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Kabalega rally for October 17

By Johnson Were

Added 25th September 2019 03:13 PM

Four activities that include karting, vintage car show, drifting will be part of the event that is also the sixth round of National Rally Championship.

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Members of United Motorsport Club (UMOSPOC) unveil the logo for the 2019 edition of the Kabalega rally. PHOTO: Johnson Were

Four activities that include karting, vintage car show, drifting will be part of the event that is also the sixth round of National Rally Championship.

NRC top 9 on table standings

Yasin Nasser 355 points

Ronald Ssebuguzi 300

Arthur Blick Jr.285

Christakis Fitidis 268

Hassan Alwi 260

Duncan Mubiru 181

Jas Mangat 160

Ponsiano Lwakataka 160

Omar Mayanja 140

It will be a motorsport festival at this year’s edition of the Total Kabalega Rally on October 17-20 in Hoima.

Four activities that include karting, vintage car show, drifting will be part of the event that is also the sixth round of National Rally Championship.

Event Manager Alex Kikonyongo confirmed the activities at the launch of the event held in Kampala on Tuesday.

 Sponsors and UMOSPOC Officials launch the 2019 Edition of the Kabalega rally at Club Q7 in Kabuusu

“We are committed to having a successful event and together with my team, we shall give the people of Hoima the best,” Kikonyongo said.

Deputy Clerk of the Course Jareed Kalera said  the rally will cover a total distance of 300kms of which 173.8kms are competitive and 129.2kms are liaison.

“We shall have six competitive stages that include Kyentale (18.2kms), Kikwata Miigo (11.42kms), Musaija Mukuru (21.11kms), Worldwide Movers (26.35kms), Bugambe Team (17.73kms and Kitooba (31.52kms),”  Kalera explained.

The event co-sponsored by Total, World Wide Movers, Grand Praclos Hotel, Victoria University, Miika Eco Resort Hotel, Coca cola and , Kontik Hotel is growing towards a sports carnival according to UMOSPOC Vice president Justin Mungoma.

Drivers including Ronald Ssebuguzi, Samuel Bwete, Yassin Nasser, Ponsiano Lwakataka, Rajiv Ruparelia, Arthur Blick Dr.Godfrey Lubega, Dr. Ahmed Ashraf, Christakis Fitidis, Omar Mayanja, Timothy Gawaya and Hassan Alwi Jr are the top drivers among the thirty drivers that have confirmed their participation.

Deadline is for registration is October 11.

The event is co-sponsored by Club Q7, Hoima Resort, Spice FM, Kings FM, BetOn and Uganda Communications Communication.  

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