The Ugandan rally ace Jas Mangat cruising a Mitsubishi Evo 10 drove the 4.6km Super Special Stage at Gahanga Quarry in 2mins and 45 seconds seven seconds ahead Zambian Jassy Singh who clocked 0:2:52 in a Subaru N10 to take the lead on day one in Rwanda.
Giancarlo Davite who is Rwanda’s national champion came in third after completing the two runs in three minutes and one second.
Last year’s Mt. Gorilla Rally winner, Elefter Mitraros, came fourth after completing the two runs in three minutes and two seconds.
More Team Uganda results: Christakis Fitidis (3.05), Fred Wampamba (3.12), Abdu Sempebwa (3.28) and Ismail Otega (3.39) clinched fifth, seventh, ninth and tenth position respectively.
Today (Saturday 21st September) drivers compete in six competitive sections totaling 174.6 kilometers with 171.9 kilometres of road sections in Mukoto.