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Barack targets podium finish
Publish Date: Apr 04, 2014
Barack targets podium finish
Barack training at Busiika in preparation for FIM CAC championship. Photo/Johnson Were
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By Johnson Were
 

The MX1 motocross rider Barack Orland has cautioned his rivals not to write him off the podium finish list in the FIM-Central Africa Motocross Challenge due on Easter Sunday at the Uganda Motor Sport Arena Busiika.
 

Barack said that his missing in action for the last three months was just to help him recover from fatigue and he back ready for the showdown with the top riders.

“I’m training and ready to go. I’m not bringing a new bike but my old one will sort those guys out,” the Military bomb expert stated.
 

Barack joins Maxime Van Pee, Arthur Blick Jnr and Talha Kiggundu to form a strong MX1 team that will battle Kenya’s top riders Ivan Guya, Tutu Maina and Shivamu Vinayak.
 

National team captain Arthur Blick Jnr, welcomed Barack and Maxime presence saying that they have strengthened the team.
 

Blick explained that Barack’s return is a big boost to the team especially the MX1 category that has Talha Kiggundu, Maxime Van Pee and Blick himself.
 

Meanwhile Maxime Van Pee who has been flying in the country from Holland where is studying his university education, a day to event, confirmed that he will be arriving a week earlier so that he can master the track.
 

“Kenya can’t win us at home, I have improved my speed but I will come a week earlier to master the track and wait to battle Tutu Maina and Ivan Guya of Kenya,” Maxime stated in a phone interview.
 

The event to have riders from Kenya, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, DRC and Hosts Uganda is co-sponsored by Vision Group, Mountain Dew, IAA, UAP and AON Insurance, Safe Solution and Fotogenix.
 

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