Drivers put up an impressing start in Day-one of the Shell V-Power Pearl of Africa Uganda Rally in Busiika, Luwero district.

POAUR19 Day1 results

1.Manvir BARYAN / Drew STURROCK 03:17.0

2. Jas MANGAT / Joseph KAMYA 03:20.0

3 Hassan ALWI Jr. / Sirajih KYAMBADDE 03:22.0

4.Dharam PANDYA / Darber RATNAVEER 03:22.0

5. Yasin NASSER / Ali KATUMBA 03:23.0

6. Adam Rauf ESSA / Aaron NSAMBA 03:26.0

7.Arthur BLICK Jnr / George SSEMAKULA 03:27.5

8. Ronald SEBUGUZI / Leon SSENYANGE 03:28.0

9. Omar MAYANJA / Hussein MUKUYE 03:30.0

10. Unissan BAKUNDA / Umar KAKANDE 03:33.0

11. Duncan MUBIRU / Musa NSUBUGA 03:33.6

12.Dr. Ashraf MOHAMED / Shameer YUSUF 03:37.0

Driver Performances

Dr.Ashraf Ali in action during the super special stage

Dr.Ashraf Ali in action during the super special stage. Kinthan Images

Yasin Nasser in a Subaru GVB put up the best show exciting fans with his whips in the corners, while Manvir Baryan proved to be a hard rock to crack as he was flying.

Ambrose Byona who returned a year sabbatical seemed to be learning the New Mitsubishi Evo10 who he driving for the first time.

Defending champion Manvir Baryan beat his opponents to take day by three seconds, his top rival Jas Mangat will be chasing in Kayunga on Saturday August 3,2019.

 

 

Ambrose Byona in action.

Ambrose Byona in action. Kinthan Images

Former winner Hassan Alwi finished third, while Tanzania crew Pandya Dharam was fourth ahead of the Moil team of Yasin Nasser.

The crews shift the fight on Saturday in Kayunga.

UMOSPOC driver Ronald Ssebuguzi finished in eighth but is expected to better the performance in the competitive stages.