Muwonge won the 2011 NRC and this year she is fourth on the standings with 174 points.
PIC: Suzan Muwonge (C) talks to her Navigator Edmond Kyeyune as Leon Ssenyange Ronald Ssebuguzi navigator (R) looks on. (Credit: Johnson Were)
Unofficial NRC Standings
1. Jas Mangat 200 points
2. Unissan Bakunda 194
3. Kepher Walubi 180
4. Suzan Muwonge 174
5. Ronald Ssebuguzi 150
6. Christakis Fitidis 140
7. Fred Wapamba 115
8. Dr.Ashraf Ahmed 110
9. Ponsiano Lwakataka 95
10. Duncan Mubiru 75
FORT PORTAL – Finishing third in the UMC Rally in Fortportal has given female rally driver Suzan ‘Super Lady’ Muwonge confidence that she can win the national rally championship (NRC) again.
Muwonge won the 2011 NRC and this year she is fourth on the standings with 174 points, 26 behind table leader Jas Mangat.
“We came back this year but we are trying our best as we target the NRC this year.However, if the worst comes to the worst we look at the top three finish,” Muwonge said.
Muwonge returned this year from a two year sabbatical, she had taken after her maternity leave and academic commitments.
The Super Lady navigated by Edmond Kyeyune finished third in the UMC rally in Fortportal to maintain a fourth position on the NRC standings behind Jas Mangat (200pts),Unisan Bakunda(194pts) and Kepher Walubi (180 pts.).
“The competition is high but we are among the top five drivers targeting NRC and we are not giving up till the last event, “Muwonge stressed.
She finished third in the Mbarara rally; Eleventh in Masaka, sixth in Jinja rally and third in the UMC rally in Fortportal over the weekend.