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Meanwhile, Mayanja also said the Sporting Commission recommended that drivers Byron Lugomoka (Evo 7) Samuel Bwete (Subaru), Edwin Kalule (Celica ST162) and Godfrey ‘Sodo’ Aine (Subaru N10) be upgraded from CRC to NRC.

KAMPALA.

Mountains of the Moon Rally clerk of course Joshua Mayanja, hopes for dry conditions today as over 30 drivers hit the road to negotiate eight competitive sections (CS) spread across 148km in Fort Portal.

Mayanja is worried wet conditions will be a problem for 2WD cars especially in CS5- Mpanga ( 27.09km) and CS7- Zaborogota (22.30km). Incidentally both are tea plantations and the longest sections of the event.

“Wet conditions will disorganise the event. We have had problems in the past when it rains,” Mayanja told Sunday Monitor.

In 2015, Mabare, another tea plantation section was unpassable when it rained and the section was cancelled after some cars were caught up in the muddy conditions.

“We don’t want similar problem as we want to end the event on time for everyone to drive back to Kampala early enough.”
Meanwhile, Mayanja also said the Sporting Commission recommended that drivers Byron Lugomoka (Evo 7) Samuel Bwete (Subaru), Edwin Kalule (Celica ST162) and Godfrey ‘Sodo’ Aine (Subaru N10) be upgraded from CRC to NRC.

Competitive sections and start time
Cs2- Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru 14.50km (7.34 Am)
Cs3-Rwenzori Tea 1 11.80 Km (7.59 Am)
Cs4-Mabare 1 16.76 Km (8.58 Am)
Cs5-Mpanga 1 27.09km (9.26 Am)
Cs6- Rwenzori Tea 2 11.08km (10.52 Am)
Cs7- Zaborogota 22.20km (11.15 Am)
Cs8-Mabare 2 16.76 Km (12.31pm)
Cs9-Mpanga 2 27.09km (12.59pm)

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