7th Motor Cross Championships:

Sun, 20th October 2013

At Uganda Motorsports Arena, Busika.

Entry Fee: General 10,000/= and VIP- 25,000/=

Time: 8 : 00 a.m till late

Africa’s Number one free style biker, Nick De Wit will be one of the surprise and attractive features as the 7th round of national motocross championships gets underway at the Uganda Motorsports Arena in Busika on Sunday.

“We decided to bring back Nick because of the ever increasing public demand from the motocross fans across the country”, Brian Tumusiime, an official of Speedway,  told reporters at the 7th motocross launch earlier in the week.

Besides Nick De Wit, the 7th round of the national championships will see various riders like Yasin Bukala, Jesse Kamstra, Talha Kiggundu, Fathu Kiggundu, Tamale Ahmed (MX2), Alestair Blick, Ali Omar (MX 85 CC), Wazir Omar, Fortune Ssentamu and Paddy Blick (MX 65 CC) and Waleed Omar and Ben Nsumba (50 CC), all on the Uganda National motocross team tussling it out in the 6 respective classes to earn competition  points that will go a long way in securing podium positions.

The Busika venue will provide a training base for riders who are set to take part in the CAC 3 race on 10th November 2013 at the Jamhuri Park in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

At the 6th national motocross championships, there were guest riders from Germany, Stefan Bengs (freestyler) and Kai Sedlak (racer) who joined the many local racers to give the fans a great day out.

Masaka based Yasin Bukala a.k.a ‘Munamasaka’ , who was in scintillating form at the 4th Mountain Dew Motorcross championships held in Lubiri will race in the main MX 1 meet, though he is expected to meet  a challenge from Arthur Blick Jr, Jesse Kamstra and Hood Ssemugooma.

The Championships is proudly sponsored by Crown Beverages under the Mountain Dew brand, Oil giants, Total Uganda, IAA HealthCare/ Resolution Health, UAP Insurance, Safe Insurance and Fotogenix.

Entrance to the Sunday 20th October 2013 Busika event will be come forth will a free mountain dew soda at 10.000/= for the general public and 25.000/= for VIP fans

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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