By Spy Uganda
After ‘slaughtering’ Kenyan drivers in the recently concluded Nakuru rally competitions, Fresh rally driver, Rajiv Ruparelia on Saturday, June 5, 2021 made another impressive performance after coming third in the hotly competed Kassanda Sugar Rally.
Rajiv came third after covering a distance of 130km flooring a couple of drivers including;
Amiri Kavuma, Shaffic Senabulya, Oscar Ntambi, Faisal Kayiira, Mustafa Mukasa,Muzamir Watolya Mwami, Dr.Godfrey Nsereko, Edward Kirumira, Ibrahim Lubega, Hajji Ismail Waligo, Peter Busingye, Innocent Bwaniki, Umar Daudi, John Barrows Lumu, Mark Lubega, Abdul Katete, Fred Busulwa, Jas Mangat, Rajiv Ruparelia, Duncan Mubiru, Ponsiano Lwakataka, Umar Mayanja.
Kassanda performance marks an impressive debut for Rajiv; who is rallying under his ‘RR – Double Trouble’ team and cruising his newly launched VW Polo Proto, imported from Poland.
Meanwhile, Rajiv attributed the performance to the love from his fans and his sleepless technical team.
“We conclude the UMC Kassanda Sugar Rally 2021 in the third place podium finish. Massive thanks to the technical team and the fans who supported us from their homes (we could feel the love all the way from to Mityana)” said Rajiv after the competitions.
Now, Rajiv and team will focus attention on the upcoming Pearl of Africa rally under the Federation of Motor Sport in Uganda (FMU).
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.