Pearl Rally gets UGX70M sponsorship boost from KCB Bank
KCB Bank Uganda has boosted the Shell V-Power Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally (POAUR) with a cash sponsoship of UGX70M. This development was revealed on Thursday at Handi Restaurant in Kampala.
The rally is slated for 6-8 May in Lugazi and KCB is the latest partner to give support to the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) to ensure that the event is successful.
Commenting about the support towards the Pearl Rally, Diana Komukama Ssempebwa who’s Head of Marketing and Communications at KCB Bank Uganda said; “…we believe this contribution will greatly support the preparation and execution of the planned activities that will build up to the week that the rally is scheduled to happen.”
FMU President Dipu Ruparelia says that the package from KCB will help them prepare for the rally. He also calls upon fans to show up for the event but should follow safety protocols.
This year’s rally will be based in Mukono and Lugazi; which are in the central region of Uganda.
Shell V-Power Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally will count towards the FIA African Rally Championship and also the National Rally Championship.
By press time, 36 entries were confirmed. Organisers will allow a maximum number of forty-five (45) entries.
Entries so far for the Pearl of Africa Rally:
1.Abas Mayinja(UG)/Frank Serugo(UG) -Subaru Impreza
2.Nasser Ratib(UG) /Nasser Samia(UG)- Toyota fx
3.Giancarlo Davite( RWA)/Sylvia Vindevogel (BDI)-EvoX
4.Leroy Gomes(ZAM)/Urshla Gomez(ZAM)-Ford Fiesta R5
5.Amaanraj Rai(UG)/Gurdeep Penesar(KEN)- Skoda Fabia R5
6.Giesen Jean Jean(RWA)/Kevin Mujiji(RWA)-Toyota Celica GT4
7.Yassin Nasser(UG)/Ali Katumba(UG)-subaru impreza Gvb
8.Keran Patel(KEN)/Tauseef Khan(KEN)-Ford Fiesta R5
9.Issa Nyanzi(UG)/Mathias Kiyagga(UG)-Subaru impreza
10.Mustapha Mukasa(UG)/Mildred Kibuuka(UG)-Subaru impreza N12.
11.Andy Musoke(UG)/Aaron Nsamba(UG)-Mitsubishi EvoV
12.Dr Ahmed Ashraf(UG)/Shameer Yusuf(KEN)- Subaru N14
13.Hassan Alwi Jr (UG)/Riyaz Ismail(KEN) -Subaru Impreza N14
14.Godfrey Nsereko(UG)/Jackson Serwanga(UG)-Subaru impreza 2WD
15.Michael Mukula Jr(UG)/Edward Kiyingi(UG)-Subaru impreza N12B
16.Jeremy Wahome(KEN)/Victor Okudi(KEN)-Ford Fiesta R3
17.McRae Kimathi(KEN)/Mwagi Kioni(KEN)-Ford Fiesta R3
18.Hamza Anwar(KEN)/Adnan Din(KEN)-Evox
19.Maxine Wahome(KEN)/Murage Waigwa(KEN)-Subaru N10
20.Mark Lubega(UG)/Mbabazi Daniel(UG)-Subaru impreza N10
21.Awadin Imtiaz Din(BDI)/Alain Rukundo(BDI)-Subaru impreza N12
22.Samuel Watendwa(UG)/Steven Bunya(UG)-Toyota FX
23.Maseruka Henry(UG)/Tibenda Denis(UG)-Toyota Runx
24.Japheth Lugayizi(UG)/Ali Nsubuga(UG)-Toyota Celica
25.Rashid Makumbi(UG)/Yusuf Babu(UG)-Subaru impreza
26.Aine Sodo(UG)/Derrick lubambula(UG)-Mitsubishi Evo9
27.Jas Mangat(UG)/Joseph Kamya(UG)-Mitsubishi Evox
28.Oscar Ntambi(UG)/Asuman muhamed(UG)-Alteza
29:Kaka Junior(UG)/Siraj kyambade(UG)-Mitsubishi Evox
30.Ibrahim Lubega(UG)/Shakira nabwami(UG)-Toyota fx
31.Duncan Mubiru(UG)/Musa Nsubuga(UG)-Ford Fiesta proto
32.Mohammed Bwette(UG)/Muhammed kavuma(UG)-Evo7
33.John Burrows (UG)/Lutalo Junior(UG)-Subaru Impreza
34.Samuel Bwette(UG)/Urban Mulindwa(UG)-Mitsubishi Evo9
35.Omar Mayanja(UG)/Hussein Mukuye(UG)-Mitsubishi Evox
36.Kepher Walubi(UG)/George Semakula(UG)-Mitsubishi Evox.