Zambian Driver To Chase Ssebuguzi In Mbale

Elgon Rally confirmed top 5

Ronald Ssebuguzi (Mitsubishi Evo9)

Kenneth Mukosa (Subaru N8)

Ponsiano Lwakataka (Subaru N8)

Rehsi Hardeep (Mitsubishi Evo9)

Saini Satvinder (Subaru N12)

Guest driver Kenneth Mukosa from Zambia will be flagged off second behind local ace Ronald Ssebuguzi in the OiLibya Mount Elgon Rally  that gets underway tomorrow for the first time in 14 years.

Zambian 2013 Rally champion Kenneth Musoka
Zambian 2013 Rally champion Kenneth Musoka

The rally is the seventh and final edition of the National Rally Championship calendar, the OiLibya Mt Elgon Rally.

Ssebuguzi and co-driver Cedric Buzabo took first position on road following the absence of national champion Jas Mangat and have morning Thursday embark on route reccing in Mbale, Sironko and Manafwa districts

Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) vice president Katende Mukiibi who conducted the exercise explained that the Zambian champion was faster than many Ugandan drivers according to his stages times.

“He may not have come with his car but we still consider the driver’s performance and not the car. Unless there is a serious safety concern we stick to the driver’s pace,” Katende stated.

The 361.18km Motorsport Africa Club (Mosac) rally, according to clerk of the course Jeff Kabagambe, will start with a 1.5km super special stage at Mbale Municipal Stadium. The 29 drivers will then head through the eastern districts of Mbale, Bududa, Manafwa and Sironko during the two day event.

Provisional start list
1. Ronald Sebuguzi/Cedric Buzabo
2. Christakis Fitidis/Eric Nzamwita
3. Ponsiano Lwakataka/Bashiels Mbogo
4. Kenneth Mukosa/George Ssemakula
5. John Consta/Musa Nsubuga
6. Shafiq Semujju/Hussein Mukuye
7. Hardeep Rehsi/Raju Sehmi
8. Satvindar Vik Saini/Joseph Kamya
9. Edson Mungyereza/Ernest Musiime
10.Dr. Ashraf Ahmed Ali/Peter Stone
11. Fred Wampamba/Eric Leroy Olinga
12. Jonas Kansiime/Joseph Bongole
13. ‘Black Widow’/Rita Nakigozi
14. Abdu Ssempebwa/Francis Wamala
15. Patrick Mugisha/Edmond Kyeyune
16. Musa Mulika/Uarban Mulindwa
17. Abasi Bukenya/Ali Katumba
18. Isamil Ortega/Edward Kiyingi
19. Irene Blick Mayanja/Leon Ssenyange
20. Albert Ofong/Rogers Sirwoomu
21. Patrick Sebambulidde/Rahma Mohammed
22. Mansoor Lubega/Anthony Mugambwa
23. ‘Pole Pole’/Michael Kizito
24. Abdul Katete/Jefferson Katende
25. Samuel Watendwa/Issa Sekyondwa
26. Richard Mandu/Ivan Sserunkuma
27. Jaffer Kamya
28. Salim Kyebaghdha/Musa Ekigwireho
29. Jamada Lwabaga

 

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