Champion Sahib Umar emerges victorious in the 4WD non-turbo KCB autocross competition

Champion Sahib Umar emerged victorious in the 4WD non-turbo class as the curtain fell in the sixth round of the KCB Kenya National Autocross Championship.

 

He finished first by defeating Eric Bengi (6:06.182) in a thrilling race organized by the Vintage and Classic Car Club of Kenya.

 

Sahib also scored two bonus points by setting the fastest time of the day when he cleared Heat 2 in 00.01.59.425.

 

 

Champion Sahib Umar emerged victorious in the 4WD non-turbo class as the curtain fell in the sixth round of the KCB Kenya National Autocross Championship.

 

 

 

Nine-year-old girl driver Kiana Rajput won the Pee Wee class which is the lowest category in the championship in terms of age.

 

 

Kiana defeated newcomer Ein Bengie, the son of rally driver Eric Bengie. Ian incidentally ran his first race in Karanvir’s old buggy.

 

Gurj Singh won the quad class in a time of 00:07; 22.432miniutes. In Daewoo 2WD, Rajveer emerged the winner in the two wheel drive non turbo car class by defeating Sam Karangatha (Subaru) at the second position. Rajveer clocked 06:42.38 in his best-of-three heats classification.

 

 

Rehan Shah became the winner in the open clQuad Class. Yuvraj Rajput won the Bambino category by defeating second placed Karamveer Singh.

 

 

“Karanvir drove very well and got me running for my money. He had a new buggy. Sadly I got mechanical problems and couldn’t get up to speed in the heat. I am still leading the championship and looking forward to a great season ahead, said champion Yuvraj

 

 

Nuru Abubakar, Regional Business Manager KCB, Nairobi Central Region congratulated all the winners for a wonderful race weekend.

 

“Over the past 18 years, KCB has invested over KSH.1.2 billion through the Kenya Motorsports Federation (KMSF) to support motorsports, mass rallies and autocross circuits. Additionally, over the past decade, KCB has invested KShs.820 million to support the Bank’s sports teams – Football, Volleyball, Rugby and Chess. The Bank has spent over KShs.300 million on Golf in the last 10 years”, Nuru  said

 


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