Rajiv Ruparelia won the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) 2019 Autocross event on Sunday 23rd June in Kayunga on which was just his second competitive event.
Rajiv finished an impressive time of 05:18.5, ahead of the experienced Lwakataka who came in second place at a time of 05:22.2. Ronald Sebuguzi came third while Arthur Blick Jr settled for fourth.
In his first race, Rajiv came second after clocking a time of 10:44 in the Enduro Autocross Championship 2019 at Zion Estates in Ssisa.
The Son to city tycoon, Sudhir Ruparelia, received specialized training at the Rallystar Motorsport Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Rajiv Ruparelia Rally Team nicknamed Double Trouble cruises in a VW Polo Proto imported from Poland. Rajiv is navigated by Ronnie Walia and managed by Dipu Ruparelia while Mike Mwangi is the Chief Mechanic
The team is now in preparation for the Africa Rally Championship event which will also double as the fourth round on the calendar scheduled for August 2 to 4.