCross Cranes) that is set to compete at the MX Africa Championship later in August.

“I have been using these championships to gauge out the team that will represent Uganda,” he added.

“The Kids have been pushing harder and these kids are getting faster, and I expect the same on Sunday because everyone wants to represent the Country so well.”

Sh100m Boost For Uganda MotorCross

Shell Advance announced a sponsorship package of over Sh100m to Motocross editions this year.

This was revealed during the media briefing at the Shell Rubaga on Saturday in Kampala.

Officials during Saturday’s unveiling

“On the world stage, Shell Advance has supported Motorsports at various levels, and is currently a technical partner for Ducati high performance bikes that ride in the intense MotoGP,” said Herbert Egesa, Vivo Energy Uganda Lubricants Manager.

It is in these testing grounds that the amazing Shell Advance benefits of motorbike engine cooling, cleaning, protection, and performance are generated. I therefore urge motor bike owners and riders across the country to try Shell Advance today for a more enjoyable ride and longer engine life.”

Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of Uganda President Dipu Ruparelia commended Shell for the continued support.

The Sh100m sponsorship was not in Cash only as part of it will come in equipment used during the events and lubricants like high performance shell Shell Advance oil for racing bikes.



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