Easter plot: Motocross Championships at Garuga Raceway Park

For the love of motorsport, the adrenaline rush, speed, the right place to be is Victoria Raceway Park as top riders from across East Africa renew rivalries in this year’s opening event off the East African Championships calendar.

Riders competing in the Mx1,MX 2, MX 65, among others take to the Lake Victoria-based stage amid the scorching sun and hit those bumps, and soar in the air.

Kylan Wekesa completes a flying maneuver at Victoria Raceway Park recently ©IbrahimMukiibi

Youngsters in the MX 65 category will be handed the chance to announce themselves on East Africa’s biggest stage, eyes will be on Uganda’s Mubarak Ssenoga and Liam Ntale.

Mubarak Ssenoga trails Liam Ntale (10) in the MX65 cc category. ©IbrahimMukiibi

Alistair Blick has already announced himself as the new Blick on the block as former Team Captain Maxime Van Pee will be back in the fold today. The pair will be going for the top podium finish.

Veteran Arthur Blick Jr. still giving his competion a run for their money ©IbrahimMukiibi

Kylan Wekesa has over the years grown into a force to be reckoned with. He is a joy watch, an entertainer and dare devil.

A 16 man contingent from Kenya has been in the country for a week and surely have had a chance to feel the track unlike their Tanzanian counterparts who jetted in on Saturday evening.

Alistair Blick winds up a corner during February’s National Motocross Championships ©Ibrahim Mukiibi

The day’s main event will be climaxed with a car rally featuring usual suspects Duncan “Kikankane” Mubiru, Ponsiano Lwakataka, Chippa Adams and many more going head to head before the National Rally Championships.

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