The event is slated to take place from December 6 – 7 in areas of Mbale, Sironko and Manafwa.
According the clerk of the course, Jeff Kabagambe, the two-day event will cover 361.18 kms of which the longest section will comprise of 83 kms.
“We expect a tough though interesting rally this time. I have already inspected the routes and they are clear and safe for the drivers though the registration of drivers is on lower pace,” noted Kabagambe.
During the launch of this event at Oilibya petrol station in Namanve, Oilibya as the main sponsor of the event pledged Shs 30 million as total sponsorship in kind and cash.
George Kagimu, the FMU president, thanked Oilibya for the boost.
“I thank Oilibya for the work done and let me hope for a continued support for motorsport from Oilibya,” said Kagimu.
So far, eighteen drivers have registered.
However, the well-known and established drivers are yet to register.
Only Cristakis Fitidis and Edson Mungyereza are the ‘big’ drivers who have already registered but normal registration will end on November 27th.