Kigezi Boona Rally Launched

The Motorsport Africa Club (MOSAC) has officially launched the Kigezi Boona Rally which will run from 9th to 11 December in the Kigezi region.

The last rally on the NRC calendar season was launched during a press conference held at Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) offices on Tuesday 22nd November.

The Kigezi Boona Rally is targeted at promoting the Kigezi region through tourism and CSR activities which will see the MOSAC team get involved in the painting of zebra crossing as well as giving out reflector jackets to Boda Boda riders in the area.

This has been reached through the sponsorships of Kigezi Boona FM who are the event sponsors together with Heritage Country Suits Hotel.

The rally Clerk Of Course (COC) Shafiq Matovu has urged drivers to complete entries in the event which opened up on the 1st November and will close on Friday 2nd December as registration is taking place at FMU offices in Lugogo.

Matovu went ahead to break down how the event will run from the 9th of December which is a day for scrutineering till the last day when the winner will be awarded.

“The Kigezi Boona Rally will have four major sections with the super major stage making it five as we traverse the areas of Rwashemire, Kebisoni and Nyabikuku with the super special stage.”

“Day one will on Saturday has four stages starting with Pole Pole in commemoration of of our late driver Wilbert Pole Pole, followed by the one in Kebisoni and then Byendera in Nyabikuku with the Platinum suit in Bisheeka.

“Day two will be a repeat of most of the sections on day one and it will end by midday.”

The director of Kigezi Boona FM and former MP Mary Paula Turyahikayo revealed her excitement about being part of the sponsors in the first event in the Kigezi region as she vowed to offer full support to organizers.

“It is the first rally in our region and we want to offer maximum support to the event as it is going to expose our town to the rest of the country through tourism.

“We shall provide necessary services to the organizers.”

The MOSAC rally will be the event that will close the NRC calendar with Ponsiano Lwakataka still in a comfortable lead despite missing out on the last event held in Busoga region.

NRC Top five standings

  1. Ponciano Lwakataka – 332 points
  2. Jonas Kansiime – 271.5 points
  3. Bylon Lugomoka – 254 points
  4. Umar Dauda – 243 points
  5. Mark Lubega – 185 points

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