Rajiv Ruparelia wins first National Rally Championship event
Written by admin on October 23, 2021
Rajiv Ruparelia has won his first national Rally Championship event in his motorsports career after coming first in the Kabalega Rally held in Hoima district today. Rajiv Rupareliaaand his navigator celebrating
Rajiv with his Co driver Enoc Oling scooped first place followed byDuncan Mubiru/Musa Nsubuga,third Ronald Sebuguzi/Anthony Mugambwa, Omar Mayanja/H. Mukuye, Alwi Hassan/J. Mwangi and Fred Busulwa/ Joseph Bongole respectively.
This motor rally competition resumed this month after a long spell of persistent effects of the covid19 pandemic.
Rajiv Ruparelia after winning
The rally took place in Hoima district, it was run on one day with three stages repeated to cover a total competitive distance of 158.24km.
It was a hotly contested affair among the top five crews on the NRC leaderboard since their performance was the determinant of who eyes on the title.
Mubiru and Nsubuga came in this championship on the top of the table with 270 points, 40 clear of second-placed Hassan Alwi. While Busulwa and Mayanja were occupying the third and fourth positions respectively.
The previous championship was won by Jas Mangat, in June at Kasanda.
Rajiv’s participation in this race and Sebuguzi caused a stiff competition for the top spot.