HOIMA: Rajiv Ruparelia wins Club Rally Chamionship

Rajiv Rupaleria in action during the Kabalega rally on Sunday. (PHOTO: Courtesy)
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AT Sports

Budding Rally driver, Rajiv Ruparelia has won the third stage of Total Kabalega Hoima rally 2019 beating 39 competitors who took part in the race.

With his co-driver Enock Olinga, Rajiv Ruparelia, driving a GolfVW proto [UBF 801H], posted 23:52, followed by Yain Nasser 23:59, Arthur Blick 24:11, Ronald Sebuguzi 24:22, Duncan Mubiru 24:31, Omar Mayanja 24:37, Abdul Kateete 25:17, Dr Ashrif 26:43.

Manvir Baryan won stage one after he posted 3:17, Jas Mangat 3:20, Hassan Alwi 3:22, Dharam Pandya 3:22, Ronald Sebuguzi 3:28, Christakis Fitidis 3:32, Kepher Walube 3:40, Ponsiano Lwakataka 3:46

In stage two, Raul emerged the winner 17:26, Alwi 17:27, Duncan 17:31, Seb 17:41, Yasin 17:41, Arthur 17:42, Omar 18:19, Rajiv 23:53

“It was an exciting event for us,” Rajiv told Africa Tembelea.

“The only challenge we had was driving on the grass which already had dew making it so slippery for us. Besides that, everything was smooth and the car was moving well,” he added.

Rajiv who joined competitive racing this year, has set his sights on even bigger things with a possible NRC title challenge in 2020.



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