On Saturday afternoon, Rajiv Ruparelia and co driver Enock Olinga took day one of the MOSAC Rally, which is the last on the National Rally Championship (NRC) calendar.
Even with Rajiv not running for the NRC title, his taking day one, meant he beat contenders Yassin Nasser and Arthur Blick Jr.
Nasser is currently top of the NRC log with 415 points while Blick is second on 385.
Rajiv and Olinga in the Double Trouble Proto VW clocked an impressive time of 0:16:12:00, a whole 0:01:13:00 ahead of Omar Mayanja/Hussein Mukuye (Mitsubishi Evo X; 0:17:25:00) his closest rival.
Nasser came third, 01:15:00 behind Rajiv while Ronald Sebuguzi in Mitsubishi Evo X, posted 0:17:40:04 to notch the 4th position- 0:01:28:04 behind Rajiv.
Arthur Blick finished in fifth position, posting 0:18:16:01.
• Rajiv Ruparelia wins Kalangala rally
In total 27 drivers finished Day 1 of the race. Day 2 of the rally comes on Sunday. In total, there will be 161.75km (competitive) and 126.30km (liaison).