The senior rallyist ‘Volkswagen Polo Proto’ driver, the Chairman Board of Trustees – Central Motor Club (CMC), Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia has commended His Majesty William Gabula Nadiope IV-Isebantu Kyabazinga of Busoga and his subjects for the passion they have for sports.
Rajiv made the remarks at the closure of two-day Kaliro Sugar Rally competitions that were scooped by the legendary driver, Ronald Sebuguzi whose last win was in 2019 at the CMC Rally in Mukono.
” On behalf of Central Motor Club (CMC), I want to appreciate His Loyal Highness the King, and the people of Busoga for welcoming us and for the passion they have for sports. The Busoga Kingdom holds a special place in the heart of CMC because of the love you show us. We also thank you for your hospitality and talent contribution through the outstanding drivers and rally officials,” said Rajiv.
He thanked the sponsors and said without them the event wouldn’t happen. Sponsors included; Kaliro Sugar, Speke Group of Hotels, Lato milk, Galaxy Fm, and Rock Boom among others.
Rajiv said in partnership with the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU), CMC is more determined than ever before, to uplift homegrown talent in motorsport to the highest level.
”Our vision is One club-One dream, let’s stay focused until the next championship on the boxing day rally on 26th December 2022. Am thankful, to the group of friends that we became family under the CMC umbrella. This tells what true friendship and determination can become when purposes are put into it,” added Rajiv.
Meanwhile, Rajiv said the event was an economic blessing to the people of Jinja. ”I would also like to disclose that through this event, we have filled all hotel rooms in Jinja, over 50 types of vendors have benefited from this event, and the economic target of our event being held in Jinja was an absolute success.”