In any sport, relating with fans is big cornerstone for every sportsman; it adds values and empowers the man or woman in charge. Fans are the pillars of the sport you are participating in.
Well aware of this big catch, motor racing beginner, Rajiv Ruparelia of the Rajiv Ruparelia Team, is fast recognizing that to survive in the gruesome sport of motor racing, you need the backing of fans.
He is beginning to understand that success on the racing track is not enough to have a successful career in the sport. He is appreciating the fact that fans matter.
During the fifth round of Pearl of Africa Rally 2019 Rally in Kayunga, Rajiv and his team took off time from the racing track and interacted with fans, many of whom were issued with fans certificate.
This was looked at as a move to formalize a strong and dedicated fan base.
Rajiv Ruparelia Rally Team has had a successful motor rallying career after Rajiv came second in his maiden race Enduro Autocross Championship 2019 at Zion Estates in Ssisa but won his second race, the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) 2019 Autocross Championship on Sunday 23rd June in Kayunga.
Rajiv Ruparelia Rally Team nicknamed Double Trouble cruises in a VW Polo Proto imported from Poland. Rajiv is navigated by Ronnie Walia and managed by Dipu Ruparelia while Mike Mwangi is the Chief Mechanic.
In actual sense, Rajiv Ruparelia has not let success in his maiden two races get into his head but rather he is choosing to tread carefully as he integrates into the motor rallying fraternity of Uganda.