Drivers ready to please crowds ahead of the Busiika Boxing-day Sprint

By: Herbert Mukiibi

The Busiika track is set for another thrilling day of action on the 26th of December 2023.
For a couple of years previously, Boxing day sprint has always formed part of the festival of
speed Busiika.

The event has always brought excitement to racing in the cities where it has always been held hence
attracting a good number of spectators eagerly awaiting D-day.
Just as last year, the prestigious sprint heads back to Busiika Arena, a venue remarkably known
for its stupendous viewing points and fast lanes.

In 2022, Busiika Champions sprint was a tarmac versus gravel challenge but has been
switched to a full gravel challenge for the 2023 edition for a more guaranteed fascinating
battle. The new challenge is made for an all-new sprint and so should be the approach for the

This being a champions sprint, it attracts a great turn-up of drivers both local and foreign
crews and this time over 50 entries are expected.
Two former winners, Yasin Nasser and Ronald Ssebuguzi have both gone on to put in entries
for the sprint assuring fans an exciting battle between the two as they have been rivals since

“I want to be paired with Yasin Nasser as he wasn’t contented with the Jinja super special
stage results” said Ronald Ssebuguzi in an interview with Hapasport.

Excitingly, Suzan Muwonge “Super Lady” is expected to make a comeback from a long
sabbatical as she was seen training the Subaru N12B for the boxing day sprint ahead.
With his latest victory at the Mosac Gomba Rally a few months back, Ponsiano Lwakataka
looks forward to the latest edition of the Busiika Boxing day Sprint and all he eyes for is a win.

Among the foreign crews, the ARC2 champion, Hamza who will be cruising a Mitsubishi Evo
9 this time, Mujo Simakoloi from Zambia , and the duo from Tanzania, Manveer Birdi and
Randeep Singh who are to cruise the GVB senior and GVB Junior respectively from the MOIL
rally team.

Musa Segaabwe”SEGAMU” and reigning autocross champion Kevin Bebeto are also expected
to debut in the open class come Boxing day.

After a 2wd victory in the previously concluded FortPortal rally, Samuel Watendwa is looking
forward to dominate the category and so he will have to face the reigning 2WD champion,
Ibrahim Lubega “Pasua”

Having faced a disappointment in Fort Portal, John Consta is also eyeing for a victory to
recover and so a triumph at Busiika suits better.

It will be an action-packed event for all the spectators and will be guaranteed a double-circuitto boost their elation

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