In a bid to make this year’s KCB Mountain Gorilla Rally more organised, the local motor sport governing body, Rwanda Automobile Club will use a modern tracking system that is used in world rally championship.
According to Fabrice Semana, the event’s competitors’ Relations officer, the tracking system monitors cars in the race on a second by second basis, unlike previous events where the there was an interval of seconds in the tracking.
“This new system will help us monitor cars on a second by second basis. So if there is a problem, we will be very prompt in dealing with it,” Semana told this paper on Monday.
Rwanda’s charge will be led by 2009 winner Davite Giancarlo, who will be driving a Subaru N11 , Fitidis Christakis in a Subaru N12, Claude Kwizera, Mayaka Felekeni,Genes Semana , Mitraros Elfeter
So far 17 of the 35 drivers expected to race have confirmed participation and they include: Conrad Rautenbach, Jas Mangat, Jamie Whyte, Alain Dethise, Bukera Valery, Davite, Jean Yves, Edson Mugyereza, Charles Lubega, Fitidis, Mitraros, Kwizera, Charles Muhangi, Bukenya, Kenneth Ntaro, Ashraf and Ronald Sebuguuzi.