Susan ‘Super Lady” Muwonge has called for unity and encouraged healthy competition as one way to grow motorsport in teh country.
The 2011and 2018 National Rally Champion made the remarks while addressing the Motocross fraternity that honored her son, Filbert Muwonge’s title celebrations at Stallion Hotel, in Natete.
Filbert is the 2021 50CC motocross champion
“We do not need to engage our children in frictious wrangles that often erupt amongst us as parents at competitions, but rather encourage and support them,” Muwonge said.
Filbert, riding a Ktm 50cc bike had to fight stiff competition from Jamairah Makumbi whom he beat by a seven-point difference having garnered 279 points from five rounds .
Fedearation of Motosports Clubs of Uganda assistant general secretary Ernest Ziwa added that the future of motocross in the country is bright after the introduction of young stars in the sport.
He pointed out names like Abigail Katende (50cc junior), Ethan Blick (50cc), Faith Deedan (50cc Junior), Jerome Mubiru (85cc), who have only recently joined the sport but have put up a good competition.
Ziwa was also full of praise for the parents who have managed to invest into the sport by buying bikes for the children.