ARC standings after Burundi event:
1.Yasin Nasser – 78
2.Jas Mangat – 63
3.Karan Patel – 60
Ugandan crews of Yasin Nasser and Jas Mangat pick crucial African Rally championship points at Rallye International du Burundi, to keep a top of 2023 African championship. The duo finished second and third behind event winner Kenya’s Karan Patel, to hold the 1-2 ARC lead of 78 and 63 points respectively.
Patel bagging his second ARC win now lies third with 60 points, posted event’s fastest time of one hour 44 minutes 44.3seconds.
Another surviving crew of Innocent Bwamiki navigated by Hamza Lwanga in Mitsubishi Evo9, who after rolling in stage7 on Saturday, managed to cross event final flying finish line on Sunday, to bag themselves 24 points for ARC2 contention, 19points for the ARC.
Tanzania’s Prince Charles Nyerere joined the ARC contention at the Burundi Rally finishing fifth after experiencing car differential and clutch problems.
Home boy Valery Bukera in a Subaru N12 commanded the home pack, posting fatest run time of one hour 49minutes, 05.9seconds.
Next ARC border stop is Rwanda, for the Rwanda Mountain Gorilla rally next month.
Author: Frank Kaheesi- Head FMU Media