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Rajiv lauds motorsport fans, organizers and sponsors after successful Kaliro Rally

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.

Rajiv Ruparelia speaking at the award ceremony of Kaliro Sugar Rally Edition

KALIRO, UGANDA: Motorsport ace driver Mr Rajiv Ruparelia has heaped praise on the motorsport fans, drivers, organizers and sponsors of the recently concluded Kaliro Sugar Rally saying the successful event triggers the economic empowerment of the Busoga region.

Rajiv who is also the Chairman Board of Trustees at Central Motor Club (CMC) made the remarks at the closure of the two-day rally that was won by legendary driver, Ronald Sebuguzi, where he made a surprise appearance after being off the motorsports scene for a while.

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Ronald Sebuguzi poses with the winner trophy as Rajiv (4th from left) looks on

”On behalf of Central Motor Club (CMC), I 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.

Rajiv Ruparelia speaking at the award ceremony of Kaliro Sugar Rally Edition

Rajiv revealed that through the effortless work of sponsors and organizers, the rally boosted the economic status of Jinja especially as regards to accommodation and food for the fans and guests invited, netting a record of filling up all hotels in Jinja and servings by more than 50 food vendors in the area.

”I would like to disclose that through this rally, we have filled all hotel rooms in Jinja, and over 50 types of vendors have benefited from this event, said Rajiv before he commended His Majesty William Gabula Nadiope IV-Isebantu Kyabazinga of Busoga and his subjects for the passion they have for sports.

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.

Below are other photos from the event

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