The celebrated son to Sudir and city tycoon Rajiv Ruparelia won the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) 2019 Autocross on Sunday, breaking out a record for the first time ever. The rally event took place in Kayunga District.
However, Rajiv Ruparelia and his co-driver Ronnie Walia appeared first in their Vw Polo car at 05:18.5.
This marks an interesting second outing for Ruparelia, who rallied under his ‘RR – Double Trouble’ team and cruising his newly launched VW Polo Proto, that was brought from Poland.
Therefore, in his debut rally in May this year, Rajiv Ruparelia was the second after clocking a record time of 10:44 minutes, during the Enduro Autocross Championship 2019, which took place in Zion Estates, Ssisa.
Navigated by Ronnie Walia, Rajiv’s team RR – ‘Double Trouble’ is managed by veteran rally driver Dipu Rupareria while Mike Mwangi is the Chief Mechanic.
The top 10 drivers were as follows
Rajiv Ruparelia/ Ronnie Walia 05:18.5
Ponsiano Lwakataka/ Samuel Mugisha 05:22.2
Ronald Sebuguzi/ Leon Ssenyange 05:24.5
Athur Blick Jnr/ George Ssemakula 05:32.3
Jonas Kansiime/ Ivan Tushabe 05:42.1
Abdul Kateete/ Rahma Mohammed 05:49.6
John Burrows Lumu/ Arnold Ddungu 06:10.4
Lubega Ibrahim/ Kanakulya Mustapha 06:21.1
Omar Mayanja/ Hussein Mukuye 06:24.6
Busingye Peter/ Hakim Mawanda 06:30.1
Don’t forget that Rajiv offered a scholarship to Fresh Kid to study at Kampala Parents until primary seven.
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