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Maxime wins Enduro motocross

By Johnson Were

Added 18th April 2016 09:25 PM

In the Enduro, competitors pass through tough and rough terrains including swamps, water-logged ponds, bushes, muddy sections and others

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Maxime Van Pee powers his bike.

In the Enduro, competitors pass through tough and rough terrains including swamps, water-logged ponds, bushes, muddy sections and others

Enduro results:

1. Maxime van Pee
2. Nicholas Dames
3. Barak Orland

4x4 Cars results

1. John Bosco Nkumbi (6:24) Suzuki
2. Julius Mugambwa (7:06) Range Rover
3. Michael Wasswa (7:21)-Land Rover 110

Maxime Van Pee endured all the hard and rough terrain in Nsimbe estates to win the first round of the national Enduro motocross championship at FIDUGA Estate on Sunday.

The event lived to its billing as fans got value for their money watching riders struggle to go through the water-logged and muddy sections of the track for the three ours.

Maxime lauded the event organisers saying that the event has helped him work on his fitness as prepare for the FIM Central Africa Motocross Championship (FIM CAC) due on Labour's Day

"Winning this event has boosted my morale but the most important is the routes were very good to help me work on my fitness ahead of FIM CAC on Labour Day," Maxime stated.

 incent cidri and ean seku in  a and over defender 110 navigate an anthill     Vincent Acidri and Sean Oseku in a Land Rover defender 110 navigate an anthill. PHOTO BY JOHNSON WERE

 

"They were challenging routes and we should continue with them as we lift the standard of motocross and enduro in our beautiful country Uganda," Maxime added.

In the Enduro, competitors pass through tough and rough terrains including swamps, water-logged ponds, bushes, muddy sections and others.

Maxime beat Nick Dames and Barak Orland who finished second and third respectively.

Meanwhile the crew of John Bosco Nkumbi and Abdul Mugerwa in a Suzuki escudo successfully started off his 4x4 cars title defence by winning the opening round on Sunday.

The crew clocked six minutes and 24 seconds beating the crew of Julius Mugambwa and Geofrey Ssaku in a Range Rover who posted a time of seven minutes and six seconds who finished second.

Michael Wasswa and Abdul Bukenya in Land Rover 110 finished third in an event that attracted six competitors after posting a time of seven minutes 21 seconds.

FMU President Dusman Okee lauded the enduro club for promoting the sport and promised full support.

The event was sponsored by Fire and safety appliances, Ballore Africa Logistics and Civicon.

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